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KCAR Launch Report: April 2003 Sport Launch


Launch date and time: April 26nd, 2003, 11:00 AM.
Launch location: Shawnee Mission Park, Shawnee, KS

There were seven rocketeers. A total of 32 motors were burned, with a total impulse of 226.91N, thatís about an H. There were no clustered or staged flights.

Launch Fliers Name Rocket Name(s) Motor Comments
1 Kyle Bazinet Dragonfly A3-4T

Photo by Christian Bruggeman.
2 Kyle Bazinet Monarch B6-4
3 Mark Bazinet Beta A8-3 Nice flight
4 Don Pfister Astrocam C6-7 Nice flight
5 Mark Bazinet Big Daddy D12-3 Very good flight
6 George Scheil Wacky Wiggler B6-4 It worked
7 Mark Bazinet Big Bertha C6-3 Good flight
8 George Scheil Mediocre Fred A8-3 Hung on rod
9 Mark Bazinet Monarch B4-4 Good flight
10 Randall Jessee Nike Smoke B6-4 OK
11 Randall Jessee M. Bull Pup C6-5
12 Mark Bazinet Big Daddy D12-7 No chute
13 George Scheil Can. Phoenix B6-2 OK
14 Don Pfister Astrocam C6-7 Hung on rod
15 George Scheil Cosmic Cobra B6-4 Good flight
16 Randall Jessee Yellow Rocket C6-7 Good fast boost
17 Bob Wingate Eliminator C11-5 Good flight
Photo by Christian Bruggeman.
18 Don Pfister Astrocam C6-7
19 Randall Jessee Triton-X B6-4 Good flight
20 George Scheil Rogue Deep Surface Probe C5-3 Good flight
21 George Scheil Quest Area 51 UFO C6-0
22 Randall Jessee Estes Max Trax C6-3 Flew well, altimeter didn't register
23 George Scheil Mediocre Fred A8-3 Hung on wires
24 Randall Jessee Hyper X B6-4 Parachute seperated
25 George Scheil Mediocre Fred A8-3 Good flight
26 Randall Jessee Quest Super Eagle C6-3
27 Christian Bruggeman Baby Bertha C6-5 Nice - 1st flight of rocket
28 Randall Jessee Sky Writer B6-4 Nose cone seperated
29 George Scheil Heliroc A3-4T Went unstable
30 Christian Bruggeman Stars and Stripes C6-5 Nice flight
31 Bob Wingate Eliminator D12-5 Almost hung in tree, but not quite
32 Christian Bruggeman Big Bertha C6-5 Last flight of the day


Photo by Christian Bruggeman.
Rockets Making Multiple Flights:
Flights Rocket Rocketeer
3 Mediocre Fred George Scheil
Astrocam Don Pfister
2 Big Daddy Mark Bazinet
Eliminator Bob Wingate


Photo by Christian Bruggeman.
Flights by Rocketeers
Flights Rocketeer(s)
9
George Scheil
8
Randall Jessee
5
Mark Bazinet
3
Don Pfister
Christian Bruggeman
2
Kyle Bazinet
Bob Wingate

Totals by motor:
Motor Number Impulse (N)
A3 2 4.44
A8 4 9.28
B4 1 4.29
B6 8 34.64
C5 1 9.10
C6 12 105.84
C11 1 8.80
D12 3 50.52
Total: 32 226.91

Photo by Christian Bruggeman.


Photo by Christian Bruggeman.

Photo by Christian Bruggeman.

Photo by Christian Bruggeman.

Submitted by Bob Wingate.

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