Launch Report

June 28, 2002
ROC Lake V, Alberta

Temp: 80s.
Wind: 15 - 20 mph
Where: ROC Lake south of Taber, Alberta

Flights in order
Modified Estes Super Big BerthaH143-10SS
Vaughn Bros. Javelin 4.0K700-W

First day of ROC Lake V. The weather was warm but windy. My first launch was the Super Big Bertha on a Cesaroni Smokey Sam H143-10SS. I liked the flight so much I bought a Pro38 casing set. The Smokey Sam motors have a higher average thrust than Blackjack motors and are much easier to light and clean. Then I flew the Javelin on a K700-W for a nice flight. The rocket drifted very far because of the wind, and I was unable to find the rocket that day. It was found the next day (after some rain). The IA-X96 data was lost.

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