FlightSketch Test Flight 1 12-28-2019

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Flight Weather:


62.5 ˚F


71.0 %

Cloud Cover:

39.0 %

Avg Wind:

6.1 mph

Wind Gust:

11.1 mph

Wind Direction:

117.0 ˚

Flight Stats:


368.2 ft

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

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Flight Description:

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.

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