Rocket Launch (10/17/20)

Beautiful blue sky, not a cloud anywhere. The wind was a little strong at times, blowing right back at us but the temperature was a comfortable 67 degrees. What a great day for flying rockets.

Doyle’s “Larger” Big Daddy (Estes Big Daddy rebuild) D12-3

Max Altitude (Feet) 137
Top Speed (MPH) 46
Thrust Time (Sec) 1.76
Peak Acceleration (G) 4.9
Average Acceleration (G) 1.26
Coast to Apogee (Sec) 2.1
Apogee Ejection (Sec) 1.2
Ejection Altitude (Ft) 113
Descent Rate (MPH) 15
Total Flight Time (Sec) 9.6

Author: Doyle

I was born in Atlanta, moved to Alpharetta at 4, lived there for 53 years and moved to Decatur in 2016. I've worked at such places as Richway, North Fulton Medical Center, Management Science America (Computer Tech/Project Manager) and Stacy's Compounding Pharmacy (Pharmacy Tech).

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