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Cinema X-1 High Power Rocket- Maiden Launch, Dec. 15 2012

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Author:jmomenee
Published:2012-12-16 00:54:29

Launched at the Varn Ranch in Plant City FL during the monthly TTRA launch. Scratch-built rocket is seven feet tall and weighs 14 pounds loaded with an Aerotech J800 motor. Blue Tube construction transitions from 3" for the camcorder section to 4" for the motor section. Two side pods are capable of flying airstart motors, but they contained only two 15" drogue chutes for this flight. Perfectflite Stratologger SL100 altimeter and Aiptek Hi Speed HD camcorder onboard. Rocket achieved an altitude of 2666 feet. Shock cords for the two drogue chutes tangled, but with no ill effects. Rocket landed safely under a 48" main chute.

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