Launch Report

April 23, 1998
Billings, MT

Temp: 81
Wind: 5-10 mph
Where: BLM land at 17 mile marker

Flights in order
RocketMotor
Estes Terrier/SandhawkE30-7T
Maniacal (Maniac with 29mm motor)G40-10W
Aerotech ArreauxF39-6T
Aerotech Wart-HogF39-6T
Aerotech MustangE30-7T
Rocket R&D SandhawkH123-10W
PML Bull PuppyH123-6W
Aerotech InitiatorF39-6T
Aerotech CheetahE15-7W
Shadow #2H128-10W

Highlights
The Terrier was a perfect flight and delay. The Maniacal took off, flew out-of-sight, never to be seen again (I wasn't suprised). The Arreaux, Wart-Hog and Mustang were all nominal flights. The Sandhawk made another excellent flight on the H123W, but broke two fins when it landed on a rock. The Bull Puppy made a great flight on the H123W. The Initiator flew nice on the F39-6T. The Cheetah flight was nominal. Final flight of the day was the Shadow with IA-X96 accelerometer, went 2536 feet on its first H flight.

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