Flights / Failures
High Power Rocket Booster Becomes Whistling Lawn Dart!

Airstart 1 is a two stage high power rocket. Booster stage Aerotech I200 and sustainer stage G80. Sustainer failed to igniter- airstart timer failure. Booster stage ejection charge failed, and booster came in hot. Rocket reached 1,047 feet on just booster power. Sustainer portion of rocket safely recovered using Perfectflite Stratologger dual deploy altimeter. Booster stage will be rebuilt to accomodate 38mm motor, as well as dual deploy altimeter.

 Rocketry Product: PerfectFlite - Stratologger {Component} (SL100)

 Rocketry Product: Aerotech - G80W Single-Use Motor {Motor}

Author jmomenee
Duration 161 seconds

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