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Launch Report 2015-10 (MDRA ESL-208)

10 Oct 2015, 23:42 UTC
Launch Report 2015-10 (MDRA ESL-208)
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Location: Central Sod Farm, MDRAWeather: sunny, mid 60's, wind started at 15+ but started calming after 1PMTotal flights: Today - 5; YTD - 70Total motors: Today - 9; YTD - 85Motors by class YTD: MMX-2; A-7; B-4; C-24; D-6; E-11; F-20; G-8; H-3Water rocket flights (not included in the totals above): 6 It was very windy when I got to the field and I was a bit bummed. After spending an hour and a half trying, unsuccessfully, to recover Bat-mite's rocket from  the trees, the wind started to calm. It was in a favorable direction so I had a couple of long walks. I had less little shooting an arrow over his rocket. It was higher and deeper in the tree than my prior success. On the final shot, I think I might have had it. Unfortunately, I ran out of fishing line. Rats! I hadn't considered that possibility. I'll have to figure out how to get some more onto the reel.My Flights:Not-a-MIRV on three C11-3s - The flight was a bit low for three C11s but it was nice anyway. The induction tubes were a bit sooty but weren't damaged.DG&A Lazarus on an H550-10 - Very fast and high. And ...

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