REPORTS

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WSR Flight Report: January 23, 2021

Federal Road Field
Last updated: 2021–03–16

An intrepid 14 rocketeers braved a chilly day at the Federal Road launch site. With temperatures in the 20s (F), winds in the 3–8 mph range, and clear skies they launched 81 rockets including James D.‘s flight with an L1090WP soaring to 9714’.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
81 99 14 5 5 6145.08 0 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 1 5 5 29 23 11 8 7 5 4 0 0 1 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Mike R. 15 Dave M. 8 Carter de W. 3 Rick F. 1
John R. 9 Andrew 7 Rick S. 3 James D. 1
Matt J. 9 Jay B. 7 Matt M. 3
Todd S. 8 Dave C. 4 Lee B. 1

WSR Flight Report: January 30, 2021

Federal Road Field
Last updated: 2021–03–09

A group of 5 rocketeers tried to pull off a launch at the Federal Road launch site but the weather just didn’t cooperate. With temperatures in the upper 20s (F), winds in the 10–15 mph range, and mostly cloudy skies they launched a few low-power rockets and decided that continuing was not appropriate.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
11 11 5 0 0 110.26 0 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 0 2 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Mike R. 4 Lee B. 4 Jay B. 1 Dave C. 1
Mystery 21a 1

WSR Flight Report: February 27, 2021

Rip Rap Road Field
Last updated: 2021–03–16

A group of 19 rocketeers flew a sport launch at Rip Rap since the Federal Road field had too much water from rains earlier in the week. With temperatures in the mid –0s (F), winds in the 2–6 mph range, and mostly cloudy skies they launched an impressive number of rockets.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
154 164 19 7 2 1917.83 1 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 1 5 19 22 41 41 13 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Robert B. 17 Jay B. 11 Dave C. 7 Tom S. 3
Mike R. 16 Lee B. 10 Andrew 6 Tom C. 3
Bill E. 15 Matt J. 9 Mark B. 6 Zuria P. 2
Carter de W. 12 Shawn S. 8 David 4 Bones 2
Mark L. 12 Ron S. 7 Keith 4

WSR Flight Report: March 13, 2021

Federal Road
Last updated: 2021–04–06

A group of 25 rocketeers flew a high and sport launch at Federal Road. With temperatures in the low 50’s (F), winds in the 3–5 mph range, and mostly cloudy skies they launched an impressive number of rockets including 11 clusters motored rockets.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
112 141 25 2 11 6941.44 0 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
1 1 1 2 14 46 24 13 16 7 7 6 3 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Mike R. 16 Shawn 5 Andrew B. 3 Todd S. 2
Bill E. 12 John D. 5 Jay B. 3 Ron A. 2
Matt J. 10 Carter de W. 4 Dave C. 2 James S. 2
Joe H. 6 Rick F. 4 Keith 2 Mark L. 1
Bones 6 David 4 Tom S. 2
Adam F. 6 Amelia 4 Robert R. 2
Mark B. 5 Tony D. 3 Lee B. 2

WSR Flight Report: March 22, 2021

St. Luke’s Church
Last updated: 2021–03–23

Randy B., Dave C., and Darrel H. flew rockets with Scout Pack 85 on Monday evening at St Luke’s Church. There were a total of 58 launches by 30 scouts with 28 of the scouts being first-timers! No rockets were left behind, although one did try. Most rockets had parachutes, some had streamers, all were the Quest Astra III. The weather was awesome and everyone had a good time.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
58 58 30 0 0 91.83 28 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 0 43 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

WSR Flight Report: March 27, 2021

Federal Road
Last updated: 2021–04–20

The following information reflects the daytime portion of the March 27th launch. A group of 29 rocketeers flew a high and sport launch at Federal Road. With temperatures rising from the mid-50s (F) to upper 60s (F), winds in the 10–12 mph range, and mostly cloudy skies they launched a good number of rockets with one Level 1 Cert (David).

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
82 85 29 1 1 3447.05 1 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 1 3 16 10 23 12 0 5 5 6 3 1 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Mike R. 15 Jay B. 3 Sue Q. 2 Matt J. 1
Bones 10 Baby D 2 Ryne M. 1 Mark L. 1
Carter de W. 8 David 2 Shawn 1 Ainsley 1
Lee B. 5 Mike M. 2 Steve N. 1 Parker 1
Todd S. 4 Bob T. 2 Tom S. 1 Pops 1
Mark B. 3 Colton 2 Daisy 1
Dave C. 3 Kirk G. 2 David T. 1
Phil Q. 3 Amelia 2 Nate 1

WSR Flight Report: March 27, 2021

Federal Road
Last updated: 2021–04–20

The following information reflects the nighttime portion of the March 27th launch. A group of 22 rocketeers flew a high and sport launch at Federal Road at night. There was a judged contest for the launch in terms of the cool factor of the lighted rockets.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
44 50 22 1 3 1890.09 0 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 0 5 6 7 9 3 10 6 3 1 0 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Matt J. 6 Carter de W. 2 Tim M. 1 Joe H. 1
Randy B. 4 Mark L. 2 David 1 Phil Q. 1
Amelia 3 Sue Q. 2 Nate 1 Mark P. 1
Todd S. 3 Dave C. 2 Mike R. 1 Shawn 1
Bones 3 Tom S. 2 Kirk G. 1
Jay B. 3 Joe H. 2 Lee B. 1

WSR Flight Report: April 25, 2021

Rip Rap
Last updated: 2021–05–11

A group of 18 rocketeers flew a sport launch at Rip Rap. With temperatures rising from the low 50s (F) to low 60s (F), winds in the 18–13 mph range, and mostly cloudy skies slowly clearing as the day wore on they launched a good number of rockets.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
105 109 18 2 1 1151.23 0 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 5 11 20 33 16 10 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Jonathan E. 16 David 8 Layla 4 Frank 1
Mike R. 15 Carter de W. 6 Keith B. 4 Colton 1
Bill E. 11 Dave C, 4 Todd S. 3 Daisy 1
Bones 9 Shawn 4 Tom S. 3
John D. 8 Amelia 4 Mark B. 3

WSR Flight Report: May 8, 2021

Rip Rap
Last updated: 2021–05–11

A group of 20 rocketeers flew a sport launch at Rip Rap. With temperatures rising from the high 40s (F) to low 60s (F), winds in the 6 to 9 mph range and calming somewhat in the afternoon, and mostly cloudy skies clearing as the day wore on they launched a good number of rockets.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
83 98 20 4 6 1028.51 0 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 4 13 22 31 10 7 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Bill E. 14 Adam F. 5 Mark M. 3 Lukey 2
Mike R. 10 Riley C. 5 Nora 3 Patrick 2
John D. 8 Emrick E. 4 TARC Team 3 Samuel 1
Tom C. 5 Mark B. 4 Alice 2 Tara E. 1
Jonathan E. 5 Dave C. 3 Phil E. 2 A. E. 1

WSR Flight Report: May 22, 2021

Rip Rap
Last updated: 2021–05–25

A group of 27 rocketeers flew a sport launch at Rip Rap. With temperatures rising from the high 60s (F) to upper 80s (F), winds in the 2 to 8 mph range, the occasional gust above 10 mph, and mostly clear skies they launched a good number of rockets.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
122 140 27 7 5 1295.41 0 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
1 2 3 20 35 40 18 10 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Mike R. 15 Bones 5 Tom S. 3 Jackson F. 1
Tim M. 12 Carter de W. 5 Ron D. 3 Ally 1
Bill E. 11 Connor L. 5 Jonathan E. 3 Bantly 1
Robert 11 James D. 4 Sam 3 Cooper L. 1
Shawn 7 Amelia 4 Logan M. 3 Sarah O. 1
David 6 Emrich E. 4 Charlie O. 2 Blake 1
Mark M. 5 Lee B. 3 Dave C. 2

WSR Flight Report: June 5, 2021

Rip Rap
Last updated: 2021–06–28

A group of 20 rocketeers flew a sport launch at Rip Rap. With temperatures in the low to mid–80s (F) during the launch window, winds in the 5 to 8 mph range, the rare gust above 10 mph, and mostly clear skies they launched a good number of rockets.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
71 73 20 2 0 840.56 3 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 1 9 13 25 5 9 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Joe H. 9 Tom S. 4 Jonathan E. 3 Jacob 2
Emrick E. 6 Mark L. 4 Phil Q. 3 Phil E. 1
Connor L. 6 Tarc Team 4 Sue Q. 3 Becky & Amy 1
Dave C. 5 Lidia 4 Mark M. 3 Ron A. 1
Carter de W. 5 James D. 3 Lee B. 3 Daniel 1

WSR Flight Report: July 31, 2021

Rip Rap
Last updated: 2021–08–08

A group of 22 rocketeers flew a sport launch at Rip Rap. With temperatures in the mid–70s (F) during the launch window, winds in the 3 to 5 mph range, and mostly cloudy skies they launched a good number of rockets. Mike Rohde flew his 1900th documented flight with an Estes Interceptor – E on an E26–4!

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
127 144 22 4 3 1289.17 0 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 9 19 41 44 8 9 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Bill E. 14 Lee B. 8 Jacob 5 Ron 1
Adam F. 13 James D. 8 Scott H. 4 Peter S. 1
Mike R. 12 Robert 6 Dave C. 4 Dominic S 1
Ron S. 9 Shawn 5 Tom S. 4 Samuel S. 1
John D. 9 Conner L. 5 Matt J. 3
Jeff J. 8 Karl P. 5 Randy B. 1

WSR Flight Report: August 8, 2021

National Museum of the United States Air Force
Last updated: 2021–08–08

Our annual outreach activity with the NMUSAF’s Space activities. WSR703 provides assistance in building the rockets, members provide a table displaying rockets to meet with the public, and we provide launch services for any individual that builds one of the Astra III’s. This year 365 Astra III’s were built by the attendees. Of those, 339 Astra III’s were flown with 277 flights by first-time flyers. Mike R. flew two demo flights and Mark P. flew 4 demo flights as well.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
345 345 341 0 0 895.98 277 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 0 0 340 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

WSR Flight Report: August 14, 2021

Rip Rap
Last updated: 2021–08–17

A group of 9 rocketeers flew a sport launch at Rip Rap. With temperatures in the upper 70s – low 80s (F) during the launch window, winds in the 5 to 8 mph range, and partly cloudy skies they launched a good number of rockets.

By the Numbers

Totals
Certifications
Launches Motors Flyers Multi-stage Clustered Newtons First Time Flyers Level 1 Level 2
57 60 9 2 1 347.09 0 0 0
Motors Used
1/8 A 1/4 A 1/2 A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 4 5 22 21 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number Rockets Flown
Flyer # Flyer # Flyer # Flyer #
Bill E. 17 Lee B. 5 Taylor 2
Mike R. 16 Tom S. 5 David 1
Dave C. 7 Ron D. 3 Robert M. 1

 


2021 YEAR-TO-DATE IMPULSE TRACKER: 27395.04 NSecoptimal

1/8A 1/4A 1/2A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
2 5 36 169 570 344 174 88 110 39 21 14 4 0 1 0

CERTIFICATIONS: Level 1: 1, Level 2: 0, First-time Flyers: 309, Multi-staged: 37, Clustered: 38

2020 YEAR-END IMPULSE TRACKER: 53676.75 NSecoptimal

1/8A 1/4A 1/2A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
3 5 37 193 394 343 201 92 118 60 55 21 18 4 2 0

CERTIFICATIONS: Level 1: 10, Level 2: 4, First-time Flyers: 91, Multi-staged: 48, Clustered: 39

2019 YEAR-END IMPULSE TRACKER: 32040.27 NSecoptimal

1/8A 1/4A 1/2A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
38 5 241 1263 1125 438 220 83 70 44 25 13 5 1 1 0

CERTIFICATIONS: Level 1: 9, Level 2: 3, First-time Flyers: 1356, Multi-staged: 43, Clustered: 23

2018 YEAR-END IMPULSE TRACKER: 24324.97 NSecoptimal

1/8A 1/4A 1/2A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
7 2 119 146 566 137 65 53 45 21 17 10 9 2 1 0

CERTIFICATIONS: Level 1: 6, Level 2: 6, First-time Flyers: 492, Multi-staged: 8, Clustered: 7

2017 YEAR-END IMPULSE TRACKER: 41771.8750 NSecoptimal

1/8A 1/4A 1/2A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
6 0 57 105 408 177 79 36 39 29 21 7 10 2 0 0

CERTIFICATIONS: Level 1: 6, Level 2: 5, First-time Flyers: 238, Multi-staged: 14, Clustered: 12

2016 YEAR-END IMPULSE TRACKER: 71058.750 NSecoptimal

1/8A 1/4A 1/2A A B C D E F G H I J K L M
0 0 263 122 301 200 72 33 49 18 15 12 9 5 0 2
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