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Western Australian 18th May Launch

Postby Scoop1261 » Fri May 16, 2008 5:12 pm

The next scheduled Western Australian launch s for this Sunday 18th May at Toodyay.

Weather at this stage is looking good, still planning on exactly what to launch.

Will post photos and events as usual........Tonight is BEER night!
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Postby MarkH » Sat May 17, 2008 9:48 pm

Beer last night, scotch tonight, AP and hamburgers tomorrow...looking forward to some good launch stories tomorrow night!!

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Postby Scoop1261 » Sun May 18, 2008 8:37 pm

Successful days launching, weather was most obliging with the sun shining nice blue skies with hardly a cloud in sight. Wind was reasonably light.

I launched my GLR Firestorm 54 on an I357T to test the Gwiz altimeter (had a long delay on the motor ejection for back up) and then on an I284W later.

Pictures to follow soon.
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Postby Tarpazium » Sun May 18, 2008 9:01 pm

MarKH Wrote:
AP and hamburgers tomorrow..


Hi Mark

Would you care to enlighten the rest of Australia as to what the West Australian Launch Day diet consists of ?

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Postby MarkH » Sun May 18, 2008 9:13 pm

Yes, a good day indeed. Came back with rockets in the same number of pieces that went :D

Was bit light on bigger stuff - launched the AMRAAM2 on a G64 and and the Matrix returned to the skies on an I211 - but I did prep a few BP rockets (Corkscrew, Acme Spitfire, Wizard, Apex for my son (forgot the smaller members of the fleet last month so I owed him that!). Didn't fly the Quantum Leap as we had to leave a bit earlier than usual. Had a nice hamgurger too!

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Postby MarkH » Sun May 18, 2008 9:17 pm

Yeah Tarp, a bit like that one (no beetroot) with cheese.
Scoop's mob had a nice selection of snags, marinated lamb cutlets, mushrooms and onions.
Not sure what other folks had - I didn't do an inspection.

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Postby Scoop1261 » Sun May 18, 2008 10:13 pm

I saw Mark's Hamburger.......He had SALAD in it!!! :D

Sort of put us to shame a bit...... mind you the Lamington Lady was impressed
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Postby Scoop1261 » Sun May 18, 2008 10:47 pm

As promised .....photos

GLR Firestorm 54 on an AT I357T

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GLR Firestorm 54 on an AT I284W

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And finally Kev's Thug on an AT H250G

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Postby ~RR~ » Mon May 19, 2008 4:44 am

Great photo's again, Love those green mach diamonds. 8) 8) 8)
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Postby hotspot » Mon May 19, 2008 7:20 pm

Had a great day had eight flights mostly Gs and one H in a firestorm had a booster seperation after motor burn out one zipper the effect should be ready to go next launch. I just wonder how many launches are going to be rained out we have been so lucky so far.

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Postby b-h » Mon May 19, 2008 7:40 pm

The Nike Smoke was awesome

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Postby Scoop1261 » Mon May 19, 2008 7:47 pm

Yeah...thats a bugger about the zipper....but drag separation will do that....lesson for all you young players, either make sure your sections are a nice firm fit or use shear pins on those rockets that get going a bit quick!

The Cosmodrome Nike Smoke had a couple of nice flights, it is a nice little beginner kit into MPR for those who like a bit of scale stuff.
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Postby b-h » Mon May 19, 2008 8:22 pm

The Cosmodrome Nike Smoke had a couple of nice flights, it is a nice little beginner kit into MPR for those who like a bit of scale stuff.

Yes I want one, It will be perfect for my hybrid, do you have one I can pick up when I return to Perth in two weeks

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Postby hotspot » Mon May 19, 2008 9:22 pm

Its somthing to get used too I had it needing at least a couple of pounds of force to seperate the firestorm talking to Scoope looks like you probably need at least double that.

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Postby Scoop1261 » Mon May 19, 2008 10:55 pm

b-h wrote:
The Cosmodrome Nike Smoke had a couple of nice flights, it is a nice little beginner kit into MPR for those who like a bit of scale stuff.

Yes I want one, It will be perfect for my hybrid, do you have one I can pick up when I return to Perth in two weeks


No worries b-h, I will put one aside for you.
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