New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

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New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby matthew » Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:24 pm

The Australian Model Rocket Society Records Committee is excited to announce a new L impulse single motor altitude record of 6749m/22142' set by Warren McKay at Westmar, Qld on 26th of September 2015.

Warren flew a 54mm Minimum Diameter rocket, Light Sabre, on a CTI 6GXL L935. Light Sabre is constructed of Filament Wound Fibreglass, used 2x Missileworks RRC3 altimeters, a Big Red Bee 900 for altitude data and tracking, is 73.7 inches long, and weighed 177oz on the pad.

It was a great flight to watch, and after such an amazing altitude, Light Sabre was recovered 720m from the pad!

Well done, Warren! We hope to see more of your flights in the future!

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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby air.command » Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:50 pm

That's awesome Warren :D Congratulations on the record! What was the top speed on the flight?
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby cryoscum » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:54 pm

Excellent work, Warren! Congrats on a truly well designed and executed flight!
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby SpaceManMat » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:01 am

Well done Warren
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby str8up » Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:23 am

Max velocity was 2179 ft/sec. A little bit under Mach 2.

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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby CATO » Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:58 am

Congratulations Warren...
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby Ironside » Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:34 am

You kept that one quiet, Warren

Congratulations!!!!!!!
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby october sky » Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:40 pm

Fantastic flight Warren, congrats mate ! 8)
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby martymonsta » Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:55 pm

Good job Warren. It will be good to see the AMRS records start to fill up.
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby fud pucker » Tue Oct 20, 2015 6:39 pm

Congratulations Warren, great news.

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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby Fadge » Mon Oct 26, 2015 10:58 pm

Well done Warren.
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby Lister » Mon Oct 26, 2015 11:02 pm

Congratulations warren. Top job and a great looking rocket. Very cool 8)

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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby High Impulse » Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:08 am

Nicely done warren :D
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby drew » Tue Oct 27, 2015 3:22 pm

Well done Warren!
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Re: New AMRS L impulse single motor altitude record

Postby digger » Tue Oct 27, 2015 5:27 pm

Well done Warren. You have to love that CTI L935 motor
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