Launch Report

September 11, 1999
Billings, MT

Temp: 45 degrees. Rain.
Wind: 8 to 15 mph
Where: BLM land at 17 mile marker

Flights in order
Estes Terrier/SandhawkE30-7T
Aerotech ArreauxG33-7J

There are none. This was the sixth launch of Tripoli Montana, and I launched with Andy Meteer. I first flew my Terrier/Sandhawk on a E30-7T. Next was the Arreaux on a G33-7J for a nominal flight. Then Andy flew his Estes Patriot on a four D12-7 cluster for a perfect flight. And then the rains came. It didn't let up until 2pm, and the site was pretty muddy and windy, so we called it a day. And I was going to launch my 7.5-inch Iris on a J570W cluster...

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