Michael Freedman's Page
Certification Level: NAR-L1, TRA-L1
Club Memberships: NAR,TRA,Rad. Rocketeers,CATO,METRA,and GSSS
Started at age 50 in 2012. I'm hooked and try to work on a rocket everyday. With few good places to fly on Long Island I've joined several clubs within a 2 hr. radius (Rad. Rocketeers, CATO, METRA, and GSSS). Completed Level 1 in 5/2013.
Personal Home Page: http://www.earthphile.com
Flight Good flight. High and straight. - C6-5 - Stillwell Park [More]
Bull Pup 12D
Flight Good flight. Broke fin on landing. - C6-5 - Stillwell Park [More]
Flight Good flight. Fin loosened on landing - C6-5 - Stillwell Park [More]
Flight Ok flight. Parachute got hung up...landed hard. No damage. - C6-5 - Stillwell Park [More]
Flight CATO. Right after leaving rail, went horizontal and plowed into ground nose first 20' away. Damaged beyond repair...sad...one of my favorite rockets. Noticed that motors were green (oxidation? water?). These motors are 8 years old. - C6-5 - Stillwell Park [More]
Flight Much better. Good flight - C6-5 - Stillwell Park [More]
Flight Slow takeoff, then only 50 feet or so. Parachute opened few feet off ground. Needs a C, but should have been higher. Is the motor bad? - B6-4 - Stillwell Park [More]
Flight Good flight. Straight and high. Too crowded for any more launches. - C11-3 - Durham, CT [More]
Black Brant II
Flight Wind cocked; motor sputtered. Looked good until landing. Fin partially separated from rocket. Epoxy must've been brittle and broke off. Unlikely to repair - G60 - New Hampton, NY (METRA) [More]
Flight Nice and high; long thrust; lucky recovery far from field. - E9-8 - Durham, CT [More]
Rocketarium Kilter (Kit)
Great looking rocket with eight fins and a boat tail. It also has a unique cable tunnel balsa piece that attaches to the body tube.
The kit comes with two (3?) pieces of 1/8" balsa wood. The wood is sturdy though soft. Also included are several ... [More]
Blue Phenix Jr.
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