Flight Log Data: Estes Industries Maxi Alpha 3 (#1903)
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# 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 2012-09-29 Straubing, Germany 24" Parachute Estes D12-5 Cloudy / Calm 13 Perfect maiden flight, straight boost and apogee recovery.
2 2012-10-13 Haid, Germany 24" Parachute Estes D12-5 Cloudy / Windy 13 Very nice flight. When windy use D12-3 in the future!
3 2013-06-16 Oberreichenbach, Germany 24" Parachute Estes D12-5 Sunny / slight breeze 23 Nice flight. I should have used a D12-3 as 5 sec delay is too long.
4 2013-08-03 Manching, Germany 24" Parachute Estes D12-3 Sunny / slight breeze Beautiful flight.
5 2013-11-12 Oberreichenbach, Germany 24" Parachute Klima D9-5 302 Calm 5.5 First flight using a Klima D9-5 engine. 3 second delay would be better.
6 2014-03-14 Oberreichenbach, Germany 24" Parachute Klima D9-5 302 Sunny / Calm 16 Perfect flight. Engine date 8.3.14.
7 2014-03-29 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 24" Parachute Klima D9-3 314 Sunny / Calm 10 Estes 0 Perfect flight. Engine date 15.3.14.
8 2014-03-29 Oberreichenbach, Germany 24" Parachute Klima D9-3 302 Sunny / Calm 11 Perfect flight. Engine date 15.3.14.
9 2014-03-30 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 24" Parachute Klima D9-3 314 Sunny / Calm 10 Estes 95 Perfect flight. The rocket now has a 1.5mm hole for the altimeter. Engine date 15.3.14.
10 2014-03-30 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 24" Parachute Klima D9-3 314 Sunny / Calm 12 Estes 104 Perfect flight. Unfortunately one fin snapped off on landing. Engine date 15.3.14.
11 2014-04-13 Waltersberg, Germany Altimeter 24" Parachute Klima D9-3 314 Sunny / Windy 17 Estes 0 Perfect flight. The Estes altimeter did not record an altitude. Drilled a 2mm hole for the next flight. Engine manufacture date 15.3.14.
12 2014-04-23 Waltersberg, Germany Altimeter 24" Parachute Klima D9-3 314 Sunny / Slight winds 18 Estes 102 Perfect flight. The rocket now has a x.xmm hole for the altimeter. Engine date 15.3.14.
13 2015-03-20 Oberreichenbach, Germany 24" Parachute Klima D9-3 302 Sunny / Calm 15 Perfect flight. Filmed with Quadcopter. Engine date 15.3.14.
14 2015-03-20 Oberreichenbach, Germany 24" Parachute Klima D9-3 302 Sunny / Calm 15 Perfect flight. Filmed with Quadcopter. Engine date 15.3.14.
15 2015-08-22 Manching, Germany 24" Parachute Klima D9-3 300 Sunny / Slight breeze 27 Perfect flight.
16 2015-09-12 Rote Jahne, Germany 24" Parachute Klima D9-5 313.0 Sunny / Slight breeze 24 Rocket didn't reach a high altitude because of a weak motor. Engine date 14.10.13.
No damage to the rocket. Parachute needs to be reattached the shroud lines.

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