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by crom
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 8th March 2020 Launch "Flames Smoke & Noise Spectacular"
Replies: 15
Views: 1512

Re: 8th March 2020 Launch "Flames Smoke & Noise Spectacular"

Perfect flying conditions, green grass and a herd of cows greeted flyers and spectators at the advertised launch held yesterday by QRS. Multiple launch pads were set up that saw: - 46 launches on the main flying field: A 1, B 4, C 12, D 3, E 4, F 4, G 9, H 6, I 2, K 1 - Two ejection tests on the mai...
by crom
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 16th February 2020 Launch
Replies: 1
Views: 1261

Re: 16th February 2020 Launch

Perfect conditions for launching today despite the high humidity with green fields and barely a gust of wind. There were 37 launches in the morning consisting of: A x 1, B x 1, C x 13, D x 9, E x 1, F x 3, G x 6, H x 2, K x 1. A couple of notable flights for the day were: - Brendan's Dredd-Nought fl...
by crom
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: February Launch
Replies: 0
Views: 1358

February Launch

Just a reminder to all members and friends of QRS that the February launch takes place on 16 February this year to accommodate the NZ 'Havoc in the Paddock' launch.

Matt
by crom
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: Launch Dates 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 1324

Launch Dates 2020

The QRS launch dates for this year are as follows:

12 January
16 February
08 March – Advertised
19 April
17 May
14 June
12 July
16 August
13 September
18 October - Advertised
08 November
13 December
by crom
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: QRS Committee 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 891

QRS Committee 2020

The QRS AGM took place last weekend following the January launch day. It gives me great pleasure to announce that the 2020 committee for the Queensland Rocketry Society elected at the AGM consists of the following members: President – Matt Barton Secretary – Blake Nikolic Treasurer / Membership – Pe...
by crom
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: January 2020 Launch
Replies: 0
Views: 1316

January 2020 Launch

Reasonable winds greeted club members for the QRS January launch. Despite the wind, there were still 23 launches for the day, consisting of: B 2 C 3 D 2 E 2 F 1 G 7 H 4 I 2 As well as a number of ground tests by the UQSpace team. The two largest motors flow on the day were: - Brendan Hawkins flying ...
by crom
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: October launch
Replies: 2
Views: 986

Re: October launch

A few launches from last weekend... My flight is the last launch with 3 x H123 motors...



Are there any updates on the cert attempt success / failures?
by crom
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 14th July 2019 Launch
Replies: 5
Views: 1946

Re: 14th July 2019 Launch

by crom
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: August launch?
Replies: 5
Views: 1250

Re: August launch?



Any word on the success of the various cert attempts??
by crom
Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 17th March 2019 Launch.
Replies: 3
Views: 1521

Re: 17th March 2019 Launch.

by crom
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: L1 Build - Upgraded Loc IV
Replies: 53
Views: 7007

Re: L1 Build - Upgraded Loc IV

Looking good... All the upgrades look great so far... Looking forward to seeing the rest of the build...
by crom
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Fin Thickness Calculator
Replies: 2
Views: 1263

Re: Fin Thickness Calculator

Thanks Mat!
by crom
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Fin Thickness Calculator
Replies: 2
Views: 1263

Fin Thickness Calculator

Quick question: is anyone aware of an online calculator to determine appropriate fin thickness / fin flutter velocity? I've found FinSim but based on the instructions you'd need a PhD in Physics to understand it and it only seems to be available to US students: http://www.aerorocket.com/finsim.html ...

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