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my dad always said "the reason for the 55 MPH speed limit is that's the knee in the drag curve." that's the speed where air foils start working....
OK, pink x15 is one thing. Xb70 is another. Badass.
I bought 3 of those seal disks last year. Can't find fing any of them!!
2 grams of powder is quite enough.
one more idea... the rocket needs to be moving to open the parachute!!
does your parachute open if you lay it on the floor in the house? no....
Yep, you got it.
That is so badass. A real forehead slapper, duh why didn't I think of that!??!!
But it looks like they really put in some time for development.
What about the swing test? Does that still work?
Increase the INSIDE diameter, not the outside.
So cool! I want to buy several kits. Thanks John and Estes.
hey Gary, lovely work as usual from you. I doubt I will have time/energy/inspiration to build anything, so it's "round up the usual suspects" and...
Hmmm, that's interesting, thanks. What brand Bristol Board and what brand of CA did you try? I mostly used yellow glue, don't remember any CA...
Card stock is OK but I prefer Bristol Board. Doesn't have the problems noted above.
Definitely use your weights, on as many separate pieces as you can. Much better than just overriding the total weight.
Also, when you get to...
what about options for tracking it, to recover it? doesn't matter how high it went if we can't hear the beeps of the altimeter.
nice, but ... not as interesting as your X20 on a Titan!! that just rocks.
yeah, I hope it exists too, and that Mike Brown and team are the ones that find it. The race is on!
I am looking forward to attending a SARG launch ... someday!
very cool! thanks for sharing!
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