Estes upscale SR-71 - 09-25-21 - Assabet

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Flight Weather:


69.6 ˚F


71.0 %

Cloud Cover:

24.0 %

Avg Wind:

5.1 mph

Wind Gust:

10.4 mph

Wind Direction:

118.0 ˚

Flight Stats:


239.8 ft

Max Speed:

122.9 ft/s

Avg. Descent Rate:

9.8 ft/s

Time to Burnout:

1.76 s

Time to Apogee:

4.58 s

Total Flight Time:

29.02 s

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Flight Description:

Straight flight on an Estes D12-5. Did not achieve expected apogee of >300ft. Lots of sparks and ejection charge failed. Nosecone surprisingly has little damage, and entire rocket may be recoverable. On board video captured during flight

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