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KCAR Launch Report: September 2001 Sport Launch

Launch date and time: September 8th, 2001, 10:00 AM.
Launch location: Case Farm, 14900 Peterson Road, Kansas City, MO.

Photo by Tim Burger

Total impulse expended: 2,197.5 Ns, like a partial K motor. There were two clustered flights (#18, #27) and no multi-stage flights. There were 15 families for a total of 20 rocketeers.

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Launch Flyer’s Name Rocket Name Motor(s) Notes
1 Dan Kirk Micro Mosquito MM II
2 Dan Kirk Micro Dart MM II
3 Andy Scheinost Alpha 3 Bash 1/2A6-2 Separated
4 Dan Kirk Edmonds Tinee 1/2A3-2T
5 Dan Kirk Edmonds Ecee 1/2A3-2T
6 Dan Kirk Dude D12-3
7 Andy Scheinost Phoenix Bash D12-3
8 Nick Stich Maniac C6-3
9 Dan Kirk Super Nova Payloader D12-5
10 Nick Stich FireFlash C6-5
11 Nick Stich AMRAAM D12-5
12 Larry Mills Long Shot D12-5
13 Stephen Wong Snitch C6-0
14 Kim Wong R2D2 B6-2
15 Nick Stich Commanche III C6-5
16 Nick Stich Long Shot D12-5 Land Shark Recovery
17 Dan Kirk Golden Girl A8-3 Flew after three tries: no lugs
18 Nick Stich Six Pack D12-3 x3 Nice cluster!
19 Dan Kirk Dude D12-3 Fold Recovery
20 Larry Mills AMRAAM C6-5
21 Andy Scheinost Phoenix Bash D12-3
22 Dan Kirk Elite C6-5 Egg loft
23 George Scheil Sure Shot C6-3 Egg loft
24 Tim Burger Big Bertha B6-4
25 James Case Mosquito 1/2A3-4T
26 Andy Scheinost Phoenix Bash D12-3
27 Tim Burger Ranger A8-3 x3 All lit.
28 Brry Skelton Manta A8-3
29 Dan Kirk Dude D12-3
30 Tim Burger Tangent B6-4
31 Larry Mills Long Shot C6-5
32 James Case Mosquito 1/2A3-4T
33 Tim Burger Sparrow 1/2A2-6 Nartrek Attempt
34 George Scheil Apogee Heliroc 1/2A3-2T
35 Tim Burger Sparrow III A2-5 Nartrek Attempt, successful
36 John Skelton Long Shot C6-5
37 George Scheil Apogee Heliroc A3-4T
38 Theo Asir Red Louie G64-7
39 Zoron Hensley Quest Tomahawk B6-4
40 Bill Hensley Mercury Redstone C6-3
41 John Skelton Shell Shocked C6-3
42 Pat Nelson AMRAAM C6-5
43 Tim Burger Sparrow III 1/2A2-6
44 Zoron Hensley Alpha 3 A8-3
45 Terry Mead Gemini B6-6
46 Bill Hensley Lockheed X7 C6-5
47 Theo Asir Spike D13-10
48 Terry Mead G-Force G38-4
49 Tim Burger Sparrow III A2-7 Nartrek Attempt
50 Bill Hensley Maxi Alpha III D12-3
51 Andy Scheinost Phoenix Bash D12-3
52 Pat Nelson Phantom S G35-4
53 Terry Mead Charles A8-3
54 Dan Kirk Dude D12-3
55 Stephen Wong Snitch C6-0
56 Theo Asir Decee 1/4A3-3T
57 Tim Burger Sparrow III A2-7 Nartrek Attempt - successful
58 Terry Mead Initiator F23-4
59 Kim Wong R2D2 C6-3
60 Zoron Hensley Big Dawg A8-3
61 Charles Mead Invader A10-3T
62 Tim Burger Custom Elite Sr. A8-3 Premature motor ejection
63 Terry Mead Big Daddy D12-5
64 Tim Burger Silver Comet D15-4
65 Theo Asir Quest Apollo C6-5
66 Tim Burger Fiesta B6-4
67 Terry Mead Loser C6-5
68 Taylor Jesse Initiator E11-3J Never left pad, reload failure
69 Tim Burger Maniac D12-5
70 Terry Mead Initiator F22-7
71 Bill Hensley Phantom 4000 G38-4J Drag Race with flight #72.
72 Pat Nelson Phantom S G35-4 Drag Race with flight #71.
73 George Scheil Rosa Roc 1/2A3-2T
74 John Skelton Airspike F20-7
75 Taylor Jesse Super Big Bertha D12-5 Nice Flier
76 Terry Mead Astrocam C6-3
77 George Scheil Modified QCR A6-4 Nartrek Attempt
78 Bill Hensley Big Brute G38-4J Motor Cato, burned on pad
79 Pat Nelson AMRAAM C6-5
80 Charles Mead Invader A10-3T
81 Philip Zuniga Maniac D12-5
82 Barry Skelton Shell Shocked C6-3 With egg.
83 Bill Hensley Prowler D12-5
84 Terry Mead Silver Comet D12-5 Nice straight boost
85 Taylor Jesse Mirage G35-4
86 George Scheil QCR Straight Up A3-4T
87 Ian Jesse Head’s UP Python D12-3 Under powered
88 Bill Hensley Russian Krypton E18-4
89 Andy Scheinost Phoenix Bash D12-3 Cruise Missile, but successful.
90 Philip Zuniga Astrocam C6-7
91 Tim Burger Long Shot D12-5
92 Ian Jesse Prowler C6-5
93 Taylor Jesse Lance Beta G80-4
94 Philip Zuniga Gnome 1/2A3-2T
95 George Scheil Standard Deltie 1/2A3-2T
96 Tim Burger Maxi Alpha III F12-5J
97 Andy Scheinost Phoenix Bash D12-3
98 Philip Zuniga LSX C6-5
99 Taylor Jesse Exterminator D12-3
100 Philip Zuniga Navy AIM A8-3
101 Tim Burger Maxi Alpha III E28-4
102 Philip Zuniga Barracuda G40-10W 1st Flight - Awesome
103 Bill Hensley Python D12-5
104 Theo Asir Modified AMRAAM E23-5
105 Philip Zuniga Astrocam C6-7
106 George Scheil QCR Straight Up A3-4TC6-7
107 Bill Hensley Big Daddy D12-3
108 Theo Asir Spike C6-5
109 Theo Asir Spike C6-5

John Skelton prepares his Aerotech Airspike.
Photo by Tim Burger
Total engines by class:
Type Qty. Notes
MM 2
1/4A 1
1/2A 11
A 19 Three in one flight.
B 6
C 26
D 29 Three in one flight.
E 4
F 4
G 9
Rockets making multiple flights:
Flights Rocket Rocketeer
Phoenix Bash Andy Scheinost
Sparrow III Tim Burger
Dude Dan Kirk
Spike Theo Asir
Maxi Alpha III Tim Burger
Mosquito James Case
Invader Charles Mead
Initiator Terry Mead
Long Shot Larry Mills
AMRAAM Pat Nelson
Phantom S
Heliroc George Scheil
QCR Straight Up
Shell Shocked John & Barry Skelton
R2D2 Kim Wong
Snitch Stephen Wong
Astrocam Philip Zuniga

Berry gets an egg-lofter ready
Photo by Tim Burger

An Estes Alpha III on an Aerotech F12 kicking out lots of black smoke
Photo by Tim Burger
Number of flights per rocketeer:
Flights Rocketeer(s)
15 Tim Burger
11 Dan Kirk
9 Bill Hensley
Terry Mead
8 George Scheil
Andy Scheinost
Philip Zuniga
7 Theo Asir
6 Nick Stich
5 Taylor Jessee
4 Pat Nelson
3 Zoron Hensley
Larry Mills
John Skelton
2 James Case
Ian Jessee
Charles Mead
Barry Skelton
Kim Wong
Stephen Wong

Bill’s Russian Missile model rides the silk
Photo by Tim Burger

Submitted by Tim Burger, NAR 78486. Edited by Jerome Tonneson, NAR 76200.

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