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Bob Bernatchez's Page

AKA: NAR29996

Location: Melbourne, FL

Certification Level: L1 NAR

Club Memberships: NAR,ROCC,SRA

Favorite Rockets: Cosmodrome Vostok, TLP Matra Magic R.550, NCR Quasar NG

Biography:

Been flying rockets on a more or less continual basis since 1972.

Favorite Quote:

Overkill is underrated!

Club Home Page: www.spaceportrocketry.com

RocketReviews.com Pages:

2021-04-17

Estes - Mammoth

Flight

- F15-6 - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

Cosmodrome Rocketry - Vostok

Flight

- H242-6 - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

2021-03-20

Cherokee E

Flight

- D12-5 - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

Estes - Nike Smoke

Flight

- G53-7 - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

Public Missiles - Mini-BBX w/ CPR3K

Flight

- H210-ALTM - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

2021-02-20

Dr Zooch - Saturn V

Flight

Had to get it out of a tree, but I was successful.  - B6-4 - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

The Launch Pad Phoenix AIM-54C

Flight

No ejection charge.  I'll probably need to replace the nose cone. - C11-3 - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

North Coast Rocketry - Patriot

Flight

Cut a 7 second delay down to 4, but still got nearly 7 seconds.  Still a good flight.  - G64-4 - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

2020-12-19

Aerospace Speciality Products WAC Corporal (38mm)

Flight

Perfect flight - G64-7 - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

Quest DC-Y Space Clipper

Flight

Went unstable at launch. No damage. Found that nose weight had shifted. - C12-4 - Spaceport Rocketry Association [More]

2015-10-31

The Launch Pad PAC-3 (Patriot Advanced Capability) (Kit)

Review

A nice, semi scale version of the third generation Patriot missile.  As most TLP kits are, this is based on the BT80 body tube. Components This kit comes with the usual assortment of parts one would expect from the Launch Pad.  Included were two Estes type BT80 body ... [More]

2014-06-24

The Launch Pad PAC-3

OpenRocket Design

[More]

2014-06-23

The Launch Pad Phoenix AIM-54C K017 (Kit)

Review

This is a BT-60 sized semi scale version of the Phoenix missile from The Launch Pad. Components This kit comes with a variety of Estes type parts. A BT-60 main body tube. A BT-50 engine mount tube. A plastic nose cone that seems identical to the one in the Estes ... [More]

2013-09-06

The Launch Pad - Phoenix AIM-54C (BT60)

OpenRocket Design

[More]

North Coast Rocketry Replica 2650 (Reduced Size)

OpenRocket Design

[More]

2012-11-02

The Launch Pad - Matra Magic R.550

Rocksim Design

[More]

2006-05-16

The Launch Pad Matra Magic R.550 (Kit)

Review

This is a semi scale model of the French Air-to-Air missile. This is another one of the great mid power scale kits from The Launch Pad. This kit was of interest to me as I worked on the project in the late 1980s that qualified this missile to be carried on the F16 Fighting Falcon. The kit ... [More]

2004-03-13

Estes Renegade (Kit)

Review

Brief: Very cool looking, two stage design. The upper stage can also be flown as a single stage rocket. Construction: There are a fair number of parts in this kit. Tubes included are two BT-60 for the airframe, two BT-50 side pods for the booster, two BT-20 for engine mount tubes, and ... [More]

2003-05-10

Estes Jupiter-C (Kit)

Review

Brief: A 1/35 semi-scale model of the rocket used to launch America's first satellite. This is the same scale as the Estes Mercury Redstone and Mercury Atlas. Construction: No plastic parts in this kit with the exception of the booster adapter, spin bucket and the Explorer I payload. ... [More]

Bob Bernatchez


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