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Flight Log - 2011-06-06 Hans "Chris" Michielssen's MPC Nike Patriot

A build from the old boxed line of MPC model rockets. Very sturdy, a combination of plastic and cardstock tubes, no balsa. The parachute tape strips had to be replaced with new ones. The rest of the model was built stock. The model has a very thick, plastic launch lug. The same fin unit was used in the MPC and later Quest Nike Smoke kit.

Flight Date:2011-06-06
Rocket Name:Hans "Chris" Michielssen's MPC Nike Patriot
Kit:MPC - Nike Patriot {Kit} (R-849) [1971-1978]
Flyer:Hans "Chris" Michielssen
Motors:Estes A8-3
Expected Altitude:150 feet
Launch Site:Schoolyard Soccer field

Very straight flight. Full deply of the 35 year old MPC parachute. No damage on recovery.


1Estes A8-3


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