Flight Log Data: Estes Industries Icarus (#1277)
Featured RocketThis Estes Icarus rocket has had many flights before I started to document flight logs.

The maiden flight most likely took place in 1981.
# Date of Launch Launch Location Payload Description Recovery System 1st Stage 2nd Stage 3rd Stage Lift-off Weight [g] Weather Conditions Temperature [C] Altimeter Type Altitude [meters] Remarks
1 2011-03-20 Berg bei Neumarkt, Germany 12" Parachute Estes C6-5 Slight breeze Had to be recovered from a tree. Slight repair needed.
2 2011-07-30 Solaris Flugtag - Manching, Germany 12" Parachute Estes C6-5 Extrem windy 18
3 2011-07-31 Solaris Flugtag - Manching, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Estes B6-4 Very windy 18 "How High SP" 89
4 2011-07-31 Solaris Flugtag - Manching, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Estes B6-4 Very windy 18 "How High SP" 93
5 2011-07-31 Solaris Flugtag - Manching, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Estes C6-7 Very windy 18 "How High SP" 281
6 2011-08-14 Schwabach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Estes A8-3 91 Calm 20 "How-High SP" / "Simply" 32 / 29 I tested my new Altimeter "Simply" to see if my electronics bay is working properly.
7 2011-08-14 Schwabach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Estes B6-4 94 Calm 20 "How-High SP" / "Simply" 71 / 71 I also had the Adrel altimeter logger aboard but it didn't record correctly.
8 2012-07-24 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Estes B6-4 75 No wind 18 ALTDuino 106 Successful maiden flight of the ALTDuino altimeter. Infos at www.ALTDuino.de
9 2012-07-27 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Estes B6-4 75 No wind ALTDuino The Estes B6-4 suffered a malfunction caused by a premature ejection charge. Luckely the rocket suffered no damage. More infos at www.ALTDuino.de
10 2012-08-09 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 2 x 12" Parachute Estes B6-4 90.7 No wind 13 ALTDuino 75.63 Test flight to see if the electronics for the ejection charge would function properly. It was a complete success. More infos at www.ALTDuino.de
11 2013-10-07 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Klima B4-4 76.6 Calm and clear 17 Estes / Adrel 115 Perfect flight. After so many years I have now decided to retire this rocket.

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