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Launch Report 2015-4 (MDRA)

14 Jun 2015, 23:22 UTC
Launch Report 2015-4 (MDRA)
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Location: MDRA, Price, MD (ESL-204)Weather: High 80's, sunny, hot, wind was low (6 mph, mas o menos)Total flights: Today - 7; YTD - 25Total motors: Today - 8; YTD - 26Motors by class YTD: MMX-2; C-6; E-6; F-6; G-5; H-1Water rocket flights (not included in the totals above): 6I managed to convince the wife to come out to help with the Easy Up, which meant our dog got to enjoy the sod farm too. I'll get right to the flight reports...Landshark on a G125-7 - Great flight, but it became a rocket on a hot tin roof. BIG hat tip to Bob Utley for helping wrangle the 40 pole that was required to recover it!AGM-84 Harpoon on a G106-7 - A nice noisy flight that landed close by...on the road again. One fin snapped; easily fixable.4-F Club on 3x F15-0 and 1x F15-8 motors - Well, the sim didn't work out so well on this one. It supposedly would be stable off a 10' rail. Instead, the first booster merely lobbed it off the rail. Maybe it bound on the rail? The 2nd motor drove it to the ground, spreading parts and unburned motors all around. The unburned F15-0 now ...

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