6th February 2012, 12:29 AM
The good news is that I was able to get out and launch some rockets today - for the first time in MONTHS. Pretty good day, some decent launches, had a couple of successes trying out some new things, but..........had a bit of an accident. And one of my favorite rockets is no more.
Never had this happen, but the ejection charge simply never fired (this was an AT G53 29mm, motor eject). The rocket came in ballistic and simply disintegrated on impact (phenolic tubing of course). Here's what I found when I arrived at the "landing" spot: