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( Contributed - by Dick Stafford - 10/01/02) Brief: When it comes to flight profiles, I almost always prefer a low and slow flight. You see more of the smoke, and hear more of the noise. You see the whole flight, including ejection. Moreover, you maximize the odds of finding your rocket! However, it seems that I always have to have one disposable 29mm rocket in ...
( Contributed - by Yitah Wu) In general, this kit is high quality, well thought out, and very easy / quick to build. The fin unit is a single molded piece, but without the cheap feel and look of the Estes ones. Overall, construction was less than an hour, and would have been closer to 30 minutes had I not made different launch lugs. Instead of the large molded launch lug, I used ...
This article describes how I went about making a 'functional' Nike Smoke nose cone from Quest components. 'Functional' is probably a poor choice of words, but describes my goal. Background: The purpose of the Nike Smoke system was to visually test upper atmospheric winds. Its nose cone was filled with various chemicals (titanium tetrachloride in the final operational version), which would ...