Estes CC Express

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  1. Nov 25, 2019 #1

    billeblurzz

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    Yesterday I launched an Estes CC Express on c11-0 to c11-5. What a quick and very high flight! Can't imagine what a d powered flight would do? Spent most of afternoon looking for it in an open field! FullSizeRender-65.jpg
     
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    Congrats on finding it!

    I always like to see people trying the lowest impulse motor configuration on multistage rockets first!

    You may need a tracker if you go D to D
     
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    Yeah, double congrats ! Based on your picture, that "open field" full of corn stubble is not the easiest place to find a downed rocket. Couple of things you may already know: multiple sets of eyes are invaluable in tracking stages, a nice aluminized mylar streamer for the sustainer increases the odds in your favor.
     
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    And beepers, they can help in that situation. The sound carries well in the mostly open space, and you at least know which direction to walk.
     
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    Also doesn’t hurt to have your name and phone number somewhere on the rocket.
     
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    Definitely one of my favorite rockets!!
     
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