Each New Year, I like to take a look back at my rocketry related activities during the previous year and review the events and assess what progress was made.
So, here goes:
Model Rockets Added To The Fleet - 6
This is a very dismal output, especially when two of the models were E2X kits, and three others were previously built rockets given to me by a friend. These required only a minimal amount of refurb and modification to bring them to my flying standards. Lack of available time in the workshop was the main culprit. Here is the list:
Alpha VI 60th Anniversary Edition
Flatcat B/G (glider only)
Quest Big Rage
Model Rocket Flying - 25 flights over 8 launch sessions.
No models lost, no models destroyed. Only a few minor mishaps involving minor repairs.
The highlight of all these launch events was a trip to Pueblo, Colorado in July to fly with S.C.O.R.E.
During 2019's final launch session on September 6th, I logged my 100th flight of the BAR era. I also successfully flew my first keychain video camera flight.
All in all, even though things were rather low key as far as rocketry is concerned, I still had fun and look forward to a new rocket building and flying season. Lots of rocket builds and other projects in the queue...
Here is a picture I took this morning of my current model rocket fleet: