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Launch Report 2017-10 (MDRA)

14 Oct 2017, 23:06 UTC
Launch Report 2017-10  (MDRA)
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Location: Central Sod Farm, ESL-231Weather: overcast; high 60s; wind 0-5 Total flights: Today - 6; YTD - 38Total motors: Today - 11; YTD - 50Motors by class YTD: MMX-1; A-6; B-3; C-17; D-3; E-7; F-5; G-6; H-1; I-1No traffic to-and-fro and great launch weather - not too hot or chilly and almost no wind. The cloud ceiling was low so high flights were impacted...not mine. We were on an alternate field which was covered in mowed grass. Despite a rainy week, the only wet spots were along the central irrigation ditch. My rockets stayed out of it but my left foot didn't.The flight rate was lively but there were no lines. Got to see Dr. Zooch's prototype Shutte/Carrier stack. And, then there was Tom's N powered rocket!Here are my reports:DG&A Lazarus on an H182-8 - CR@300 - Bright red plume and at-apogee ejection...nice!Son of Fronkensteen on a G74-6 - After last year's fail, I added a 12" plate to Fronkie's base. This time, it only made one short detour on its way up. See the video in the album linked below. I already have thoughts on next year's version.THOY Snipe on 3xE9-4 - CR@200 - Slow boost but a good ...

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