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On Sunday, high-school seniors Sanzio Angeli, of Clover Hill High School, and Dylan Whitesel, of Midlothian High School succeeded in breaking the world's record by launching almost 4000 model rockets at one time. In the process, they collected $20,000 to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

For more information, and videos, please see Rocket4TheCure – New World’s Record As Teens Launch Almost 4000 Rockets at Once

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Giant Leap Rocketry - Talon 2

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Center Of Pressure: 43.8800 inches from front (Rocksim/Rocksim)
Manufacturer: Giant Leap Rocketry
Product Type: Kit
Status: In-Production
Style: Sport

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Flight Log

DateRocket NameMotor(s)AltitudeNotes
2006-02-25Geof Givens's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-7- Arcs and tears off 1/2 mile downwind. 7-sec delay way too long.
2006-02-25Geof Givens's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-4- Winds diminished. Another good flight. Slightly wobbly off rail. Gently arcing flight in breeze. ...
2006-02-25Geof Givens's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-4- A bit wobbly off the rail before ripping upward in a gentle arc. Nice ejection with 4-sec delay ...
2006-04-09Dean Smith's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-7- 2nd flight. Not as lucky as 1st; wind was gusting harder at launch, went up maybe 300' then ...
2006-04-09Dean Smith's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-7- First Talon Flight, pretty perfect, despite fair winds (and warning from designer that winds ...
2006-04-09Geof Givens's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-4- Thunderous straight boost out of sight (1200ft?). Flawless chute. Fin separated from MMT and ...
2006-04-15Stephen Bukowsky's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2H128-10- perfect flight- altitude much higher then expected, somewhere between 2000 and 3000 feet. recovery ...
2006-05-06Geof Givens's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-4- Best flight ever. Straight, high, loud. Just gorgeous. Another great descent on that chute, ...
2006-10-07Geof Givens's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-4- Wavered off rail then straight boost. Faulty ejection delay was way early, maybe 2sec. Recovery ...
2006-10-14William Beggs's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2H180-ALTIM- Perfect flight and recovery. Did not recover rocket until three days later. No altitude reading.
2007-05-12William Beggs's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2H165-ALTIM1537 feet Great flight. Launched off of a 5 ft rail but should have gone off of a longer one.
2007-08-25Geof Givens's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-7- Straight, high, and loud. About 2 sec past apogee, but clean chute deployment gives landing ...
2007-12-08Dave Couzens's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G33-5- Left ok off rod, slight arc down range.Flew to approx 800ft, arced over @ apogee,popped chute. ...
2008-02-09William Beggs's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2H70-ALTIM935 feet Perfect flight and recovery. Rocket was a little under powered and did more of a ballistic flight.
2008-03-05Geof Givens's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G71-7- Best flight ever; great motor for it. Perfect boost, coast, ejection. Looked like a soft landing ...
2008-07-12William Beggs's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G77-ALTIM820 feet Great flight and recovery
2008-09-20 James Turner's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-4100 feet Ripped off rail 100ft, cartwheeled 3-4 times, hit hard, ejected chute while on the ground. Will ...
2009-02-21Lloyd Chumbley's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G80-7- 30 Chute from Aerocon brought safely down about 100ft from the pad.
2009-09-13Matt Gillard's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G64-7- great maiden flight
2010-09-19Matt Gillard's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G40-7- Great flight.
2011-08-14Matt Gillard's Giant Leap Rocketry Talon 2G60-8- Lawn dart - alot of damage, might be able to repair
2013-08-10 Michael Freedman's Talon 2H133-7 CTI- Long walk in brush... need spill hole.
2013-10-27Michael Freedman's Talon 2G54-5 CTI- Excellent! Red Lightening long burn... straight and high. Drifted a bit, but bright parachute easy ...
2014-01-04 Mike Caplinger's Talon 2G64-7888 feet Nice first flight. Lost sight at apogee against clouds. Drilled delay down 1-2 seconds, deploy may ...
2014-01-04 Mike Caplinger's Talon 2H165-101714 feet drilled a couple of seconds off delay; might have been a bit long.
2014-02-01 Mike Caplinger's Talon 2H220-82100 feet Very fast liftoff, slightly late ejection. Flight duration 122 seconds. Estes altimeter missing ...
2014-04-05 Mike Caplinger's Talon 2H128-8- took a southern jog after liftoff and landed 0.6 miles south. Estes altimeter ripped off and lost.
2014-05-18 Mike Caplinger's Talon 2G64-5- first flight at Fiesta, very nice despite wind! Used long Blacksky rail. Camera trigger a little ...
2014-07-13Michael Freedman's Talon 2G57-6 CTI- Too windy and the corn was high. I should have aborted, but went ahead and lost it in the ...

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