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Launch Report 2016-7 (MDRA)

16 Jul 2016, 21:55 UTC
Launch Report 2016-7 (MDRA)
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Location: Central Sod Farm, Centreville, MDWeather: mid to high 80s, humid, mostly overcast, wind 0+Total flights: Today - 5; YTD - 57Total motors: Today - 15; YTD - 70Motors by class YTD: MMX-1, 1/2A-2, A-12, B-2, C-27, D-6, E-8, F-5, G-7I can't believe it was nine months since I made it to MDRA, and they ordered up great weather for this momentous event. It was too hot but that's what you expect in July!My PhotosMy FlightsChesapeake Sea Monster on three D12s and eight C6s - Ignitions duties were handle by three soldered igniter assemblies using the old Q2G2's and the club's Cluster Buck. The ground level wind was still and the boost was arrow straight. All eleven motors ignited. Ejection occurred around apogee and it landed very close by. The large rear fin set popped off...no surprise here. There was a little soot here and there, but baby wipes took care of that. I got Peter to shoot video it so that should show up within a few weeks.Fett Boy on a G74-6 - Excellent flight with the Chute Release set to @200'.Big Brute on a G104-7 - Another good flight, with the Chute Release moved up to 300'.Madcow Jayhawk ...

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