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    Nike Apache - half scale project

    This is a project built in 2011 at the High Power Rocket Program at Kingsford High School.
    14 foot tall two stage rocket at the Richard Bong Recreational Area near Kenosha, Wisconsin as part of* a Tripoli Wisconsin Rocket Launch.

    http://www.kingsford.org/khsWeb/rfs/...higan/nike.htm

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    http://www.kingsford.org/khsWeb/rfs/...an/default.htm

    Last edited by MaxQ; 3rd December 2017 at 05:09 AM.
    We got two categories of pilots around here. We got your prime pilots that get all the hot planes, and we got your pud-knockers who DREAM about getting the hot planes.
    Now what are you two pud-knockers gonna have?... Huh?
    Pancho Barnes-
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    http://www.mwavs.com/0053148414/M4RS...udknockers.m4r

    Tripoli #2747

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    Interesting. Here is my take on that bird if anyone wants a look:
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    This is mainly the Apache with the 4" payload bay: https://forum.ausrocketry.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=5019

    This is mainly the Nike booster: https://forum.ausrocketry.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4612

    I have yet to make the flight ISC and fly as a two-stage. Both stages have been flown solo so far. Looking at staging O3400-Msomething.

    I am also working on the standard flight configuration without the oversize payload bay. Should be able to get some extra altitude with the 3" NC.

    Last edited by OverTheTop; 3rd December 2017 at 05:15 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OverTheTop View Post
    Interesting. Here is my take on that bird if anyone wants a look:
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    This is mainly the Apache with the 4" payload bay: https://forum.ausrocketry.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=5019

    This is mainly the Nike booster: https://forum.ausrocketry.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4612

    I have yet to make the flight ISC and fly as a two-stage. Both stages have been flown solo so far.
    Excellent!
    And thanks for the build thread links.
    We got two categories of pilots around here. We got your prime pilots that get all the hot planes, and we got your pud-knockers who DREAM about getting the hot planes.
    Now what are you two pud-knockers gonna have?... Huh?
    Pancho Barnes-
    The Right Stuff
    http://www.mwavs.com/0053148414/M4RS...udknockers.m4r

    Tripoli #2747

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    Looks like a half-scale Nike Apache Wallops Island Edition with that enlarged payload on the sustainer.
    Fred Azinger

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    Yep. Flew a mass spectrometer to 70km in 1971 IIRC. I design spectrometers for a large company, so it seemed like a nice build. I like the lines of it better than the straight skinny payload version with the conical NC.

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