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2014-06-21

Binder Design Stealth Jr.

Flight

This rocket has performed great for many flights now. I had added some length for a DD chute, but reversed this decision in favor of an Archetype cable cutter. 10 second ejection is dead on apogee and with the chute tightly wrapped, the Stealth fell at 44fps nosecone slightly below the finned ... [More]

2010-09-18

Semroc SLS Aero-Dart

Flight

Chuffing liftoff. NC, chute departed early in flight. All parts recovered. Tube damage ahead of fins. Analysis of motor shows ejection charge fired after NC lost, so probably drag separation. Core sample taken but repairable. - F37-7 - SRA [More]

2010-08-21

Semroc SLS Aero-Dart

Flight

New Kevlar SC, rebuilt MM to be fixed. Perfect 1500' flight, short walk due to little wind. 7 grains ejection powder. - F62-8 - SRA [More]

Binder Design Stealth Jr.

Flight

Rocket has about a half dozen flights already on a variety of Gs. Has av. bay with MAWD for possible future DD. 36 chute. Ejection charge 9.5 grains. L1 cert! - H128-10 - SRA [More]

2010-06-19

Semroc SLS Aero-Dart

Flight

Ho-hum. Another perfect flight with a nearby landing. About 600'. Gonna start bumping up the impulse! - E9-6 - SRA [More]

2009-09-19

Semroc SLS Aero-Dart

Flight

Max angle due to wind. Perfect flight about 1200'. - F62-6 - SRA [More]

Semroc SLS Aero-Dart

Flight

Max angle due to wind. Perfect flight about 1000'. - F37-6 - SRA [More]

2009-07-18

Semroc SLS Aero-Dart

Flight

500-600'? Another excellent deployment using pigtail bands. Noisemaker failed. - E9-6 - SRA [More]

Semroc SLS Aero-Dart

Flight

Recovery system test. New nylon shock cord, pigtail bands for cord and chute shrouds. Low (300-400') but good deployment. Some scrapes from pavement landing. - D12-5 - SRA [More]

Semroc SLS Aero-Dart

Flight

About 1500'. Dern nice flight with good deploy. Wind carried it about 3/4 mile, but easy to locate in ditch near road. New noisemaker worked well. - F62-7 - SRA [More]

Ron Ellis


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