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from what I've seen of rocket flyers...this might be a silly question but, has anyone built a 4" diameter mosquito and flown it on an L1500? my q & d simulation has it going 11k at nearly Mach 2!
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There's some bigger ones at Performance hobbies. However, I think fin flutter would destroy the rocket long before it hit Mach 2.
 

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What was the Pole Cat kit? 5.5" Skeeter. Tim Dixon flew one at MWP last year and shredded the fins on a 54mm K540M. And that wasn't exactly a super high thrust motor. But those fins came off spectacularly. I have the fincan in my garage, waiting for inspiration on how to re fin it...
 

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Jim Cornwell built a 7.5" Mosquito with a 6" motor mount. I made the motor about an N1100 with a 14 second burn.
It went really high and was recovered.
 

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What was the Pole Cat kit? 5.5" Skeeter. Tim Dixon flew one at MWP last year and shredded the fins on a 54mm K540M. And that wasn't exactly a super high thrust motor. But those fins came off spectacularly. I have the fincan in my garage, waiting for inspiration on how to re fin it...

Yep, +1 and IIRC those fins had a layer of 6oz glass.
 
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