After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

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After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby kopius » Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:25 pm

The official event report has now been posted online: http://thunda.com.au/faqs/get-your-butt ... 15-report/
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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby Lamp » Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:49 pm

That is a great wrap up of the event Blake!

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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby jase » Thu Apr 09, 2015 2:15 pm

Totally agree with Pete 8)

A special thanks from me to Petar (definitely) and Blake (probably - lol) for lovingly chainsawing (now there's two words you don't often see together) my Ultimate Darkstar out of the tree AND sending it back to me, pretty freaking awesome in my books 8)

Well done, stunning event, stunning success - book me in for 2018 :twisted:
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After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby kopius » Thu Apr 09, 2015 2:40 pm

Thanks guys, I should mention there is an extended version being created for Rockets Magazine, so keep an eye out for that in the coming months.

I offered plenty of moral support, photography skills and abusive language during the removal of your rocket from the tree Jase ;-)
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Postby SpaceManMat » Thu Apr 09, 2015 3:07 pm

Fantastic report Blake.

Thank you everyone who helped out, it was an awesome event.
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Postby Duck Lucker » Thu Apr 09, 2015 4:55 pm

Great report Blake. Needless to say, Kiwis will return, you can count on that!
With more rockets, bigger chully buns, more beer and of course odd rocs!

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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby cryoscum » Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:27 pm

NZ_reborn wrote:Great report Blake. Needless to say, Kiwis will return, you can count on that!
With more rockets, bigger chully buns, more beer and of course odd rocs!


And we'll be here with big clear skies, insane waivers and a spot for you at the camp fire! :)
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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby Scoop1261 » Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:39 pm

Great event, great flights, great company ........ See you all in 2018 to renew the acquaintances and make new friends!

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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby CATO » Thu Apr 09, 2015 7:06 pm

NICE
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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby october sky » Fri Apr 10, 2015 2:33 pm

Ditto.....it was AWESOME.....what everyone else has said and more ! 8)

Thank's Blake and also Petar who worked so hard there...and lets not forget Dianne and so many others. Thank you ! :D
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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby AlBychek » Sat Apr 11, 2015 6:24 am

Yes, great report and great event. I could not agree more, with what has been said here. It was the best time I ever had at a rocket launch, and I have been to quite a few. Can't wait to do it all again!
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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby Kryten » Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:32 am

So many highlights, and I reckon that report nails all of them. Great work.
Congratulations to all who had a hand in organising this, and special thanks to Blake and his parents for their dedication throughout the whole event
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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby october sky » Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:53 pm

I still want to add something here.....for Al Bycheck to say what he just did says a LOT.....Al would have been to few indeed so ......cool.....was great to meet Al after many years again....true gentleman ! :D
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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby matthew » Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:17 pm

The four days of ARTDU15 were too short. The three years until ARTDU18 will be too long. What a great event!
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Re: After the Storm! ARTDU 2015 report

Postby october sky » Mon Apr 13, 2015 2:10 pm

matthew wrote:The four days of ARTDU15 were too short. The three years until ARTDU18 will be too long. What a great event!



True but this gives time for you to build that full scale Mercury Redstone....right Matthew...... :wink: :lol:
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