|Impressive CATO - CIMG5749||nerys71||2011-07-13||2011-04-14|
An impressive CATO at Red Glare X - note the visual example of inertia here. The CATO nearly STOPS the motor casing dead in its tracks but inertia keeps the rocket bottom half moving forward sliding ...
|1-26-08 Rocket launch Tribute rocket, end over end failure||Rob Roday||2014-01-18||2008-01-26|
Not a spectacular failure, but a failure nontheless. This one needs a design change for stability Used one D12-7 engine.
|A Large Rocket Crashes at Springfest||aeroexperimental||2011-07-13||2009-05-12|
Two very large rockets drag race at the Springfest rocket launch. One has a motor failure and dives into the lakebed under power. Jean Dry Lake, Nevada
|BALLS 19 September 24-26, 2010||kninja250r||2011-07-02||2010-09-29|
Balls 19 hosted by AHPRA at the Black Rock Lake Bed in Gerlach, NV.
|Black Rock Desert rocket catos, 2002-2005||SagebrushRebel||2011-07-02||2007-03-26|
These are rocket catos at launch meetings of Aeropac in the years 2002, 2004, and 2005.
|Blue Ninja Rocket Fireball||clubjuggler||2011-06-03||2009-03-02|
My wife's attempted to launch her brand new Estes Blue Ninja rocket on a D12-3 engine, but it CATOed at launch at produced a large fireball!
|Brian's "No Surrender" Hypertek CATO||jeffmensch||2011-07-13||2010-04-25|
Brian's "No Surrender" rocket was supposed to launch on a Hypertek M1010FX hybrid. After nitrous fill, ignition failed and only a white flash was seen. The motor CATO'd on the second fire attempt, ...
Big Dumb Rocket Squared launch, Snow Ranch, March 5 2011. Look for the chuff at about 11 seconds, the blow-out at about 14 seconds. K550s are a beautiful motor. Thx Aaron for the expert video ...
|Crash and Burn! How NOT To Recover a 42 Foot Tall Half-Ton Rocket||spacearium||2011-07-02||2010-04-30|
At the FireBALLS 5 amateur and experimental rocketry gathering of "large and dangerous" rockets in Nevada, Chuck Sackett launched his pet project, named Project 463. The rocket was 42 feet tall and ...
|Cross eyed Mary Balls18||FireHoundProductions||2011-06-22||2009-10-15|
Team Umerg's beer keg rocket had a cato coming off of the pad, short but spectacular flight.
|Custom model rocket launch FAIL||Aidan Burling||2013-12-10||2013-08-23|
Thanks for watching! If you enjoyed be sure to leave a like, comment or subscribe! Sorry for the screwed up intro lol :3.
|D-B Model Rockets 2 Dec 2011||Eric Vogt||2014-01-18||2013-07-09|
A lucky camera shot. The parachute malfunctioned and was blown out of the model rocket tube. The rocket landed about 3 feet away on the fins. A perfect landing!
|DeeCee Thunder at Woosh Sod Farm Launch 6/4/2011||brupp53150||2011-08-19||2011-06-04|
Woosh Rocketry "Day of Thunder" launch featuring DeeCee Thunder models. This one is powered by a D12-5. It needs a shorter delay, but still a fun flight.
|Der Red Mix FAIL - Flip MinoHD survives high-power rocket crash to tell the tale||gizza2||2011-09-22||2010-08-19|
I flew this scratch-built, high-power, cluster rocket for the first time on 8/14/10. This was supposed to ground start a Cesaroni K500 Red, wait 1 second, then air-start 2xI345 White Thunder motors. ...
|Deuces Wild Goal!||chuckpo||2011-06-17||2009-10-11|
Launch of a FlisKits Deuce's Wild with a keychain camera onboard, but only one motor lit. Good thing the soccer net caught it...
|Discovery 2001 7 May 2011||PamelaG44||2011-08-19||2011-05-08|
Another video of the Discovery, love it popping its load at the end! Dave Gilmore video
|Ed's Experimental 10" Dia Rocket Onboard Video Flight #1||jcapzz||2011-06-03||2010-10-14|
7.5' 10" diameter rocket with F42-4 engine. Onboard camera. Parachute failed to deploy nose damaged upon impact. Rocket is a DIY design and built using Dupont .25" foam exterior siding insulation.
|ESL90 Rocket launch-The Save||VooDooRocketry||2011-06-20||2007-12-23|
Jerry O's unexpected save of his 3 motor Nike after last rites had been administered.
|estes black diamond does not leave launch pad||Beerorkid||2014-01-18||2012-12-29|
estes black diamond does not leave launch pad.
|Estes Crossfire XSI Failure||tallen702||2011-07-02||2010-01-11|
This is a fantastic example of why you should always double-check your gear before launching a rocket. I had placed the safety cap and streamer on the guide rod prior to launch in an effort to check ...
|Failure of 4.5 inch solid rocket motor in flight||aeroexperimental||2011-06-17||2009-05-12|
4.5 inch (114mm) diameter solid rocket motor with a D-slot grain fails in flight. The grain was recovered and the cause of the failure was over pressurization of the motor case due to the D-slot ...
|Failure to Launch||jurvetson||2011-06-03||2010-10-11|
Various large rocket mishaps at BALLS 19, from a slow-mo collapse to a bucking rodeo rocket. Black Rock Desert, Nevada.
|Gerald's 54mm L Rocket At Balls19||JamesJD3||2011-05-30||2010-10-01|
Failure do to forward snap ring.
Estes Helicat, C6-5 chute detached. Vintage 90's rocket. 808 keychain cam.
|HPRocket flies ballistically out of control!||53rockets||2011-06-23||2009-10-18|
This rocket flew out of control during the premier Oktoberfest launch in Northern Colorado. This was part of the Northern Colorado Rocketry club (NCRocketry.com). The rocket was an oversized "Mean ...
|L3 or Shred - Sam's NAR L3 Certification Attempt||sfineberg||2012-03-15||2012-03-08|
Flight of Sam's Gizmo XL on a CTI M2250 and the resulting CATO (catastrophic motor failure). The motor failed due to a weak liner which caused the aft (nozzle) end of the casing to burn through. The ...
|L3 rocket cato||chrislapanse||2011-06-04||2010-05-31|
Cato of my L3 rocket on a K1440 White Thunder motor from CTI
|Launch and crash of the rocket "Speedweiser" on MIR 2010 on Aerotech L 2200-G||IvanBonic123||2011-07-04||2010-09-15|
"MIR 2010" in Italy, 11.07.2010., "Speedweiser" rocket, L=270cm, D=500mm, m=30 Kg, Aerotech L 2200-G motor, total impulse 5104Ns, apogee = 800m
|LDRS XXX 30 - Green Rocket Explosion - Argonia, KS September 5, 2011||z33k666||2011-10-22||2011-09-12|
Rocket Name: Safety Rocket - 22ï»¿ feet tall, 16" diameter, ~400 pounds on the pad, Built By: The Insane Projects Group from (mostly) Nebraska, Motor: Central P that let go 2.3 ...
|Level 1 Certification Failure||GenoKatz4||2011-07-02||2010-10-11|
My level 1 certification. Madcow Patriot. I ran it on an H-180. But the spacer i borrowed from someone was faulty and didn't hold the motor in place. In turn, the motor shot right through the top ...
|Little Indian N10000 Vmax CATO||jeffmensch||2011-06-20||2010-05-02|
A minimum diameter carbon fiber rocket on an N10000 Vmax motor. Launched on April 18, 2010 at the Three Oaks launch held by the Team 1 rocket club. It had a spectacular CATO about 500 feet in the ...
|M4770 CATO - Intimidator-5||jamesfdougherty||2011-09-22||2010-06-07|
Performance Rocketry Intimidator-5 flying with an M4770 which CATO's right after lift-off. Fincan and payload section recovered, rocket will fly again.
|Marsboy's 2 Stage Rocket Launch||krustyclown42||2011-06-24||2009-05-23|
Marsboy's 2 stage rocket flying on an Estes D12 & E9 at the Dandenong Wetlands on May 23, 2009. The booster was quite tight into the base of the sustainer and didn't drop away immediately during ...
|Model Rocket Gone Bad With Onboard Camera||NinjaAlien100||2011-07-09||2010-12-08|
Quest Astra III
|Naram 52 06 06 Mark Wise L1 Cert Attempt ICBM Launch Naramlive com||naramlive52||2011-06-25||2010-08-05|
|New Years Day 2010 MMAR Rocket Flight of the N-1||PamelaG44||2011-10-09||2010-01-02|
On New Year's Day 2010, at the MMAR launch field (Muskegon County Wastewater Treatment Facility), Matt Johnson flew his latest incarnation of the Russian N-1 Rocket, complete with launch tower. It ...
|Old Rocket Prang Film Preview by George Gassaway||georgegassaway||2011-06-20||2007-09-08|
Preview from old Model Rocket Prang (crash) films shot by George Gassaway in the 1970's. These were accidents, do not try to emulate them.
|On-Board model rocket video--dual "E" engine cluster!!||ABbuggin||2011-08-20||2010-03-21|
This is a scratch built Sidewinder style model rocket flying on a pair of Estes "E" motors. The flight is quite exciting and at one point, incredibly realistic looking!
|PhilSCA Model Rocket 3/4||mRmapaglaro||2011-07-02||2009-07-26|
Trial and Error film Documentation that was accured on our first Trial test in imus Cavite.
|Red Glare 8 MDRA VIII 2010 - CATO in Slow Motion - 240FPS||yonkf||2011-06-03||2010-04-20|
Red Glare 8 - MDRA Launch - V2 CATO in slow motion
This is my PML AGM-600 Pit Bull painted like an F/A-18 from The Blue Angels. It was originally supposed to be in memory of Lt. Cdr. Kevin Davis who died in an Air Show back in 2007. Now the rocket ...
|Rocket Shred in Pueblo, CO||generalripper1964||2011-06-22||2008-11-15|
High Powered rocket on a J motor falls apart in mid flight.
|Scorpion Staging Failure w/onboard video||liquidtesla||2011-08-31||2010-11-29|
Vintage Estes Scorpion on a B6-0 to B6-6. Must have had a bad batch of B6-6's...had several failures. Luckily, the rocket (and camera) survived! Note the broken fin at the end.
|Son of Godzilla - MDRA Red Glare 5||Syclone2898||2011-06-04||2011-03-28|
Flight on a N3600 experimental 12500 n/s core motor, with 3 experimental 2000 n/s K700 airstarts. 12" diameter, 120 lb. rocket reached 7500' with perfect recovery.
|Unbelievable High Power Rocket Launch with Underwater Onboard Video at Landing!||jmomenee||2011-06-26||2010-05-19|
Launched at Varn ranch in Plant City, FL. "Cinema 6" scratch-built L2 rocket with J275 motor and Tender Descender main chute release device. Flight went perfectly until main chute prematurely ...
|Unstable!!! Beer Bottle Rocket on Aerotech I115W Motor - CRMRC||DWM231||2011-06-28||2010-12-19|
This is a scratch built 2 foot long Saranac Root Beer bottle rocket. Constructed from a plastic coin bank, it originally flew on a 29mm Aerotech G104 motor and everything was fine. This time it was ...
|World's longest burning I300||TIRrocketry||2011-05-29||2010-05-05|
At Tripoli Idaho Rocketry's launch on april 24th.
|Bretts multistage homemade rocket disaster||jsantos916||2011-06-19||2006-12-15|
Bretts spectacular multistage rocket explosion launch
|Estes Big Daddy Rocket on C6-5 engines... Failing||gerrynjr||2012-03-09||2011-07-25|
I did not have any D or E engines so I made a retrofit mount to use a C engine. Epic Failure...
|HS240 - Johns Rocket Delta cato 07-11-10||hartrockets||2011-07-02||2010-11-07|
John's hybrid rocket glider suffering a cato at EARS Rocket Club Meeting on 7th November 2010 - filmed on Fuji HS10 camera at 240fps
Loki I405 staging to an Aerotech H210. First stage motor failure caused the motor to burn out both ends, separating the stages while under thrust. Upper stage fell down to the ground, at which point ...
|Safety Rocket Go Boom||AusRocketry||2012-01-25||2011-09-20|
Safety Rocket on a P5,466 and 3 x L motors at LDRS30.
|Yellow Jacket Land Shark||TomB0667||2011-09-16||2010-07-12|
|YouBee Premature Ejection||rocketreviews||2011-05-29||2010-11-25|
An onboard camera records the ejection charges going off on the launch pad.
|2 stage Estes rocket crash||truebob555||2011-06-17||2008-01-15|
2 stage Estes rocket crash
|Andrew's 15 motor cluster rocket||VooDooRocketry||2011-06-19||2007-11-01|
15 motors to light at once off the pad, the motor part worked so well they exceeded the speed of the vehicle. Seen at Red Glare 3 at MDRA.
|Apogee Aspire on G77R||getabetterpic||2011-06-20||2007-10-31|
This is what happens when a rocket goes supersonic and isn't built perfectly.
|ATC 2000 Rocket Ride with Free Fall||LaneKG||2011-09-04||2007-06-03|
My PML AMRAAM 4 was launched on a J350 at the June 2nd 2007 SEARS launch with a ATC 2000 camera on-board. Due to the mounting I used it flew off at 1900 feet. See what happens.
|Blown Nozzle on rocket at LDRS X||Emophiliac2||2011-06-22||2006-10-27|
This launch attempt occurred at LDRS X in 1991, at the Black Rock desert in Nevada. It looks like the nozzle blew out on the motor, so a lot of thrust is lost. This video also shows what NOT to do ...
Boomerang rocket. Couldn't do this on purpose, if i tried... Note the rocket comes back to the "pad", and then wraps itself around the launch rod. 2 motor cluster rocket launch. One motor did not ...
|Close call crash||cpaul2816||2011-05-29||2006-11-05|
Amateur High Power Rocket Crash
|Cluster Rocket of 5 "E" engines and 1 "C", (with a rough landing!)||HarmlessKittyWithUzi||2014-01-17||2013-01-02|
A custom cluster-engine model rocket flight of 5 Estes "E' Engines and 1 Estes "C" Engine. The flight went well, but the coming down was a different story. D...
|ESL 78 Kevin's V-2 CATO||VooDooRocketry||2011-06-22||2006-07-02|
After months of building and preparation anticipation was high for Kevin's beautifully prepared V-2 rocket. In .1 second it was all a pile of wreckage with nothing salvageable. And to the motor ...
10V Rocket flight 3, objectives met or exceeded: Smaller fin set to decrease flex and add stability/ 90 degree set. Determine if 1 percent Iron oxide added to KN0/SB, would yield higher, cleaner ...
|Failure of 2400 lbs thrust rocket motor in flight at Balls 2005||aeroexperimental||2011-06-17||2009-05-12|
Flight test of a 6 inch diameter 2400 lbs thrust solid rocket motor. Rocket weight at takeoff = 145 lbs. Motor was designed for a two stage 220 lbs rocket, but rocket was not ready in time and a ...
|German V-2 Model Rocket with 8000-lbs of thrust||brettc1||2011-06-17||2009-09-11|
Launch site in Orangeburg, SC by a model rocket club that meets on a 1-mile diameter sod farm. These guys are SERIOUS about their rockets and this 450-lb super-size model was the prize of the day. ...
|Heads Up & Dog Pack 2 stage Balls18||FireHoundProductions||2011-06-22||2009-10-15|
Hillbilly Rocketry from Arizona put up this Beer Keg Rocket for the competition between Umerg, Team Numb, and Hillbilly Rocketry. Also, at the end of the video, is a launch of Marty Weiser's 2 stage ...
|High-Power Rocket Crash (onboard video)||DTHRocket||2011-06-25||2008-07-12|
Altocumulonimbus 2 G77-10Rs Unsuccessful cluster ignition Only one motor ignited The rocket was completely destroyed The payload bay was obliterated But the electronics were fine. Altimeter ...
|Just another rocket cato||VooDooRocketry||2011-06-03||2009-11-12|
Just another oops at the field.
|Large high power 2 stage rocket launch 2||vahpr||2011-06-28||2008-09-26|
This was the ill-fated inaugural flight of the big Nike Smoke 2 stage. It was raining confetti....
|LDRS 28 Black5||vinione1||2011-06-19||2009-07-31|
THIS WAS AT LDRS 28 IT HAD 1 N-3800 2 BABY Ls AND 2 K-1000 AS AIR STATS
|LDRS Seismic 2010 Crash||sonar100||2011-05-29||2010-06-15|
Seismic rocket launch at LDRS 29 at Lucerne dry lake, California June 13, 2010. 29 pound rocket on a L850. The main chute charge went off at 500 feet, but the charge was not strong enough to eject ...
|LDRS: Flying Port-O-Potty||ScienceChannel||2011-06-19||2010-08-12|
What happens when rocket enthusiasts take a construction site Port-O-Potty, attach it to explosives and light a fuse? For more, visit science.discovery.com
|Model rocket fails - explodes at camp||Moreno712||2014-01-18||2012-12-28|
Hanging out launching some model rockets into the air after a nice morning ride around Ocotillo Wells.
|Model Rocket High & Low Power Estes Launch Pad Crash||skrinkaman||2011-06-05||2007-03-16|
Model Rocket High & Low Power Estes Launch Pad Crash
|NERRF2 Rocket motor problems||VooDooRocketry||2011-06-22||2006-06-28|
It was our day in the pickle barrel as the rocket motor gasses leaked from the forward end of the motor pushing the payload section off at high speed. The booster continued on, both sections landed ...
|Nokia N8 Producers: What happens when you strap a Nokia N8 to a rocket?||palmsolo||2011-06-03||2011-01-16|
I grew up wanting to be an astronaut and thus got into model rocketry when I was a young boy. As you can see in this video I still have quite an assortment of rockets and launched a few of them ...
|P rocket motor CATO at BALLS||aeroexperimental||2011-06-22||2009-05-12|
A 6 inch diameter "P" solid fueled rocket motor has a Catastrophic Failure at Takeoff (CATO) at the BALLS launch Black Rock Desert, Nevada
Chuck Sackett's unbelievable 42' tall, 1200lb rocket 'PROJECT 463' flown at LDRS-XIV / FireBALLS-005 Black Rock Desert, Nevada.
|Rippin' The Fins Off A Rocket||aaupton||2011-06-23||2006-09-08|
The Fins Shred off a 12 foot tall high power rocket flying on an N motor. It exceeds the fins ability to hold up. The fins waive at you, bend around and then fly off in real time as the rocket ...
|rocket almost hits car||airgunsniper||2011-05-29||2008-01-04|
This is a video from the NEFAR site of a rocket that was launched but the ejection charge didn't work and it impacted like a missile mere feet from someone's car
14 foot ameteur rockets still use formulas generated by rocket scientists from more than 70 years ago. Break the rules of physics and pay the price. This is just one CATO from LDRS 23 in Geneseo NY, ...
A large V2 high-powered model rocket takes off and comes down when its parachute fails to deploy, hitting the ground full speed.
|Rocket Launch Mishaps||mcglue||2011-06-03||2006-05-14|
A lot of things can go wrong when you filled a tube with hydrazine and set it on fire. A few examples from Vandenberg AFB, home of the semi-secret military space program. I have lots more.
|Roy's V2 Rocket takes a plunge||bindairdundat||2011-06-03||2007-02-06|
Eclipserocketry's V2 Rocket takes a plunge, it was quarter scale and it flew in Cambridge (UK) at the East Anlian Rocketry Society launch site and both sets of electronics did not detect launch ...
|Star Wars X-Wing Rocket Explosion - Break Fails||break||2011-06-18||2009-07-07|
Failure to launch for a really expensive looking model Star Wars X-Wing Fighter.
|Sugar Motor Drag Race (CATO)||jadebox||2011-07-02||2008-03-03|
Jimmy Yawn and Marc Slabbinck drag race two sugar-motor rockets at the NEFAR launch on February 9, 2008.
|TARC Practice Launch Goes Horribly Wrong||ingrahamrocketry||2011-06-03||2010-03-19|
Team Charlie goes to launch their rocket for a practice attempt on a beautiful day at Sixty Acres Park. Little did they know that the motor was about to CATO and fry the entire booster section of ...
|Two M Motor Failures at LDRS XX||aeroexperimental||2011-06-22||2009-05-20|
A solid fuel M Motor flies out of control randomly around the launch pad while spectators run and watch. It is immediately followed by a hybrid "M" motor rocket failure. The hybrid motor is a ...
|Unstable "P" motor rocket flight||aeroexperimental||2011-07-13||2009-05-12|
Large rocket has stability issues. Powered by solid fuel "P" motor
|X-Wing Fighter Rocket||boardinbrian||2011-06-03||2007-10-07|
A scale model of the STAR WARS X-Wing Fighter being launched out of the southern California desert 10/06/07. Plaster Blaster 2007
|X-Wing rocket disintegrates in flight - Interview and launch||OdinOfValhalla||2011-06-23||2007-10-08|
This is the full length clip.
|2-13-11 Bruce's F 36 Smokey Sam Heads For China||ProfessorVonDart||2011-06-24||2011-02-14|
Partial Engine Failure in our club web designers rocket resulted in this hilarious clip. Later in the day Bruce had a succesful launch and recovery with this same rocket none the worse for wear.
|Aerotech Initiator CATO||spopes||2011-06-24||2008-04-23|
O-ring fails on Aerotech Initiator with loaded "G" engine.
|CMASS Model Rocket Launch||nwunit||2011-06-26||2007-08-22|
At an event hosted by the Central Massachusetts Spacemodeling Society, rocket enthusiasts launched about 200 model rockets in Acton Aug. 18.
|Golden Scout Launch #1096 (Outtakes)||jadebox||2011-05-29||2008-08-31|
Bloopers from the filming of the Golden Scout video.
|High power rocket explosion||rocketscience54||2011-06-03||2008-06-14|
This was an experimental motor. It didnt work like it was sopposed to. I guess thats obvious. I was about 100' away.
|High Power Rocket. 54mm diameter Rocket Shred||TheBayourat||2011-06-25||2007-01-07|
This is the flight of my 54mm rocket on a Aerotech K1100 Blue Thunder motor. The rocket shreds at Mach 1.5
|LDRS Patriot Launch an an O Motor||rattmanndoo||2011-05-29||2010-06-16|
|Model Rocket Crash Estes Glider Home Made||skrinkaman||2011-06-17||2007-03-16|
Model Rocket Crash Estes Glider Home Made
|Model Rockets Fail||dmbernasconi||2011-07-05||2009-07-29|
A series of small model rockets that didn't always go as planned. A few of the rockets are "Solar Flare" the gold rocket, "Teal Torpedo" the tall black rocket with teal writing, and others that ...
|NSL 03 Rocket launch mess||VooDooRocketry||2011-06-19||2007-01-21|
There are a lot of ways for rockets to fail, here's another. The dreaded blown forward closure. It pretty much fries the inside of the rocket
|Rocket Launch Explosion||zanhecht||2011-06-03||2006-04-05|
The failed launch of my first high-power rocket. After the launch, I found out that the o-rings in motor burned through, and hot gasses shot up through my rocket. This not only set fire to the lower ...
|snow ranch 12/3/11 high power motor failure||bob505470||2011-12-07||2011-12-04|
12/3/11 rocket cato
|Awesome Rocket Crash||TarStarFilmz||2011-07-13||2010-04-21|
I recorded this in August 09 at NARAM 51 in Pennsylvania. The rocket was unstable and launched right towards the audience.
My scale scratch built Astrobee-D. Maiden flight on an H128 White Lightning. This is what happens when you forget one of the o-rings in the motor. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 01-05-13.
|06.14.2010 Rocket Failure||scsager||2012-06-29||2010-06-15|
This is a Clone of a LOC-Precision Forte. The motor is an Aerotech G40-4w Single Use. (old - purchased in 2003) This motor has a ring of 29mm Motor tube epoxied to the end to act as a motor block. ...
|1/3 scale Model X 15 Launch, Epic Fail, Plaster Blaster 2009||rsduhamel||2011-11-19||2009-11-08|
November 7, 2009, Plaster Blaster rocket meet at Plaster City, CA. This is a 1/3 scale X-15 with two Cessaroni Pro98 M2505 motors.
Shortest flight of the day! SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.
|18mm Art Applewhite saucer CATO||krustyclown42||2011-06-22||2008-05-09|
18mm Art Applewhite CATO
|2008-06-14 NEFAR - Big Daddy Akavish CATO||jadebox||2011-07-02||2008-06-29|
A CATO pops the head off the Big Daddy Akavish at the June, 2008, NEFAR launch.
|2009 Rocket Catastrophes at Northern Colorado Rocketry||53rockets||2011-06-26||2010-05-10|
This video shows some rocket catastrophes that occured on the Pawnee Buttes.
|2nd rocket flight with camera||brkyle||2011-06-26||2011-06-13|
Estes Amazon with 808 camera powered with C6-3 engine. Lost fin assembly mid flight, chute did not deploy.
|Aerotech Initiator Fail||neond7||2012-09-19||2012-02-22|
First (and last) flight of my son's Aerotech Initiator. The motor chuffed for a few seconds before generating enough thrust to clear the pad, but it arced to the right, had a nice bonus delay, and ...
|Aerotech Mustang CATO Ground Level and onboard video||EeeebeeeE .||2014-01-18||2013-01-02|
Delay charge of a CTI G80 fails and the rocket deploys early. Little damage to the rocket other than cosmetic. It needs a new paint job anyway.
|Airy D12 to C6 lawn dart||tonypv58||2011-09-02||2010-11-07|
|Another One Bites the Dust CCA Rocket Team||auburngeekgirl||2011-06-25||2011-01-27|
CCA TARC Rocket team 2011 CATO #2. After one successful launch with our new re-loadable motors, our second flight was less then perfect. Boy I wish I had that one on film. Our third flight was not ...
|Another One Bites The Dust with Rockets..wmv||generalripper1964||2011-06-22||2011-05-08|
On board rocket videos of rocket malfunctions such as separations and failure of parachutes to fully deploy. Many rockets are high powered and reach high altitudes. No persons were injured and no ...
|Bad day at North Branch||FireHoundProductions||2011-09-22||2010-06-07|
Two certification flights gone terribly wrong on the same day.
|BBVA and Catos||zapjolt||2011-07-02||2010-11-09|
Fun with rockets. When the Black Brant catoed it blew out the nozzle and sent two fireballs whizzing past my head. The second E9 cato in Jeromes rocket blew out the top of the motor and the grain ...
|Beer Keg Rocket Crashes at BALLS 2011||aeroexperimental||2011-10-20||2011-10-03|
|Big Daddy Disaster||wainzwhirled||2011-08-24||2011-01-26|
Oops! I left the eye protector stuck on the launch rod. Conseqently the Estes "Big Daddy" took the launch pad up with it when it took off. It did a slow arc then headed directly for the vid ...
|Big Model Rocket Explosion At Launch - CATO||jvarric||2011-10-02||2011-09-26|
|Big Rocket Explodes! 1/3 Scale Model Mercury-Redstone 3 Blows Up At Launch||spacearium||2011-05-29||2010-04-30|
At LDRS-18 (Large and Dangerous Rocket Ships) in Argonia, Kansas in 1999. This was the annual national rocket launch for the Tripoli Rocketry Association. The largest amateur rocket project was a ...
|Black Max Lawndart.AVI||Frankenvideo1||2012-09-19||2010-08-18|
This rocket was built from pieces of an Estes Amazon in a starter kit, based around a BT56 tube and with balsa fins scaled down from a Der Red Max template. This launch was B6-0 with B6-4 sustainer. ...
|Brian's EX L600 Hybrid Rocket||jeffmensch||2011-05-29||2010-04-24|
Brian Brodersen's "Rocket of a 1000 Corpses" was launched on April 16, 2010 at the Three Oaks launch held by the Team-1 rocket club. The rocket was constructed from the leftover remains of many ...
|Callicoon 9/2010 - Rockets||I11OO||2011-07-02||2010-09-12|
Model rockets launched at Callicoon, some CATO.
Catastrophic rocket flight
|CATO at Metra||schuyler007||2011-06-26||2010-06-12|
An M powered rocket CATOs at METRA.
|CATO at Winchester, IN||headstrong52||2011-12-07||2011-11-26|
CATO of a rocket at SCAM Launch in Winchester, IN
|CATO during the maiden launch of my Estes Hi-Flier||brianewsu||2011-11-19||2011-10-01|
my newly built Estes Hi-Flier experienced a CATO (Catastrophe At Take Off) on its maiden flight. The reason was the failures of the CA Gel adhesion between 2 of the laser cut balsa fins and the ...
|Contrail J cato||rocketkyle||2011-06-22||2008-05-04|
John Storey's Expediter on a Contrail J. May 3, 2008 HARA launch
|Corkscrew at AIRFest 18||SDM1975||2012-09-19||2012-09-05|
|Cosmostrator 7 May 2011||PamelaG44||2011-08-19||2011-05-08|
Matt Johnson's Cosmostrator, modified for one launch rod. Matt previously tried a three launch rod construction, but it was too difficult to align the rod, so Joe Mosher of SMASH suggested he modify ...
Scale model of a HAWK Missile being launched at National Sport Launch (NSL 2010). The Center of Gravity (CG)/Center of pressure (CP) must not have been in the proper relationship with each other. It ...
|CTI J354 CATO||chrisdreher1||2012-05-10||2012-04-18|
|Daisuke Sakais 4 inch project failure at XPRS 2010 M1315||Mysticlambo||2011-09-04||2010-10-24|
Video by James Lloyd. Bluetube coupler failure leads to flight failure. XPRS2010
DART/Tripoli-San Diego's 1/9th scale model of the Delta 2, launched at Plaster Blaster 8 on 11/8/2009.
|Delta Launch - Plaster Blaster 2009||sesdiego||2011-06-27||2009-11-15|
The Delta Project, 1/9th scale model of a McDonnell Douglas/Boeing Delta 2, lifts off from the Tripoli San Diego launch site, November 8, 2009. The flight was not totally successful. The clear ...
|Demise of the BDR||JMZawodny||2011-05-31||2011-03-06|
This is what happens when you try to launch rocket with a 38mm CTI motor and forget to screw it into the metal motor case!
|DHARMA Initiative rocket||ninjabortion||2011-08-19||2011-06-27|
More fun to watch than the final episode of Lost :P
|Disaster Onboard a High Power Rocket||rockytysonrocketman||2012-04-15||2010-06-28|
This was my CAR Lvl. 2 attempt at Roc Lake 12 in June 2010. I am/was flying a dual deployment modified BSD 38 Special on an Aerotech I284W. The flight was perfect and straight up but as it ...
CATO of a 20+ year old E15-8, in slow-motion, at dusk. 3 of the 4 motors we had died like this; one worked perfectly and the rocket went really high, higher than with an E9.
|Estes Eagle CATO||jadebox||2011-05-31||2008-05-04|
An Estes motor CATO is captured at 1200 fps in this high-speed video.
|Estes Interceptor E Crash||Grimracer1||2011-10-05||2011-02-21|
|Estes Mercury Atlas Rocket Disaster Slow Motion||harmsworth1||2011-06-25||2011-06-16|
Maiden Voyage goes badly. I used the stick on parachute line holders from the kit. Every single one of them failed on the main chute and half of them failed on the capsule chute. Watch the video til ...
|Estes model rocket crash||Connor Mcgrath||2014-01-17||2013-06-25|
We are flying the cheap Estes helicopter nose cone rocket on a c6-5 engine. Things didn't end up to well.
|Estes Saturn V with E20-4 Unstable||Dgardei||2011-11-19||2011-06-17|
Launch my new Estes Saturn V with an Aerotech E20-4W. Rocket immediatly went horizontal and landed in the ditch across the road.
|Estes V2 F30-4FJ CATO||MarcusGoodwyn||2012-12-13||2012-12-03|
The first (and last) flight of my modified Estes Maxi Brute V2 on an AeroTech F30-4FJ. The motor blew it's forward closure as the rocket moved up the launch rod and then proceeded to torch and melt ...
|Exploded View LDRS 30.MPG||jshuster42||2011-10-09||2011-09-21|
|Failed Cluster Launch: Big Red Max and 3x B6-4 engines||Frankenvideo1||2012-06-29||2010-09-05|
First attempt at a cluster launch. 3 Estes B6-4 engines ignited by Quest Q2G2 ignitors. All three ignitors fired (via Estes launch controller) but only one engine caught. Next time, crowd will be ...
|Fat Boy CATO Flights||mnrocketry||2011-06-03||2010-03-20|
Attempted C11-3 flights of a modified Estes Fat Boy model rocket with onboard video camera. Both flights ended early with a motor malfunction.
|Flight of the Great Pumpkin 7May2011 DMG video.AVI||PamelaG44||2011-08-19||2011-05-08|
Actual flight of the Great Pumpkin, AKA Pumpkin pie after this flight! LOL
Jerry's 2nd attempt at flying his Wolverine.
|Frank's potato launching rocket - Physics Club Spring 2010||kittycat5488||2011-06-25||2010-05-25|
Frank (Scott) built a rocket that took four D engines and was supposed to launch a potato. After two or three failed attempts, it finally launched, only to go crazy and head straight for a pavilion. ...
|Frick n' Frack Crack Up||RocketTCoyote||2011-06-17||2010-07-30|
My Fliskits two-stage Frick n' Frack augers in after staging at the Alpena CRTC athletic field. Ouch!
Full-scale Phoenix missile flying on an O impulse motor. This was hard to watch.
|Great Rocket Launch with wild ending||federalism||2011-06-19||2007-02-01|
Rocket goes up and lands back down on the ground,,,,about 3 inches into the ground
|Gus Piepenburg's Headless cross||Mannyskid16||2012-09-19||2012-09-02|
A 65 pound rocket that shredded on an N5800 c* 9/2/2012
|Harvey, the rocket powered chocolate rabbit!||tdstr666||2011-06-23||2008-03-21|
A video I took in May 2007 of Wayne Johnson's plastic chocolate bunny converted to rocket power. Harvey has never been known to be *stable* :)
|Hevous at Balls 19||JamesJD3||2011-07-08||2010-09-29|
Launch of the Hevous Q motor rocket at Balls 19 by Hillbilly Rocketry . Hevous team - Darrel Burris, Robin Blackford, Don Alexander, Jimmy Hussey, Bob Heninger and Jim Hussey. Motor failure due to ...
|High power rocket parachute failure||jmintalar||2011-05-29||2007-07-30|
Model rocket launch experiences parachute failure and ends resoundingly.
|high power rocket video||spkdrgn||2012-02-02||2010-08-26|
rocket flights from two different launches. One in Columbia MO. and the other in Elsberry MO.
|High speed video (1000 FPS) of an Aerotech D21 CATO||kijiki00||2011-06-03||2010-09-09|
Aerotech D21 in a Quest Starhawk. A 2nd attempt was successful.
|Honest John CATO||chuteforthesky||2011-09-16||2011-09-11|
|Illfated Flight of Jack O'Cooney Skeleton Rocket||wharfrat121486||2011-06-20||2010-12-05|
Spokane Area Rocketry Club's October 2010 Launch. Jack O'Cooney Launched on an Aerotech I-284 White Lightning Motor
|Interceptor Nose Dive||CMGvsMTB||2011-08-13||2011-06-19|
Estes Interceptor on B6-4 (underpowered) takes a nose dive! Model has been repaired and has seen two successful flights since this happened.
|KNO3 ROCKET LAUNCH EXPLOSION #1 5/11||captainengine91||2011-08-13||2011-08-09|
This is one of 4 scratch built rockets that were supposed to launch today but 3 of them CATO on the launch pad :-( still working out why
|KNO3 ROCKET LAUNCH EXPLOSION #2 5/11||captainengine91||2011-08-13||2011-08-09|
This is one of 4 scratch built rockets that were supposed to launch today but 3 of them CATO on the launch pad :-( still working out why
|Large Rocket Launches, then CATO||MonkVidz||2011-07-13||2011-05-01|
Recorded on May 2, 2011 using a Flip Video camcorder.
|Large V2 rocket crashes at LDRS XX||aeroexperimental||2011-06-22||2009-05-12|
A large scale model of a V2 rocket has a scale like flight during LDRS XX at Lucerne Dry Lake, CA.
|Last Flight of the LOC Magnum||rekrapmij||2011-06-20||2011-02-16|
Flight, airstart, early ejection, and destruction of a LOC Magnum
|Launch Video of my P-29 COBRA at NSL 2011||launcheverything||2011-08-28||2011-06-13|
|LAWN DARTING 101||michianarocketry||2011-10-05||2010-12-06|
|LOC Onyx onboard video Lawndart||householdrocketry||2011-09-02||2011-05-01|
|Lug hang-up Feb 12||CanberraRocketry||2012-02-12||2012-02-05|
Guide lug failure on launch
|M2250 C-Star CATO||sfineberg||2012-03-24||2012-03-05|
This is my rocket, but the video was taken by adfgfds. It can also be seen on his youtube channel.
|Malcolm's cracker "K" motor adapter failure||hartrockets||2012-06-29||2008-08-24|
HD video of Malcolm's cracker rocket on a "K" motor when the motor adapter fails.
|Matt Johnson's Cosmostrator||PamelaG44||2011-09-27||2010-05-08|
The Cosmostrator, built by Matt Johnson, launched May 1, 2010 at MMAR. All the motors lit, but not at the same time, and this is the result.
|Matt Johnson's Discovery 2001 Rocket||PamelaG44||2011-08-19||2011-05-08|
Entirely scratch-built, resin cast model of the 2001 A Space Odessey ship, Discovery, launched (and crashed!) at MMAR Launch May 7th, 2011.
|Matt Johnson's Santa Rocket Flight||PamelaG44||2011-08-19||2011-05-08|
May 7th, 2011 at MMAR launch, Muskegon, MI
|Mike's K611 CATO||RocketMan8911||2011-08-08||2011-08-08|
Mike Baileys Red Arrow on a K611 Blue that unfortunately CATO'd. But the damage to the rocket was that bad.
|Mini HoJo Skywriting||Frankenvideo1||2011-12-26||2011-11-24|
|MLAS lawn dart!||michianarocketry||2011-11-24||2011-02-05|
|Movie for Aerotech1.||RayBogusz||2011-06-25||2010-10-08|
Video of exploding Aerotech reloadable engine.
|N300 rocket launch CATO||crankyboris||2011-07-13||2011-04-17|
Flawed grain is the major suspect.
|N300 Rocket Launch CATO Farshot||crankyboris||2011-05-31||2011-04-17|
The distant shot of the CATO
|NEFAR Highest Altitude Competition: Bad Ignition||felinion||2011-06-23||2009-04-15|
|Nuke ProMaxx 1Grain F59 White Thunder||ZFamilyRockets||2011-09-22||2010-06-15|
Nuke ProMaxx 1Grain F59 White Thunder Propellant 623 Feet on May 31, 201 "Lawn Dart" I forgot to adjust the delay before black powder motor eject North Branch, MN Tripoli Minnesota High Powered ...
This video was uploaded from an Android phone.
|Oracle - G80 Cato||davidareese||2011-06-19||2010-08-16|
Gus Piepenburg's Oracle rocket on an Aerotech G80T at Tripoli Indiana's August 2010 launch. The motor blew by at liftoff.
My scratch built "Fat Pat", her first flight on an F12J. Her nose cone came out in mid flight, which caused the sky writing. She core sampled, the damage is pretty bad. SARG launch, 11/12/11.
|Photon Disruptor Fails||ZFamilyRockets||2011-05-31||2008-10-26|
One rocket does not make it on a sunny day in North Branch MN during the Tripoli Minnesota Rocket Club October launch day.
|PML Phobos on Congreve 180H60 Firestarter||PigmasterRockets||2012-01-24||2008-04-15|
Flight ID 74 on 18th July 2004 Ejection charge igniter causing Roman Candle (burning the shock cord through), payload bay and nose cone dropped to the ground, airframe then went unstable but ...
|Re: UCF Hybrid Rocket Test Fire4||tamoore||2011-11-18||2007-06-18|
RATT H70 decomposition. This cato was caused by out-of-range N20 temperatures, and was not the fault of the manufacturer.
|Research motor gone wrong||Azoghlin||2011-11-04||2011-10-29|
Thought I made a longburn motor, but turned out I just manufactured a road flare
|Robert DeHate - Bang.mp4||dave92f1||2011-06-03||2010-10-07|
Robert DeHate's HPR CATO. October 2, 2010, CMASS Pad C, Amesbury MA Looks bad, but the rocket was - shockingly - undamaged afterward. It's fiberglass, and strong.
Model rocket CATOstrophic launch. The Silver Comet is an Estes Retro kit. Looks wonderful. But not when the motor blows up inside! At least the second flight was ok later on.
|Rocket Fail - 2 Stage D and E motor||UNKPCRIDE||2011-09-05||2011-09-05|
|Rocket with Camcorder - Ballistic Crash 2/5/2011||allencoleman46||2011-06-22||2011-04-05|
Video with sound of rocket with camcorder on board crashing from approximately 1500 feet due to parachute failure
|Rocket with Camcorder - Plaster City 1/1/2011 - Motor Fire||allencoleman46||2011-07-13||2011-04-04|
Video with sound from camcorder attached to rocket that failed to launch due to motor fire caused by operator error in assembling engine.
|Rockets Gone Wild - NEFAR Launches||jadebox||2011-06-25||2007-09-30|
Weird and wacky flights - mostly from one NEFAR launch.
|Rogue launch and crush||grreeknick||2012-04-03||2012-03-09|
After a letter-perfect launch of my QModeling Rogue, a Mega-Retro Series "scaled up" model of a classic model rocket of the 1970s, I run the bird down and break its fin like a clumsy child.
|Santa 7May2011 DMG video.AVI||PamelaG44||2011-08-19||2011-05-08|
Santa takes a header in this flight.....
|Sather Ranum's legged lander||Mannyskid16||2013-06-19||2012-11-05|
|Sirius Rocketry Mid-Power Interrogator Blow Out||SPP1967||2012-05-10||2012-04-16|
Midwest Power 9, Princeton, IL, October 29, 2011. My trusty, well-used and awesome-looking (thank you Sirius) Interrogator took it's last (for now) flight on an Aerotech E18. I've assembled the 24mm ...
Doing some skywriting with the sticker rocket on a D10-7 (Way to long of a delay), two other rockets as well, though I did not get rocket cam footage from th...
Steve Kendall's Squat on I117FJ - wipe out!
|Starfighter at LDRS 29||timdona||2011-06-23||2010-12-11|
Starfighter rocket at LDRS 29 has chute failure
|Super DX3 CTI Over-pressure CATO||Kelsey Black||2014-01-18||2013-08-11|
Launch of a Madcow Super DX3 on August 10, 2013 at the Tri-Cities Rocketeers club launch (Pasco, WA), Cesaroni motor. Motor burns normally, then extinguishes...
|The death of Nsane||rocketmankevin||2014-01-17||2012-05-02|
The life and death of a 15 year old rocket. Final flight was at Red Glare XII on (1) N4000 ,and (6) K450's that were airstarted. Thanks to Nick J. Southern, ...
|The Spool Crash - Slow Motion||ZFamilyRockets||2011-09-22||2010-06-07|
The Video Say's it all... Scott
|Tims Mach Attempt||jschubz||2012-04-15||2012-04-02|
|Tom L370 cato||TomB0667||2012-12-13||2012-12-04|
Very short flight and destruction of my 54 mm saucer. The single use motor blew off the rear end. The nozzle and the casing rear had the tape thrust ring intact.
|Ultimate Patriot Crash||ZFamilyRockets||2011-08-19||2011-08-16|
(2 on-board cameras) This launch was supposed to be all about dual deploy from a single payload compartment. No such luck. The center motor exploded out the top of the motor case, ejecting it's self ...
|Used an E motor on a rocket built for a G..... oops!||Azoghlin||2011-09-20||2010-08-01|
This video was uploaded from an Android phone.
|V'ger 7May2011 DMG video.AVI||PamelaG44||2011-08-19||2011-05-08|
Matt Johnson's original design of V'ger from the Star Trek movie, alas, V'ger is no more.
|Veeger - Aerotech K540W - CATO||4FlyRockets||2011-05-29||2011-05-12|
A scratch-built model rocket named 'Veeger' from the Star Trek 1 movie. It flew on an Aerotech K540W which CATOed not long after leaving the pad. Flight occurred as part of the Muskegon Michigan ...
|Wallace and Gromit Rocket Motor Failure 2 - 07-11-10||hartrockets||2011-06-20||2010-11-07|
a great Wallace and Gromit rocket suffering a 2nd motor failure at EARS Rocket Club Meeting on 7th November 2010 - filmed on Fuji HS10 camera at 240fps, filmed just before sunset so video rather ...
|What Really Happened to the Life Size X-Wing||Kanefilms||2011-11-19||2007-10-11|
Finally - the unedited version of the footage. This fake news brought to from http://www.kanefilms.com
|World's largest Monocopter||VooDooRocketry||2012-03-05||2006-12-24|
Ed Miller owns the largest monocopter so far, burning a J to a J and finishing up with a K. It didn't behave as normal but it may have had something to do with the last scene.
|WSGC Rocket Competition Launch 2||brandance||2011-05-31||2008-05-07|
Second Attempt. This time, the rover got tangled in the nosecone line and landed hard upside down. So close...
|X-15 Crash/Launch Plaster Blaster 2009||Tritiumium||2011-11-19||2009-11-08|
The Large X-15 launch during Plaster Blaster 2009 Just outside of El Centro, California. Something didn't go right.
|AIAA High Powered Rocket Launch||seg9585||2011-06-17||2009-05-31|
This was the launch attempt of the 2009 AIAA Young Professional LA Section (Team 2) rocket. The rocket was an 8-foot tall "Quasar" model using a K700 engine (700N avg thrust, 2400s impulse). The ...
|Rick's LDRS 23 Rocket shred||VooDooRocketry||2011-06-19||2006-11-23|
Rick's chinese Long March did what chinese Long Marches do......it disassembled.....it's why we love them...parts from wally world ;-)
rocket cato with onboard camera
|Rocket Plane Failure to launch||f86esabre||2011-08-17||2011-08-14|
Video says it all
|High Power Rocket looses stability flying on an "I" motor||53rockets||2011-06-19||2010-07-21|
This rocket flew on an 'I' class motor before loosing stability and flying out of control. - NCRocketry - A Crews Control Production
|model rocket launch gone wrong||Christopher7569||2011-06-19||2008-06-05|
Half way into the flight it starts spinning.