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by Scoop1261
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: 2018 Season Opener - 29th April - Grass Valley
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: 2018 Season Opener - 29th April - Grass Valley

Just a reminder to the rocketry fraternity that the first launch of the WARS 2018 season will be held on Sunday 29th April. The local weather forecast is looking pretty spectacular, and will be conducive to launching rockets. Some of the WARS committee made the trek out to the Grass Valley site toda...
by Scoop1261
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: 2018 Season Opener - 29th April - Grass Valley
Replies: 1
Views: 102

2018 Season Opener - 29th April - Grass Valley

The Western Australian Rocketry Society INC. cordially extends an invitation to WARS & AMRS members and their invited guests to attend the range located at Grass Valley 75kms east of Perth, on Sunday the 29th April for the first of our regular club launches for the 2018 season. The CASA instrume...
by Scoop1261
Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Williams "Wildfire" Westernationals 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Williams "Wildfire" Westernationals 2018

Following from the successful 2016 "Destination Moon" event, WARS once again plays host to the AMRS National Circus when it returns to Williams in June 2018 for the organisations feature event of the year. The event will be held on the long weekend; Saturday 2 June & Sunday 3 June at o...
by Scoop1261
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Just another launch day...
Replies: 20
Views: 419

Re: Just another launch day...

And another of the Atlas 541 config

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And something a little smaller

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by Scoop1261
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Just another launch day...
Replies: 20
Views: 419

Re: Just another launch day...

So these are a couple of the Falcon 9 launch I didn't have my tripod on this trip, but thanks to the Olympus OM-D EM-1 Image stabilisation I managed to get a couple freehand shots. Sky lit up brighter than I could have ever anticipated so I just let the camera auto adjust. P3060432_resized.jpg P3060...
by Scoop1261
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: 2018 Season
Replies: 0
Views: 71

2018 Season

Greetings enthusiasts, The 2018 flying season is nearly upon us and planning for the 10 year anniversary of the Williams "Wildfire" Westernationals is in full swing. Stay tuned for further announcements coming soon. This year will see a number of events held on Saturday rather than the usu...
by Scoop1261
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Devilish Project (Go Devil 38 kit bash)
Replies: 24
Views: 876

Re: Devilish Project (Go Devil 38 kit bash)

Sumo310 wrote:
Mach 2.5+ is achievable if you pull excess weight out (sorry just looking for an excuse to trot this video out..).
Thats 2025 MPH and 112g's.


https://youtu.be/EqNSwOw1myw



Ahhh those were the days........ Just another classic WWW event!
by Scoop1261
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Arnhem Space Centre
Replies: 16
Views: 1071

Re: Arnhem Space Centre

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by Scoop1261
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Sunday 8th October Grass Valley Launch
Replies: 1
Views: 619

Re: Sunday 8th October Grass Valley Launch

Just to confirm that the proposed launch on Sunday is still a GO!
by Scoop1261
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Sunday 8th October Grass Valley Launch
Replies: 1
Views: 619

Sunday 8th October Grass Valley Launch

The Western Australian Rocketry Society INC. cordially extends an invitation to WARS & AMRS members and their invited guests to attend the range located at Grass Valley 75kms east of Perth, on Sunday the 8th October for one of our regular club launches for the 2017 season. The CASA instrument pe...
by Scoop1261
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Saturday 23rd September Williams Launch
Replies: 6
Views: 597

Re: Saturday 23rd September Williams Launch

Unfortunately the weather conditions are not predicted to improve for this weekends proposed launch.
Regrettably, the launch has been cancelled.

The final launch has been scheduled to be held at Grass Valley on Sunday 8th October.
by Scoop1261
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Saturday 23rd September Williams Launch
Replies: 6
Views: 597

Re: Saturday 23rd September Williams Launch

And before anybody asks about the weather...... Yes, we are watching the forecasts and will post updates on both FB & Website.
by Scoop1261
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Saturday 23rd September Williams Launch
Replies: 6
Views: 597

Saturday 23rd September Williams Launch

The Western Australian Rocketry Society INC. cordially extends an invitation to WARS & AMRS members and their invited guests to attend the range located at Williams 175kms South of Perth, on Saturday the 23rd September for one of our regular club launches for the 2017 season. The CASA instrument...
by Scoop1261
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Sunday 27th August Grass Valley Launch
Replies: 5
Views: 882

Re: Sunday 27th August Grass Valley Launch

Launch is still a go!

I'm hoping the fore-casted winds will blow through tonight
by Scoop1261
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Sunday 27th August Grass Valley Launch
Replies: 5
Views: 882

Re: Sunday 27th August Grass Valley Launch

Mostly Sunny
Min Temp 9deg C
Max Temp 23deg C
Winds E to ESE from 19km/h
Chance of rain - 30%
Rain amount - < 1mm
RH - 53%
Frost Risk - Nil

The launch is still a GO!

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