45 degrees, a bit of slushy ground cover. Strong winds from South.
This was the Free Rockets contest from the "Found-Parts" rocket building session at the Feb 5th meeting.
The launch was only from 9am to 11am. I was judge for the contest and also helped some first time fliers prepare their rockets. I forgot my bag of small motors so only launched what I had already loaded in my rockets. (didn't really plan on flying much anyway).
My Flight Results:
|Jeff||Completely Cardboard 2||Estes D12-3||1st flight of clone of original CC that was lost at last launch here. Parachute was small plastic shopping bag with two strings tied to the handles.||500||Perfect. chute deployed and worked great. Got wet in snow, esp. nosecone.|
|Jeff||Bic Arcas||Quest MicroMaxx 1/8A||Tiny chute||40||Perfect launch but chute did not open. Too cold.|
Some of the other memorable flights were:
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