Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

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Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby drew » Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:54 pm

Hi all,

I figured I'd start a thread for all of us to post various media in from the event. I'm starting out with photos from Thursday (the two of my 54mm flight recovery) and the rest are from Friday. I'll get through my Saturday and Sunday stills soon. Then onto the video.

Full photo album here.



And some sample photos.

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More soon.
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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby drew » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:29 am

I've added more photos to the album. Link is above.

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That's all the photos from my DSLR minus the UWAA/AURC ones, that's a separate post.

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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby air.command » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:45 am

Great photos, thanks for sharing Drew. :)
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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby OverTheTop » Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:38 pm

Thanks for the pics of the Nike Apache Drew. I will ping you for some hir-res versions of those when I get home :D
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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby air.command » Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:46 pm

@OTT, what motors did you end up flying in the two stage rocket? I am putting together a highlights video and would like to add captions to some of the flights.
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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby OverTheTop » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:24 pm

O3400 to M2020. Early figures are 36k' and M2.1. Yet to be verified. My USYD team have a great closeup vid of the launch that I can fling you.

Love the one showing booster and sustainer smoke trails.
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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby air.command » Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:07 am

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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby CATO » Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:54 pm

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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby Lamp » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:40 pm

Congratulations OTT, it was a spectacular flight!

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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby Lamp » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:20 pm

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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby Lamp » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:28 pm

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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby Raaahbin » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:37 pm

Fantastic photos Pete - thanks for sharing!
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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

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Re: Thunda Down Under 2019 Photo and Video Thread

Postby air.command » Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:49 pm

Hi guys,

I am looking for some information on some of the rockets that were flown at Thunda.

I have some info already, but I am still missing the following:

Pete's (lamp) rocket... name and motor?
Drew's rocket ... name and motor? I know there were two flights. L935? M2245?
Matthew's RB-05A ... motor? M1830?
Matthew's Dark Star ... motor?
Karl's Beyonce ... motor?
Karl's 1/4 scale V2 ... motor?
David and Noel's red (4 hour build rocket) ... name and motor?
Do we know who owned the NZRA L600 hybrid rocket?
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