Rocket Launch (01/02/21)

Soggy, from the rain the day before, but a beautiful day. The temperature was 63, and in the sun felt warmer. The wind was light and the sky was mostly sunny until 3 pm when the clouds started rolling in for the evening rain. It was a great day for flying rockets.

Doyle’s Stick Rocket D12-5

Max Altitude (Feet) 484
Top Speed (MPH) 148
Thrust Time (Sec) 1.66
Peak Acceleration (G) 11.5
Average Acceleration (G) 4.1
Coast to Apogee (Sec) 4.6
Apogee Ejection (Sec) 1.0
Ejection Altitude (Ft) 467
Descent Rate (MPH) 21
Total Flight Time (Sec) 22

Doyle’s Estes Maniac D12-5

Max Altitude (Feet) 452
Top Speed (MPH) 107
Thrust Time (Sec) 1.65
Peak Acceleration (G) 9.0
Average Acceleration (G) 3.0
Coast to Apogee (Sec) 4.2
Apogee Ejection (Sec) 1.3
Ejection Altitude (Ft) 432
Descent Rate (MPH) 12
Total Flight Time (Sec) 31.2

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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