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Launch Report 2017-11 (NARHAMS)

21 Oct 2017, 21:19 UTC
Launch Report 2017-11  (NARHAMS)
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Location: Mt. AiryWeather: sunny; mid 70s; wind 0-3 Total flights: Today - 12; YTD - 50Total motors: Today - 12; YTD - 62Motors by class YTD: MMX-1; A-9; B-4; C-21; D-3; E-7; F-9; G-6; H-1; I-1Man alive, another day of perfect weather. 2017 was most excellent in that regard (so far)! The lines were nonexistent from the first couple of hours and I got all my LPR flights up in about one hour and 15 minutes. By the time I ate, the near soccer field cleared and I moved on to my mid-power flights. The first one, the MLAS-S, landed far up in a tree despite the use of the JLCR. It might actually have been better not to use it that time. It took over an hour to get it down. It was too high for me to wrangle it down using our lineman's pole, although I totally wore myself out trying. It returned to get a drink and enlisted a volunteer and his two kids to help. It came down and I rewarded the kids with rocket funds. It did save the JLCR and Alt 3. Getting old sucks.My flights:2nd Half on a C6-3 - Nice flight as ...

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