February 8th 2003 Launch Report

Just a preliminary report from the Saturday, February 8, 2003 launch:

13 flyers with 92, that's right, 92 flights.

Type and number of motors used:
1/4A - 2
1/2A - 0
A - 5
B - 3
C - 33
D - 13
E - 10
F - 10
G - 10
H - 4
I - 1
J - 1

In the egg loft competition:
1st - William Goldenbaum, Hydra, C6-3, 40.41 sec.
2nd - Greg Lane, Courier, C6-3, 24.0 sec.
3rd - Marty Wiggins, Courier, C6-3, 15 sec.
4th - Jack Kale, Egglofter, C11-3, 8.7 sec.

In the Gemini DC competition:
1st - John Stein, C6-5, 1:04.10
2nd - Randy Wiggins, C6-5, 50 sec.
Gary Goldenbaum would have won with 1:15.04 except damage DQ'd his rocket.

The weather was the real winner.  It was forecast to be cloudy, upper 40's,
slight chance of rain and 10 MPH winds.  The day was almost perfect with a
mostly sunny sky, light winds and temperatures warming to 60 degrees.  There
were quite a few failures, too.  But a fun day was had by all.