Launch Video (38 Megs)
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The launch crew:
Back: Robert Cauley, John Taylor, Lesley Deville, Yours Truly, and Ralph D'Alessio
Front: Wayne Albert and John Schultz
Thank you for all of your help and support.
Transported in sytle to the pads via JT's new truck
It was very busy at the Away Cells
What a happy crew!
Many hands make light work
All three Kosdon M3200 motors came up to pressure almost instantly
and this beast just jumped off the pad screaming like an animal from another world.
Check out the VIDEO
photos by Nadine Kinney
Recovery from the Sea of Grass that is Orangeburg, SC
On display in front of the Tripoli South Florida tent. Sign reads:
Built by: Derek Deville First Flight: Kosdon M5100 and 2-AT K550
Diameter: 12 in. Current Flight: O-9600 (3 -Kosdon M3200)
Length: 15 feet Motor Mounts: 1-98mm, 2-76mm, and 2-54mm
Weight (empty): 122 lbs. Weight (loaded): 165 lbs.
Construction: Foam-core Vacuum Bagged Graphite Fins, Hand-laid Composite Nosecone
The business end.
Before it was the Freedom 'Phiter...
The Burn Victim before its flight on a Kosdon M5100 airstarting 2 - K550's