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Launch Report 2016-5 (NARHAMS)

18 Jun 2016, 22:12 UTC
Launch Report 2016-5 (NARHAMS)
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Location: Mt Airy/NARHAMSWeather: mid 80's sunny, wind 0-5Total flights: Today - 11; YTD - 49Total motors: Today - 12; YTD - 50Motors by class YTD: MMX-1, 1/2A-2, A-7, B-2, C-19, D-3, E-8, F-4, G-4 Today was a really great flying day, except for the 4+ foot tall grass next to the range. I had several go in and, thanks to some helpful folks, all came out. Luckily, the small ones weren't too far in and there were people right there. This was the East Coast Regional Meet (ECRM) so there were many new faces. As with any contest launch, competitors take precedence over sport fliers. However, I had to speak up on about half my flights because they were skipped. I still maintained a good flight rate and even got revenge by causing some extra confusion. I noted that the club has a new flight card format. I guess there are enough Chute Releases being flown to warrant their own check box and deployment altitude. My Flights:First Flight Under Dawg on an E12-0/C11-3 - I've flown this motor combo a couple of times but this time the boost was a little squirrelly. This sent the sustainer parts into tall trees. ...

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