Production run of BT80 balsa couplers. Ready to be bagged and labelled.
Congratulation to Tim MacLeod on his successful Level 1 flight yesterday, Saturday August 28, 2010 at the NAPAS launch. Tim is the designer of many Sunward rocket kits, including the Mercury Lander Jr, the Solar Eclipse, and many others. Finally got his certification as he has been waiting almost 2 years for the flight. He … Read more
Finally I am able to add videos for the Certification Flight. This first video is just basic information as there was a continuity problem. Each video is about 2MB in size. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBAB_maD1n4 The second video is of the actual flight. After a while, the rocket can’t be seen in the video. Sorry about the finger … Read more
Attached are some images of a production run of Balsa Nose Cones. In the pile are BT56, BT70, and BT80. Still to be doine are BT60 nose cones. The BT56 are a custom size for bulk school packs. They are not currently listed on the web site. Lots of saw dust. I next plan to … Read more
Well, I launched the rocket on Saturday June 19, 2010. Successful launch and recovery! Thanks to Bob, Chris, and Jim of NAPAS for certifying the launch. The expected height was 2,200 feet but it seemed to go higher. With a little wind (about 16km/h), and the ejection charge set too low (4 seconds), the rocket … Read more
I have enclosed 2 pictures of a rocket that I built for my Canadian Association of Rocketry – L’Association Canadienne De Fuséologie Level 2 Certification test. This test is based on a successful construction, flight, and recovery of an “I” motor based rocket. The kit is an old kit that has been around and missing … Read more