Flight Log - 2022-11-05 - Hans "Chris" Michielssen's Estes Shuttle Columbia

Estes version of the shuttle, without the boosters.

Non gliding, parachute recovery.

Flight Date: 2022-11-05
Rocket Name: Estes Shuttle Columbia
Flyer's Name: Hans "Chris" Michielssen
Motors: Estes B6-4
Expected Altitude: 275.00 Feet
Wind Speed: 5.00 mph
Launch Site: Orlando R.O.C.K.
Actual Altitude: 275.00 Feet

After reading about some instability with the kit, I was surprised how stable it was. 

Slow turn during boost from the raised elevon on one side.

Slight blistering of the paint where the wing extension is close to the engine nozzle.

1Estes B6-4


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