Launch Report

April 12, 2003
Billings, MT

Temp: 75.
Wind: 5 mph
Where: BLM land at 17 mile marker

Flights in order
Estes Alien Space ProbeF24-7W
Aerotech ArreauxG40-7W
PML Small EndeavourI357-10T
Aerotech ArcasH180-10W
PML Small EndeavourI211-14W
Estes Shadow #2G40-7W
Estes Alien Space ProbeF24-7W

First BSRA launch of the year, excellent weather. My first launch was the Alien Space Probe on a F24-7W for a nice flight. The chute stuck in the body tube, but there was no damage. I flew the Arreaux on a G40. Then I flew the (finally) repaired Small Endeavour on an I357-10T. It really ripped on this motor. Next was the Arcas on a H180-10W. Then I flew the Small Endeavour again on a I211-14W for a perfect flight. I flew the Estes Shadow on a G40 for a nominal flight. My last flight was the Alien Space Probe on another F24-W for another good flight, and this time the parachute deployed.

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