Dark Shadow - Build Thread

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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby SpaceManMat » Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:24 pm

Very nice George.
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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby CATO » Wed Oct 07, 2015 6:10 am

SpaceManMat wrote:Very nice George.


+1
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Ns 16: 34,558; 15: 35,955; 14: 6,016; 13: 10,208
PB - Gorilla N2717WC, H: 10,260', S: 1.14M

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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby Lamp » Wed Oct 07, 2015 8:23 am

Outstanding stuff George...and it was great to finally see a launch of your rocket in person.

I always get blown away by what you manage to do! :mrgreen:
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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby air.command » Wed Oct 07, 2015 8:30 am

CATO wrote:
SpaceManMat wrote:Very nice George.

+1

Thanks SpaceManMat and CATO.

lamp wrote:Outstanding stuff George...and it was great to finally see a launch of your rocket in person.
I always get blown away by what you manage to do! :mrgreen:

Thank you Peter. :) We had fun launching this rocket, although at these pressures I always get a little nervous just before we push the button.
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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby air.command » Wed Jan 27, 2016 2:54 pm

I've put together a video that shows details of the launcher we used with this rocket:



We'll try it again at the next HPR launch at higher pressures.

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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby october sky » Wed Jan 27, 2016 4:57 pm

You are one smart dude George Von Braun...... 8)

Such intelligence and brilliant work as always. :D
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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby martymonsta » Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:18 pm

Really good to see George. All your work is top quality. It's so inspiring.
Many years ago the great British explorer George Mallory, who was to die on Mount Everest, was asked why did he want to climb it. He said, "Because it is there."
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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby air.command » Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:55 pm

Thanks for the nice words guys.
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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby CATO » Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:01 pm

Very nice George....
"In thrust we trust"

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Impulse:
2017: 5,973 Ns (13.14% M)
Ns 16: 34,558; 15: 35,955; 14: 6,016; 13: 10,208
PB - Gorilla N2717WC, H: 10,260', S: 1.14M

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Re: Dark Shadow - Build Thread

Postby SpaceManMat » Thu Jan 28, 2016 7:34 pm

+1 very nice engineering there George
QRS: 124
AMRS: 32 L2 RSO
Highest Altitude: 10,849 feet
Largest Motor: CTI 1115J530 IM
Current Project: X Wing


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