75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby ROCKet STAR » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:43 am

Time for another crack...

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Many thanks to Nic for giving me a hand with the layup!
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby CATO » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:24 am

Good luck Chris, see you at the launch.
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby Lister » Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:09 am

Very nice work 8)

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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby SpaceManMat » Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:17 am

Nice! So what's the flight plan on this one?
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby Kryten » Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:09 am

Get it right this time :twisted:
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby ROCKet STAR » Wed Mar 02, 2016 3:10 pm

SpaceManMat wrote:Nice! So what's the flight plan on this one?


I'm planning on flying a CTI M840 moon burner. Should keep the speed down to about Mach2 but still push it to roughly 35,000'.

Hopefully it works this time!
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby jase » Wed Mar 02, 2016 6:19 pm

Hey long burn L3 attempt - my favourite 8)

Special kind of flight too, got to be light-on with the build. So you going sub-minimum at Westmar in April at a guess?

Best of luck to you Chris. Would love to be there to watch it :D
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby OverTheTop » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:02 pm

Good luck with the flight Chris, and the L3 of course! :D
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby martymonsta » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:37 pm

That's a really nice looking fin can Chris. The last fin can I saw that looked that nice went to over 60k. What are you doing for the coupler?
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby ROCKet STAR » Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:19 pm

martymonsta wrote:That's a really nice looking fin can Chris. The last fin can I saw that looked that nice went to over 60k. What are you doing for the coupler?



Essentially everything in front of the motor is identical to the last attempt. The coupler and AV bay is the same one that flew at Balls in 2014. The only addition is a small camera.

The only other difference is the motor casing. It is one of the new style CTI 75mm casings that has a bit more meat in the area that failed on my last flight. Given that one mach number has been removed from the peak velocity, and the case is stronger, hopefully I'll be in with better odds this time.

And Jase, Yep, April is the plan.
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby SpaceManMat » Thu Mar 03, 2016 1:46 am

Sounds like April going to be a pretty good launch...

Not sure I'll be able to get the purple parrot ready in time though.
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby Crazy Jim » Wed Mar 16, 2016 4:45 am

I believe I may have found the source of your frustration in prior certification flights.
Did you kiss her goodbye at the pad?


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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby october sky » Fri Mar 18, 2016 2:13 pm

Chris man, I sure wish you the very best on this one as everyone here knows you have deserved L3 long ago. 8)
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby CATO » Fri Mar 18, 2016 4:16 pm

october sky wrote:Chris man, I sure wish you the very best on this one as everyone here knows you have deserved L3 long ago. 8)

Ari, I'm beginning to think it's intentional, he just doesn't what to shout us a round of drinks :wink:

I for one will be at the launch to whiteness the attempt, cup in hand.... You can no longer get away with this Chris, it's your shout mate...
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Re: 75mm Min Diameter L3 Build "Devil-May-Care"

Postby october sky » Sat Mar 19, 2016 8:14 pm

CATO wrote:
october sky wrote:Chris man, I sure wish you the very best on this one as everyone here knows you have deserved L3 long ago. 8)

Ari, I'm beginning to think it's intentional, he just doesn't what to shout us a round of drinks :wink:

I for one will be at the launch to whiteness the attempt, cup in hand.... You can no longer get away with this Chris, it's your shout mate...


David, you might be into something here.... :lol:

Go Chris....GO ! 8)
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