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Nike Smoke (2008-09-04)
This Nike Smoke rocket fired at Midwest Power V - 2007 failed to light all 5 solid rocket motors. The failure was quite a sight to see, especially from only a few hundred yards away. "Eric and ... [View]
Saturn 5 Model Rocket (2007-10-31)
This is a 17 foot tall replica of a Saturn V rocket built by Vern and flown at the Midwest Power V rocket launch in IL. [View]
Large Scale Model Saturn V Screams off the Pad! (2018-11-06)
Over 22,000 Ns powers this 200 lb Saturn V at Midwest Power 16 in Princeton, IL. The Saturn V makes it's 5th flight, this time on an AeroTech M1850W and 4 AeroTech L850W. That's a lot of White ... [View]
"Rocket Fuel" Launch at Midwest Power X (2012-11-05)
My "Rocket Fuel" rocket flying on an AMW M1480 Red Rhino to 3,769 feet at Midwest Power X in Princeton, IL. The rocket is actually a converted recycling container. [View]
Midwest Power 2011 Drag Race (2011-11-01)
12 Ultimate Wildman rockets take off at 2011 Midwest Power, just north of Princeton, IL. Each one is flying a Cesaroni N-5800 motor. There are some photos first, then video in real-time, 1/4 time, ... [View]
Rocket Mike the Tiger II at Mid West High Power Rocket Launch (2012-11-04)
On November 3, 2012 in Princeton, IL, the rocket "Mike the Tiger II" flew at the Mid West High Power Rocket Launch event. Mike flew to 7,216 feet in altitude reaching speeds of 618 miles per hour. ... [View]
2015 05 23 Mini Midwest Power 6 (2015-05-24)
May 23rd, 2015, Mini Midwest Power, QCRS [View]
Chicago Rocket Mafia, Midwest Power 12. Princeton, Illinois. 11-01-2014 (2014-11-02)
Booster-vision video of my Madcow Frenzy XL flying on a CTI N 10,000 Vmax at Midwest Power 12 in Princeton Illinois. The rocket alongside mine was a 6" dia. Wildman Darkstar also flying on an N ... [View]
Coolest launch video! HAWK 2.0 Slow-Mo Launch on a CTI K675SK Reload (2013-12-05)
First launch of The HAWK 2.0 high-power rocket on 11/1/2013, at Midwest Power near Princeton, IL. The HAWK is all grown up - now with dual-deploy, avionics bay, 4 ejection charges, 2 parachutes, 3 ... [View]
Hot Mess at Midwest Power 2019 (2019-11-16)
Hot Mess at Midwest Power 2019 flying on a CTI M1101 [View]
level 1 certification high power rocket (2016-12-28)
We went to the Midwest Power 2016 launch event in November. It was a GREAT event! Great people, really helpful, and I got my TRA Level 1 certification. I loved the part when the launch director was ... [View]
Midwest Power 13 - Gary Slater's Hydra on an L2200 (2015-10-31)
At Midwest Power 13, Friday October 30, 2015, a few miles north of Princeton, IL. Gary Slater flies his beautiful 4x upscale Hydra on an L2200. [View]
Midwest Power 13 - Spool flies on a J500 (2015-10-31)
At Midwest Power 13, Friday October 30, 2015, a few miles north of Princeton, IL. Spool-shaped rocket on a very fast J500, plus funny recovery. The last rocket to fly Friday before the L1000 ... [View]
Midwest power 17 L3 Certification Attempt, Aerotech M1297 (2019-11-25)
Launch of my Wildman intimidator 4 kit called Red Glare launching on an Aerotech M1297. Final altitude was 13313ft. [View]
Midwest Power 2 - Horizon (2007-05-19)
High Power Rocket Shot by Gonzalo Ortega and Ben Ortega of CATO Television.  [View]
Night launch onboard video - Punisher Sport on G77-7 Redline (2016-11-08)
At Midwest Power 14 in Princeton, IL, 5 November 2016. My rocket. [View]
Outlander Rocket Launch Midwest Power 3 (2006-12-05)
Rocket Launch Outlander Midwest Power 3 (2005) [View]
Rocket CATO - Drone view (2017-11-03)
Midwest Power 15, Nov 3 2017 [View]
SBR Fusion K185 Mini Midwest Power (2020-05-24)
Fusion on an Aerotech K185 to 6868’ 5-24-20 QCRC [View]
SBR Fusion Level 2!! Mini Midwest Power QCRC (2020-05-23)
My Fusion on an Aerotech J250FJ to 3815’. Successful Tripoli Level Two flight! Mini Midwest Power Rocket launch QCRC [View]
UNL Husker Rocketry Team 2018 Launch at Midwest High Power (2018-05-23)
On May 20, 2018, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Husker Rocketry team competed at the annual Midwest High Power competition located in North Branch, MN. [View]