Estes PSII Nike Smoke

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Flight Weather:


31.7 ˚F


53.0 %

Cloud Cover:

100.0 %

Avg Wind:

3.4 mph

Wind Gust:

3.4 mph

Wind Direction:

20.0 ˚

Flight Stats:


456.3 ft

Max Speed:

129.8 ft/s

Avg. Descent Rate:

22.7 ft/s

Time to Burnout:

2.26 s

Time to Apogee:

6.46 s

Total Flight Time:

26.52 s

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Flight Description:

Rocket weight (empty): 540 grams Motor: Aerotech F40W, delay drilled to 6 seconds Albemarle Rocketry Club launch, 12 Feb 2022 Hertford, NC. Old motor that was slow to come up to pressure; smoked on the pad, chuffed twice prior to liftoff. OR sim predicted 340 meters. JLCR set to 400'. Rocket landed in drainage ditch cut in flying field/farmland, FS Mini and JLCR both submerged. Flight data may be compromised (data would not download at the field); FS Mini (battery removed) and JLCR placed into dehydrator for 9 hours, battery installed / device powered up, and data downloaded then posted here.

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