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Launch Report 2015-9 (NARHAMS)

26 Sep 2015, 22:25 UTC
Launch Report 2015-9  (NARHAMS)
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Location: NARHAMS, Mt. AiryWeather: 70's, 10+/- mph, cloudyTotal flights: Today - 7; YTD - 65Total motors: Today - 7; YTD - 76Motors by class YTD: MMX-2; A-4; B-4; C-21; D-6; E-11; F-19; G-7; H-2Water rocket flights (not included in the totals above): 6It was quite windy but the direction was fairly favorable. That is, rockets would stay away from the evil trees but the vector was towards the ball field/pavilions/parking. I ended up scrubbing several flights.My main goal for this launch was to try out my Tree Rescue System. The target in this case was the Saturn V, SA-666, which was lost in August. I'm happy to say I was successful thanks to my wife and one Mike Kelly. My wife lent much needed hands and Mike suggested pulling in a direction that broke the snagged branch. He also did the pulling but I think the key was the direction. It only three shots to snag the proper branch and the process was successful. Based on what in theory is 100' of paracord, I estimate the rocket was 43' up. I'll put the details of the process all the way at the bottom of this post.My Flights:Tiny Tim Smoke on ...

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