After a few months of welding, grinding, cutting, and powder coating my mini trailer is finally complete. Well, I finished this about a month ago but I am just now getting around to posting about it. Dog for scale. This project all started when Tom Cohen gave me a 1:9.4 scale Higgs Farm RocketContinue reading “1:10 Scale RC Rocket Trailer: Complete”
Category Archives: Rockets
Camera Shy: Flight report
After getting the decal applied and finishing touches complete, I flew a test flight with the new Raven 3 flight computer and an Aerotech G80 motor The flight went well, however the tape holding the motor in let go instead of the shear pins resulting in a lawn dart from 300 meters, only to beContinue reading “Camera Shy: Flight report”
HYDRA 58 Complete!
With LDRS just around the corner and a nice weekend of weather, I was finally able to complete the paint and decals on my scale Hydra 70. (though the tube launcher still needs to be built…) For those of you who have not seen the previous posts on this build, here is the basic overview.Continue reading “HYDRA 58 Complete!”
Hydra58 Major Progress!!
So it has been a while since I have updated any of my projects on here but I can assure I am still working diligently on them. So far on the Hydra58 (clever name right? its a 58mm OD body tube) I have the GPS mounted in the new M229 style nosecone, the receiverContinue reading “Hydra58 Major Progress!!”
Hydra 58 Model Rocket Project: Part 1
Complete with spring loaded folding fins as well. So I have been building model rockets for a while now and I just recently built and launched my first folding fin rocket, the FlippinFin from Aeroconn systems. It has a few problems, its tiny, there are only a few kits left before they are sold outContinue reading “Hydra 58 Model Rocket Project: Part 1”