ARLISS 2008 Rocket Flight Information


Paul Hopkins' M-class ARLISS Rocket

Flights

  1. Kyushu University
  2. Keio High School
  3. Kyushu University (2nd flight)

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Kyushu University

Date:                   16 Sep 2008
Rocket type:        ARLISS
Payload type:       Open Class
Lift off weight:      lbs
Flyer:                   Paul Hopkins
Flight Summary: 
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Keio High School

Date:                   17 Sep 2008
Rocket type:        ARLISS
Payload type:       Open Class
Lift off weight:       lbs
Flyer:                   Paul Hopkins
Flight Summary: 
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Flight Computer Data:
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Kyushu University 2nd Flight

Date:                   18 Sep 2008
Rocket type:        ARLISS
Payload type:       Open Class
Lift off weight:       lbs
Flyer:                   Paul Hopkins
Flight Summary: 
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Flight Computer Data:
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Google Earth file of flight: kyushu_flt_2.kml

This flight used a Mojave Green motor which resulted in a nice corkscrew. This was due to a slight bend in one of the fins.  Here's the video:  kyushu_corkscrew_flt_18_sep_2008.wmv (7.5MB file)

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