June 19, 2004 Launch Report

The Southeast Alabama Rocketry Society held a launch on June 19th 2004 at Samson, AL. The weather conditions were mostly cludy skies with temps between 84 and 93 degrees. Winds were variable in the AM and from the Northwest in the PM up to 7 mph. There were 18 flyers with 103 flights total.

We had two club events. The first was Booster Mania for boost gliders There were 7 boost glider flights. Marty Wiggins won the draw from the prize pool for a Estes Wacky Wiggler. The second event was Glider Thang Mass launch. John had a solo mass launch and won a Edmonds CiCi boost glider from the prize pool.

Paula Smith had a successful TRA level Two cert flight on a R.E.D Rockets Silver Bullet on a J350. Congrats Paula!!!

The high power "Flight of the Day" was Frank Jones' R.E.D. Rockets Bad Moon Rising weighing 39 lbs on a AMW M1480 RR. (I'll get more details on this one to post later). Note that Drew Johnson and Frank Jones have formed Tripoli Perfecture # 38.

Our next launch will be September 11 at Samson AL

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Flight Card Info:
Flight Cards for June 19th

Note: Our flight cards are now entered into a on-line database on the SEARS 572 website. You can go to this link and query by date or flyer.

Launch Day Weather Info:

TimeConditionsFeels LikeWinds
09:03:11 Partly Cloudy 84 F 92 F Variable at 5 mph
10:02:58 Mostly Cloudy 88 F 97 F Variable at 5 mph
10:33:00 Mostly Cloudy 88 F 97 F Variable at 5 mph
11:13:15 Mostly Cloudy 88 F 95 F Variable at 6 mph
12:03:02 Mostly Cloudy 88 F 95 F Variable at 6 mph
13:02:58 Mostly Cloudy 90 F 97 F at 9 mph
13:32:58 Mostly Cloudy 90 F 97 F at 9 mph
14:32:56 Mostly Cloudy 91 F 100 F NorthWest at 7 mph
15:32:53 Mostly Cloudy 93 F 102 F NorthWest at 5 mph
16:16:07 Mostly Cloudy 90 F 97 F NorthWest at 5 mph
17:02:54 Mostly Cloudy 90 F 97 F NorthWest at 5 mph