Apollo 11 40th Anniversary Event

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Apollo 11 40th Anniversary Event

Postby ozspace » Fri Oct 02, 2009 4:22 pm

Hi all,

I thought you'd be interested to see my Estes 1:100 Saturn V launch that I conducted in September. The original plan was to do this close to the actual anniversary in July but as you know it has been too damn windy.
Enjoy!

Peter

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IozZ-5hgn9g
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Postby Lamp » Fri Oct 02, 2009 5:20 pm

Nice launch and recovery Peter, I always wanted one of those but never got around to actually getting one. :D

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Postby Kryten » Fri Oct 02, 2009 6:18 pm

It looked too good to launch.
Very nice 8)
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Postby october sky » Fri Oct 02, 2009 6:19 pm

Good stuff Peter ! :)

Nice looking and well built Saturn V. There was one thing that half spoilt it for me : When you walked next to the rocket and I realised that it wasn't the real thing !!!!! :lol: :wink:
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Postby ozspace » Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:06 pm

Thanks, we had fun and have had 3 successful flights with no damage. I am thinking of flying again for Apollo 12 anniversary in November, I will let you know! The local rag is interested...
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Postby whipfest » Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:53 pm

WOW !! Nice looking model.

Great to see all the little extras as well. Well done.

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Postby ozspace » Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:02 pm

this one is nice too, it has a 'real' tower
http://www.youtube.com/user/tokind2oo#p ... Uf0tdkUdYk
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Postby OverTheTop » Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:33 pm

Good job. Very hard to tell what size the rocket is until something puts it to scale.

Nice!

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Postby air.command » Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:10 pm

Very nice work Peter. :D It's great to see Apollo still bringing excitement to kids even 40 years after the event.
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Postby krusty » Sat Oct 03, 2009 1:24 pm

That's very cool & a very nice build !

And good work on finding a day with what looked like no wind! I've been trying to fly for months at the Dandenong Wetlands with no luck!

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Postby kopius » Sat Oct 03, 2009 8:26 pm

haha THATS AWESOME!! well done indeed.
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