9th April 2017 Launch

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9th April 2017 Launch

Postby Digit » Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:38 pm

LAUNCH INVITATION

The Queensland Rocketry Society Inc (QRS) would like to invite all interested people and members of the Australian rocketry community to our April launch.

LAUNCH DETAILS

Date: Sunday 9th April.
Range Open: 0800.
Range Closed: 1300.
Ceiling: 5000ft AGL. (A NOTAM will be posted with Air Services Brisbane office).

DIRECTIONS

If you require directions to launch area 2 at Cedar Grove, please refer to the QRS Website.

SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THE DAY

* Members are asked to sign in at the RSO table at 8:00am.
* If your membership is not current on the day, you will not be able to launch.
* HPR rocketeers will need to provide evidence of a current QLD explosives licence.
* If launching an unproven design, either scratch built or a modified kit, bring a copy of your sim so the RSO can verify the stability/safety of your rocket.

AMRS CERTIFICATION FLIGHTS

This launch is AMRS sanctioned and AMRS certification flights for Level 1 & 2 will be conducted. Remember to make arrangements with the AMRS Certification Officer prior to the launch day. AMRS members from across Australia who wish to attempt certification are welcome to attend for this purpose.

UNFAVOURABLE WEATHER

If adverse weather or other conditions on the day of the launch effect the launch program, the launch will be rescheduled. If on the day of the launch, you are uncertain the launch will proceed, check this post for updates or contact 07 33331655 and follow the prompts to local clubs. A cancellation notice will be posted to the launch site shortly after 7:00am on the day of the launch.

See you there.
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Re: 9th April 2017 Launch

Postby Digit » Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:35 am

**IMPORTANT NOTICE**

Owing to the unprecedented weather event the April launch has been postponed until 23 April. The conditions of the launch site at this time are such that it would not be safe to launch.
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Re: 9th April 2017 Launch

Postby SpaceManMat » Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:02 pm

Digit wrote:**IMPORTANT NOTICE**

Owing to the unprecedented weather event the April launch has been postponed until 23 April. The conditions of the launch site at this time are such that it would not be safe to launch.


Aw man. I was looking forward to my first water recovery :wink:
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Re: 9th April 2017 Launch

Postby High Impulse » Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:20 pm

I may actually be able to make this launch :lol:
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Re: 9th April 2017 Launch

Postby SpaceManMat » Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:15 pm

Digit wrote:**IMPORTANT NOTICE**

Owing to the unprecedented weather event the April launch has been postponed until 23 April. The conditions of the launch site at this time are such that it would not be safe to launch.


Has anyone been able to check out the site now?
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Re: 9th April 2017 Launch

Postby crom » Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:06 pm

Just confirming we are good to launch this Sunday at Jimboomba!

See you there....
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Re: 9th April 2017 Launch

Postby crom » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:57 pm

A small but enthusiastic rocketry crowd was greeted with perfect weather for launching rockets at QRS today with clear skies and little wind.
Although numbers were small, launching started late and was consistent throughout the entire morning. A number of specatators also enjoyed the launch and we had some new members join the club.

There was a total of 25 flights for the morning:

11 Low Power
6 Medium Power
8 High Power

Mark was again the most prolific launcher with 8 flights ranging from 1/2A motors all the way up to an I280 Dark Matter in his Midnight Lightning rocket. Closely behind Mark was the tag team duo of Rob and Robbie with four flights: 3 HP and one D12 two stage rocket.

Congratulations to Rob for successfully achieving his L1 certification with his Small Endeavour flying on an H123 motor to 2400 ft.

Congratulations also to Patrick flying his Xiao Feng's Fury on an H135 to 1900 ft for his successful L1. Patrick was up from Sydney University and is planning on competing in the University Rocketry Challenge in the US later this year.

Other notable flights included Sarah's fantastically detailed Dark Star on a G83 motor to 1100 ft and Saige's Crayon-sational Estes crayon rocket to 1000 ft on C power. The 'scalded cat' award for the day went to Matt and his Darkstar Mini on a 'blink and you'll miss it' F240 Vmax motor.

Largest motor of the day was Blake flying his Snot Rocket to 2600 ft on a J465 Green Tornado motor. I suspect he has flown rockets previously based on this picture perfect dual deployment flight...

See you at the next launch!
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Re: 9th April 2017 Launch

Postby crom » Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:47 pm

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