EVENT Let's do it again! Tripoli Okla. launch, Sayre, OK - Sunday, Feb. 27th

Sooner Boomer

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The last launch was one of the best we've had in a long time. The weather - the temp and the low wind - were on our side for once. A repeat is in order!

Sunday looks to be a wonderful day to launch rockets in Western Okla! The winds are forcast to be low (~7) and the temps warm (high 40' to high 50's). Better than we deserve mid-winter!

We hope to have college teams working on Level certifications and development of Argonia Cup projects.

We'll be putting the launch pads out about 10:00 am. Everything, everyone is welcome! Mod rocks? Great! Flying an EX motor? You're welcome, too. Our waiver it to 16,500 AGL (if you're flying anything approaching 10,000 AGL, please notify the prefect). Why fly with us at Sayre? Because it's flat! Argonia looks like the Rocky Mountains! Plus, milo and buffalo* free! We now have Featherweight trackers with carrier sleds to use at the launch. *the buffalo are back, but they keep to themselves (absolutely NO llamas, though!)

Location: Sayre Municipal Airport, 6.2 miles South (on Hwy 283) of the Flying J truck stop at Exit 20 on Interstate 40. Indoor bathroom with a sink! (not a plastic box) Lots of flat land to recover in.
 

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Looking at aerial maps of sayre aiport it looks like miles and miles of recovery. Why just a 16,500k waiver?

It used to be higher. The FAA reduced it several years ago. Altus AFB is also upset we're near their N-S fight path, so we can only launch on weekends.

And, right now, that's high enough. Right now...
 
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It used to be higher. The FAA reduced it several years ago. Altus AFB is also upset we're near their N-S fight path, so we can only launch on weekends.

Abd, right now, that's hight enough. Right now...
Thats better then not being able to fly!!! I want to come to sayre at some point. Its like 6 hrs from me.
 

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Thats better then not being able to fly!!! I want to come to sayre at some point. Its like 6 hrs from me.

Please come! It's a long drive for the folks living near OKC, too. I think it's about 3 hours from my house (with a pee break or two).
But then, we're about that same time from just about anywhere "local", Argonia, Seymour, TX, Pawhuska, etc.
 
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