Saturday, September 26, 2009

SoLaR Launch Report! There Was No Wind At The Luling Field Today!

I arrived at the field around 9:00AM. The sky was overcast and there was a lite drizzle. The field was soaked and muddy. I hung out for a while waiting for the rain to subside. When it broke I put the truck in 4 wheel drive and headed for a dry spot in the middle of the field. I setup a small Estes pad and grabed the launch controller. I loaded up my Patriot with a B6-4 and launch it straight up. It landed about 10 feet away. Successful flight! Then the sky opened up and the deluge began. So I headed to Waffle House for breakfast. At least I got a flight in.

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