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The Guinness world record has a record for the top speed of a model aircraft, so why isn’t there one for rockets? Could anyone do it?
 

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maybe no one approached Guinness about it?
maybe guinness doesn't even knows its possible?
 

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Top speed for a Model Rocket is actually a fairly interesting design challenge.
 

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Top speed for a Model Rocket is actually a fairly interesting design challenge.
Yea, it probably could be done with a N5800 (which techniclly is a HPR motor so maybe a G150 would be fine for a "model" rocket record).
 
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Yea, it probably could be done with a N5800 (which techniclly is a HPR motor so maybe a G150 would be fine for a "model" rocket record).
The word Model here has a particular meaning to which neither of those motors conform.

TRA should add a class of speed records; anybody know how to seriously propose same?
 

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The word Model here has a particular meaning to which neither of those motors conform.

TRA should add a class of speed records; anybody know how to seriously propose same?
You would need to propose it to the the TRA Competition Committee. I would recommend that you propose this, but also propose a method for measuring velocity. Remember- barometric is out- accelerometers are probably the ticket.
 

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You would need to propose it to the the TRA Competition Committee. I would recommend that you propose this, but also propose a method for measuring velocity. Remember- barometric is out- accelerometers are probably the ticket.
An excuse to buy and borrow altimeters, you say?
 

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The word Model here has a particular meaning to which neither of those motors conform.

TRA should add a class of speed records; anybody know how to seriously propose same?
With the lack of interest in the current records I can see this being another dead end.

M
I set two TRA records last year.
 
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