FlightSketch Test Flight 1 12-28-2019
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Cloud Cover:39.0 %
Avg Wind:6.1 mph
Wind Gust:11.1 mph
Wind Direction:117.0 ˚
Max Speed:234.5 ft/s
Avg. Descent Rate:27.6 ft/s
Time to Burnout:0.86 s
Time to Apogee:5.0 s
Total Flight Time:18.32 s
Test Flight 1 for Ripley Ohio Association of Rocketry NAR# 851 12-28-2019.
Test vehicle: Estes Javelin Motor Estes B6-4
Build Weight: 48 grams
Flight Weight (Dry): 54 grams with Mini and wadding
Estes Pro Controller and standard Estes Pad-No deflection.
Range Location: Tony Moran Farm Southern Edge by Howland Road.
Weather: Mostly Cloudy Wind SE
Flight; Nominal with some parachute spin. FS Mini was wrapped in one sheet of Estes wadding held together with stripping tape. Attached to shock cord with Kevlar cord.
Post Flight Recommendations:
1. Attach FS Mini with tether to nose cone if no payload bay.
2. Cut and sew a soft cloth pouch for the KS Mini.
3. Fly second test with 1/16” vent holes Set of four (4).
4. Fly Mini in Mid Power AV Bay.