Rocketry Videos

By TomB0667

3-4 Patriot (2011-04-12)
3/4 scale Patriot flown on a N and 4 M cluster. Flown at Red Glare 10. [View]

Arreaux J500 H45 (2018-05-04)
Dave's upscale 2 stage Arreaux on a J500 to a H45. Boost only [View]

BadAzz Das Blitzkreig (2011-07-05)
Flown on an I236 at Orangeburg SCIPower 2 [View]

Big V2 (2011-04-12)
The boost of the 500 lb. V2. Motors were O5800 and 2 N3300. Flown at Red Glare 10. [View]

Bigger Akavish (2014-02-24)
Roger Smith's giant fuzzy spider on a 3 grain 75mm L motor. [View]

Black Brant L1720 (2016-04-11)
The maiden flight of my 6" Black Brant II. It reached 4700 feet on a CTI L1720 White Thunder (75-3G). [View]

Brent Bierstedt's Roll the Dice on a hybrid M960 (2011-09-06)
Boost only. Hypertek M grain and 3500 cc tank. [View]

Brent K695 V2 (2013-10-14)
Brent Bierstedt's V2 has a nominal flight on an Aerotech K695. [View]

Brent M2505 (2012-09-04)
Brent Bierstedt's V2 on a M2505. [View]

CB135 K533 (2010-08-09)
My Cloudbuster 135 sport version on a Gorilla K533 Black Lightning sparky. A keychain camera was onboard. [View]

Chuck Haislip's L3 (2011-12-12)
Chuck Haislip launches his 10" Nike Smoke on an Aerotech M2100G for Level 3 certification. [View]

Clifton Corkscrew (2014-02-24)
John Clifton's 7.5" upscaled Estes Corkscrew on a N1100 Black Diamond research motor. [View]

Clifton J250 Corkscrew (2011-03-16)
John Clifton's 4" upscale of the Estes Corkscrew. He flew it at Orangeburg in April 2003 on a black smoke 54mm research J250. [View]

Daniel L1 Phobos.wmv (2010-01-15)
Daniel Preheska's L1 flight - PML Phobos on a H123. [View]

Dave I800 Cluster (2013-09-03)
David Popkin's rocket on a cluster of 3 I800's for a very fast boost. [View]

Dave M2250 (2014-04-19)
The boost of Dave Popkin's Firestorm on a CTI M2250. [View]

David J425 (2016-05-17)
David McCoy's rocket on a CTI J425 for a nice dual deploy flight. [View]

Deuce Ground 100704 (2010-07-07)
The ground view of the Deuce flying on only 1 motor, a J410. [View]

Deuce Ground 121110 (2012-11-12)
A flight of my 54 mm Deuce to compare sparky motors. On the left is an Aerotech K456 Dark Matter, on the right a CTI K454 Skidmark. [View]

Deuce Ground 191012 (2019-10-30)
My 54mm Deuce on Aerotech J315 Redline motors. No onboard camera this flight. [View]

Deuce Ground 2009-11-07 (2009-11-10)
From the ground view of the Deuce flight on Aerotech K185s. One lit about a second before the other one. [View]

Deuce Ground 2010-05-15 (2010-05-17)
My 54 mm Deuce on Aerotech J180 motors. Flown May 15, 2010 [View]

Deuce Ground 2010-06-12 (2010-06-14)
My upscale Deuce's Wild! on a pair of 38/720 J340 Metalstorm motors. [View]

Deuce Onboard 090808 (2009-08-12)
View from between the motors of my upscale Deuce's Wild! Motors were CTI J210s. Apogee 2100 feet, main deployed at 1500 feet. [View]

Deuce Onboard 100704 (2010-07-07)
My Deuce on a CTI J410 red, the other motor, a CTI J425 blue failed to ignite. [View]

Deuce Onboard 110903 (2011-09-06)
Another flight of my Deuce with the Zi6 720p camera mounted between the motors. This time it flew on CTI Pro-54 J355's to 3280 feet. [View]

Deuce Onboard 120108 (2012-01-09)
Onboard view from my Deuce. Flown on a pair of CTI K160 motors to 4400 feet. [View]

Deuce Onboard 121110 (2012-11-12)
Onboard view from between the motors of my upscale Deuce. The Aerotech K456 is on the right, a CTI K454 on the left. Altitude was 3521 feet. [View]

Deuce Onboard 130601 (2013-06-03)
I flew the 54 mm Deuce again on a CTI K454 Skidmark on the right, an Aerotech K456 Dark Matter on the left. This flight was at the Tripoli Pittsburgh field south of Uniontown, PA. Altitude was 3359 ... [View]

Deuce Onboard 2009-09-07 (2009-09-08)
Onboard view from my upscale Deuce, this time on research (54/1280) J330 motors. Apogee was 3100 feet, main deployed at 500 feet. It was windy so I set the main lower. [View]

Deuce Onboard 2009-11-07 (2009-11-09)
Onboard video from camera mounted between the motors of my upscale Deuce. Flown this time on Aerotech K185 motors with the main chute deployed at apogee. Altitude was 3321 feet. [View]

Deuce Onboard 2010-05-15 (2010-05-17)
Onboard video from my Deuce on Aerotech J180 motors. This is the same flight as the ground view. [View]

Deuce Onboard 2010-06-12 (2010-06-14)
Onboard video from a Kodak Zi6 720p camera mounted between the motors of my upscale Deuce's Wild! Motors were the new Aerotech Metalstorm J340s. See for ... [View]

Deuce Onboard 2010-09-04 (2010-09-09)
Onboard video from my upscale Deuces Wild! Flown on CTI Pro38-6G motors, one a J425 blue and the other a J410 red. If you look carefully, you can see a fireball/smoke cloud on the road just after ... [View]

Deuce98 Ground 130413 (2013-04-15)
Maiden flight of my new Deuce. 98 mm mounts, 9" diameter body. It weighed almost exactly 100 lb. on the pad with 2 98/7680 M1100's installed. Flight, per the Stratologger, was to 5444' and 392 mph. [View]

Eric's Pzzycho Killer M1230 L3 flight (2011-11-14)
Eric Foster has a perfect L3 certification flight on a CTI M1230 Imax. He completely scratch built the 6.6" diameter rocket with hand rolled fiberglass tubes and CNC machined aluminum centering ... [View]

Fat Boy (2011-04-12)
A 16" diameter Fat Boy on a N1000 and 4 M motors. Flown at Red Glare 10. [View]

Goblim L930 100703 (2010-07-07)
The ground view of my 7.5" upscale Goblin on a CTI Pro54 6GXL L930 Imax. Perfect flight to 3700 feet. [View]

Goblin K700 (2010-05-17)
Maiden flight of my 7.5" diameter upscale Goblin. Flown on an Aerotech K700W to 2600 feet May 15, 2010. [View]

Goblin L1300 (2012-10-15)
My upscale Goblin on an Aerotech L1300R [View]

Goblin L2500 (2017-05-20)
My 7.5" Goblin on a 98/5120 L2500 Superthunder. [View]

Goblin L952 (2010-09-08)
Flight of my Goblin on an Aerotech L952. Perfect landing near the H-J pads on the right side of the range. [View]

Goblin M1350 (2010-06-14)
My 7.5" upscale Estes Goblin on an Animal Motor Works M1350. [View]

Goblin on CTI L935 (2011-10-03)
Good flight to 3551 feet. One of the best 54 mm motors made :-) [View]

Guy M1500 (2012-12-10)
Guy Ogino's L3 certification flight with his rocket Back in Black. Power was provided by an Aerotech M1500 green. [View]

Jamey M2550 (2014-04-19)
Jamey Jenkins' L3 certification flight, using a completely scratch built rocket and a Loki M2550. [View]

Jim M2200 (2014-09-06)
Jim Scarpine's Star Leopard on his last AMW M2200. The grain failed, spitting the propellant through the nozzle, causing the shortened burn time. [View]

Jim Red Max (2016-09-07)
The saga of Jim Scarpine's 6" Red Max (even though it isn't red). Launched 3 times on different sparky motors. First, a 2 grain AMW K550 Skidmark, then a 3 grain CTI L820 Skidmark, and finally on a 4 ... [View]

Jim Scarpine's Explorer Aquarius on a K1075 (2011-09-06)
Beautiful upscale of the vintage Estes kit turns in a picture perfect flight [View]

Jim Scarpine's Star Leopard on a M3500 (2011-09-06)
The motor is a KBA reload by Aerotech, Redline propellant to fit the Kosdon/AMW 75/7600 case.The yank on the payload section when the drogue finally opens shears the pins and deploys the main. [View]

John Metcalf M1230 Dreamsickle L3 (2012-10-15)
John Metcalf certifies Level 3 with his ultimate DarkStar 'Dreamsickle' and a CTI M1230 Imax. [View]

John N Spool (2014-02-24)
John Clifton's largest spool on a 98/15360 research motor. Nozzle broke, result not as planned. [View]

John's CTI J760 cato (2012-04-16)
This was a Pro-54 3 grain White Thunder motor. The rear closure was blown off. [View]

Jon M1810 (2012-09-04)
Jon Chrisman's Ultimate Wildman on a CTI M1810 L3 Attempt. [View]

K450 Saucer (2011-04-12)
My 54mm saucer on a research 54/1706 K450. Flown at Red Glare 10. [View]

Keycam 100515 Deuce E9.avi (2010-05-17)
Video from a keychain camera taped to the side of a 24 mm upscale Deuce. [View]

Keycam CB135 K533 (2010-08-09)
Key fob onboard video from my Cloudbuster 135 Sport on a Gorilla K533. [View]

Keycam EZI J90 (2010-08-09)
Key fob video from onboard my EZI. Motor was an Aerotech J90. [View]

Keycam Goblin L930 (2010-07-07)
I taped a key fob video camera to my upscale Goblin. Flown on a CTI L930 Imax at the PYRO MuckFest launch. My first trip into the corn... [View]

Keycam Goblin M1100 (2010-09-10)
Key fob camera view from my upscale Goblin. Flown on a research 98/7680 M1100 to 7800 feet. Main came out at apogee. Long 7.5 minute descent, including through a cloud. Good views of the area to the ... [View]

Keycam Goblin M1350.AVI (2010-06-14)
I taped a key fob video camera to the black band just above the fins of my upscale Goblin. Then I launched it on an Animal Motor Works M1350 :-) It barely stayed on but this is the result. [View]

Keycam Goblin M1500 (2010-07-12)
Another video from a key fob camera taped to my Goblin. Flown at Orangeburg, SC on a M1500 research motor to 6494 feet. Good views of the flight line, industrial park, and the western side of the ... [View]

Keycam Viper F30-E9 (2011-09-06)
Key chain camera view from my LOC Viper IV. Liftoff was on a pair of CTI Pro-24 F30's, airstarting a pair of Estes E9's. The motor tube in line with the camera contained an E9. The rocket was set up ... [View]

L1 Argent (2016-05-18)
James' Argent on a H87 for a L1 certification. He used a Jolly Logic chute release at 400 feet to open the chute (successfully). [View]

L2 cert with a 4" Nike Smoke (2011-07-05)
Didn't catch the flyer, but a successful L2 [View]

Motoreater NSL (2011-07-30)
A cluster with outboards ignited with sheathed Thermalite. The center motor must provide enough velocity to maintain trajectory in the event of staggered ignition - common with Thermalite ignition. ... [View]

N800 Goblin (2011-04-12)
My 7.5" upscale Goblin on a research 98/15360 N800. The rocket made it to 13000 feet at Red Glare 10. [View]

N800 Saucer 030712 (2009-08-18)
A Research N800 in my 40" saucer. Liftoff weight was 45 lb., of which 27 lb. was the motor. Altimeters in the side pods were set to deploy parachutes at 250 feet on the way back down, no apogee event ... [View]

P Motor Static Test (2009-08-28)
This is a static test of my P9000 motor. It's fiberglass cased, single use, 6" x 84", 118 lb. It burned 76 lb. of propellant in 8.3 seconds producing 74,200 N-s. Fired at Orangeburg, SC Nov. 2001 [View]

SWAT boost (2013-11-25)
Jim Scarpine's 4" SWAT on an Aerotech K456 Dark Matter. [View]

The Goblin on a K375 dual thrust (2011-07-06)
My Goblin on a boost-sustain Aerotech K375. This White Lightning motor has a grain of Warp 9 at the nozzle end. The thrust for the first 1/2 second is 300 lb., dropping to about 80 lb. for the rest ... [View]

Todd Blue Cluster (2011-04-12)
A big rocket on two M4500 and two K1700 blue motors. Flown at Red Glare 10. [View]

Tom Binford's saucer on a J99 (2011-07-06)
My saucer on an end burning J99 Warp 9 motor. [View]

Tom L370 cato (2012-12-04)
Very short flight and destruction of my 54 mm saucer. The single use motor blew off the rear end. The nozzle and the casing rear had the tape thrust ring intact. [View]

Tres K160 080713 (2009-08-15)
Boost of my 54mm upscale Tres on Research (54/1706) K160s Launched at Orangeburg, SC. [View]

Wally Singletarry's L3 (2011-12-12)
Wally Singletarry launches Murphy's Law on an Aerotech M1297W for his Level 3 certification. [View]

Wally's chute tested in the Deuce (2011-07-06)
I flew my Deuce to test Wally's homemade chute. Motors were Aerotech J500G The chute is 6 panel, semi-toroidal with a 7th shroud in the center. Very solid construction with 9/16" TN shrouds and 1.9 ... [View]

Waylin Hoffman's Hydra 7 (2010-06-14)
Waylin and Johnnie Hoffman fly a Semroc Hydra 7 on 5 C6-5s. [View]

Whitmore blue K in saucer (2011-07-06)
Alan Whitmore flew his research 54/1750 blue K in my saucer. [View]

Yellow Jacket Land Shark (2010-07-12)
Tom's rocket, Pale Rider, on a Yellow Jacket L778. The motor burns, stops, and then resumes several times, falling to the ground before final burnout. [View]

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