Quantcast

Full size replica V2 amateur rocket

The Rocketry Forum

Help Support The Rocketry Forum:

MaxQ

Tripoli 2747
Joined
Jan 18, 2009
Messages
4,415
Reaction score
58
Location
Central Viginia - USA
World Record Largest Amateur Rocket Thunda 2015

Talk about Low and Slow....LOL

[video=youtube;PcVmwLqoTx4]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcVmwLqoTx4[/video]
 
Last edited:

ksaves2

Lifetime Supporter
TRF Lifetime Supporter
Joined
Nov 25, 2009
Messages
5,981
Reaction score
294
A waste of a perfectly good very expensive O motor!
Yeah but it was duly discussed that the nature of construction could not withstand anything of higher impulse. I think they did a tremendous job effecting the low altitude recovery of the three components.
Quite frankly I think it would have been hard to get a larger motor and the construction techniques required to withstand such a motor would have led to an unacceptable weight penalty. Kurt
 

dhbarr

Amateur Professional
Joined
Jan 30, 2016
Messages
6,695
Reaction score
1,208
Their explicit goal was a single commercial motor IIRC, together with longest OAL & Dia.
 
Top