Flight Log Data: Estes Industries Mongoose (#2092)
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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 2012-08-10 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Estes B6-P 90.6 Calm 15 ALTDuino 71.87 Maiden launch of the Mongoose with the final test flight of the ALTDuino. It was a complete success. The event took place at 06:30 AM.
2 2012-08-11 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Weco C6-P 91.6 Slight breeze 15 ALTDuino 152.32 The ALTDuino performed flawlessly. The parachute got tangled in the shroud lines and therefore was unable to open. The event took place at 07:50 AM.
3 2012-08-12 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Weco C6-P 94.6 Slight breeze 11 ALTDuino 157.04 The parachute got tangled in the shroud lines again and therefore was unable to open. The event took place at 08:10 AM.
4 2012-08-12 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Estes B6-P 91 Slight breeze 13 ALTDuino 76.04 Everything worked perfectly with the parachute opening this time around.
5 2012-08-13 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Weco C6-P 95.1 Slight breeze 7 ALTDuino 138.13 Good flight. Lower altitude probably due to an out of spec engine.
6 2012-08-18 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Weco C6-P 95.5 Calm 14 ALTDuino 150.32 Good flight. Parachute opened prematurely after apogee due to a loose nose cone.
7 2012-08-18 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 12" Parachute Weco C6-P 108.2 Calm 15 ALTDuino 149.49 Good flight. Parachute failed to open.
8 2012-08-19 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Weco C6-P 113.8 Calm 23 ALTDuino 138.15 Perfect flight! This time I used a 15" Top Flight nylon fabric parachute.
9 2012-08-19 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Weco C6-P 113.8 Slight breeze 23 ALTDuino 125.19 Perfect flight!
10 2012-09-23 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Weco C6-P 116.0 Calm 8 ALTDuino 130.70 Good flight. Parachute opened prematurely after apogee due to a loose nose cone.
11 2012-09-30 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Weco C6-P 118.6 Calm 8 ALTDuino 105.75 Good flight. Nose cone wiggled loose while on descent with the parachute eventually opening prematurely.
12 2012-09-30 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Weco C6-P 118.6 Calm 8 ALTDuino 96.63 Perfect flight with everything performing as planed.
13 2012-10-03 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Weco C6-P 105.8 Sunny / Calm 9 ALTDuino 134.11 Perfect flight with perfect execution of the ALTDuino dual deploy altimeter. Came down close to a row of trees.
14 2012-10-06 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Weco C6-P 108.6 Calm and cloudy 9 ALTDuino 135.97 Perfect flight.
15 2012-10-13 Haid, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Weco C6-P Cloudy / Windy 13 ALTDuino 136.89 Perfect flight.
16 2012-10-13 Haid, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Weco C6-P Cloudy / Windy 13 ALTDuino 99.93 Near perfect flight. The parachute got slightly tangled at deployment.
17 2013-05-05 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Estes C6-P 104.0 Sunny / slight breeze 19 ALTDuino 179.23 First test flight using 25 samples per second. FW 2.16b. Parachute failed to open.
18 2013-05-08 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Estes C6-P 103.6 Sunny / Windy 23 ALTDuino 186.08 Perfect flight! FW 2.16b
19 2013-05-18 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Estes C6-P 103.5 Sunny / slight winds 20 ALTDuino 186.03 Perfect flight! FW 2.17b
20 2013-08-31 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, GPS 15" Parachute Klima C6-P 111.0 Partly cloudy / slight breeze 20 ALTDuino 183.21 Perfect flight! Maiden flight for the new ALTDuino altimeter/E-bay and GPS transmitter. FW 2.19b
21 2013-09-03 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, GPS 15" Parachute Klima C6-P 111.0 Calm 20 ALTDuino 186.14 Perfect flight! Rocket landed in a corn field and was easily found with the onboard GPS. FW 2.19b
22 2013-09-04 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, GPS 15" Parachute Klima C6-P 109.1 Sunny / Calm 25 ALTDuino 189.19 Perfect flight! Used a 110mAh lipo for this flight. FW 2.19b
23 2013-09-07 Rote Jahne, Germany Altimeter, GPS 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima C6-P Sunny / windy 26 ALTDuino 123.42 This flight was intended to test the new Klima composite engine using the tape staging method. Unfortunately the 2nd stage failed to ignite. Since I used electronic deployment the rocket was recovered safely. FW 2.19b
24 2013-10-13 Waltersberg, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Weco C6-0 Weco C6-P Sunny / windy 13 ALTDuino 279.71 Perfect flight. FW 2.19b
25 2014-03-01 Leutenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima C6-P 133.7 Partly cloudy / slight breeze 12 ALTDuino 426.30 Test flight of composite stage ignition which was successful! Perfect and very high flight. FW 2.24b.
26 2014-03-01 Leutenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima C6-P 133.7 Partly cloudy / slight breeze 13 ALTDuino 171.69 Test flight of composite stage ignition which was unsuccessful. Recovery was perfect. FW 2.24b.
27 2014-03-01 Leutenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima C6-P 133.7 Partly cloudy / slight winds 10 ALTDuino 161.07 Test flight of composite stage ignition which was unsuccessful. Recovery was perfect. FW 2.24b.
28 2014-03-12 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima A6-P 131.7 Sunny / windy 16 ALTDuino 219.23 Successful composite ignition staging. Break-away recovery was unsuccessful due to a short in the igniter wiring. Rocket was damaged and will be repaired. FW 2.24b.
29 2014-03-28 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima B4-P 145.5 Sunny / Calm 10 ALTDuino 262.21 Successful composite ignition staging using spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
30 2014-03-28 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 9" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima A6-P 138.5 Sunny / Calm 11 ALTDuino 186.94 Successful composite ignition staging using spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
31 2014-03-30 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima A6-P 143.0 Sunny / Calm 10 ALTDuino 195.61 Successful composite ignition staging using spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
32 2014-03-30 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima A6-P 143.0 Sunny / Calm 12 ALTDuino 187.50 Successful composite ignition staging using spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
33 2014-04-01 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima A6-P 143.0 Sunny / Calm 18 ALTDuino 204.42 Successful composite ignition staging using spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
34 2014-04-01 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima B4-0 Klima B4-P 145.0 Sunny / Calm 18 ALTDuino 144.73 Successful composite ignition staging using spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
35 2014-04-01 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima B4-0 Klima B4-P 130.20 Sunny / Calm 18 ALTDuino 190.05 Successful composite ignition staging using spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
36 2014-04-05 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima B4-P 147.8 Cloudy / Calm 20 ALTDuino 247.61 Successful composite ignition staging using modified spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
37 2014-04-05 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima B4-P 147.8 Cloudy / Calm 20 ALTDuino 258.07 Successful composite ignition staging using modified spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
38 2014-04-13 Waltersberg, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima C6-P 157.8 Sunny / Windy 17 ALTDuino 336.84 Successful composite ignition staging using modified spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
39 2014-04-13 Waltersberg, Germany Altimeter, HD cam, GPS 15" Parachute Klima D9-P 118.9 Sunny / Windy 17 ALTDuino 325.75 Successful flight. GPS needs fine tuning. FW 2.24b.
40 2014-04-20 Waltersberg, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima C6-P 158.0 Cloudy / Windy 16 ALTDuino 328.14 Successful composite ignition staging using modified spaghetti starters. FW 2.24b.
41 2014-04-20 Waltersberg, Germany Altimeter, HD cam 15" Parachute Klima D9-P 108.5 Cloudy / Windy 16 ALTDuino 350.07 Perfect flight! FW 2.24b
42 2014-04-20 Waltersberg, Germany Altimeter, GPS 15" Parachute Klima D9-P 113.0 Cloudy / Windy 16 ALTDuino 183.81 The parachute deployed prematurely after the acceleration phase. The altimeter was not the cause. The parachute tore off and floated away in the high winds. Miraculously the rest of the rocket survived the flight without a scratch. FW 2.24b
43 2014-08-02 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima C6-P 97.3 Sunny / Slight winds 21 ALTDuino 231.17 Perfect flight! Rebuilt with new fin can. FW 2.25b
44 2014-08-03 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima B4-0 Klima B4-P 128.6 Partly cloudy / Slight breeze 16 ALTDuino 196.16 Perfect 2 stage simulation flight! FW 2.25b
45 2014-08-03 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima B4-0 Klima B4-P 129.6 Sunny / Slight winds 23 ALTDuino 202.35 Perfect 2 stage simulation flight! FW 2.25b
46 2014-08-09 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima B4-0 Klima B4-P 129.3 Sunny / Calm 24 ALTDuino 183.64 Perfect 2 stage simulation flight! FW 2.26b
47 2014-08-10 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima B4-0 Klima C6-P 129.8 Partly cloudy / Slight breeze 24 ALTDuino 282.84 Perfect 2 stage simulation flight! FW 2.26b
48 2014-08-11 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima B4-P Klima C6-P 135.0 Partly cloudy / Slight winds 22 ALTDuino 219.11 Perfect first flight using my altimeter to ignite the second stage! FW 2.26b
49 2014-08-11 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima B4-P Klima B4-P 135.5 Cloudy / Slight winds 12 ALTDuino 172.87 Perfect flight with altimeter second stage ignition. FW 2.27b
50 2014-08-22 Manching, Germany Altimeter, HD Cam 12" Parachute Klima C6-P Klima C6-P 150.0 Partly cloudy / Windy 19 ALTDuino 320,58 Perfect flight with altimeter second stage ignition. FW 2.27b
51 2014-08-24 Manching, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Klima C6-P Klima C6-P 136.1 Partly cloudy / Very windy 17 ALTDuino 374,42 Perfect flight with altimeter second stage ignition. FW 2.27b
52 2014-08-30 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 15" Parachute Klima B4-P Klima B4-P 136.5 Sunny / Slight breeze 14 ALTDuino 169.44 Perfect flight with altimeter second stage ignition. FW 2.27b
53 2014-09-20 Rote Jahne, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Klima D9-P 103.3 Partly cloudy / Slight breeze 22 ALTDuino 444.45 Perfect flight! FW 2.28b
54 2015-06-14 Oberreichenbach, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Klima C6-P 93.5 Partly cloudy / Calm 24 ALTDuino 230.61 Perfect flight! FW 2.28b
55 2015-08-22 Manching, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima C6-P 130.0 Sunny / Slight breeze 27 ALTDuino 393.45 Perfect flight! FW 2.28b
56 2015-08-23 Manching, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima C6-P 130.0 Sunny / Slight breeze 27 ALTDuino 418.72 Perfect flight! FW 2.28b
57 2015-09-12 Rote Jahne, Germany Altimeter 12" Parachute Klima C6-0 Klima C6-P 130.0 Sunny / Slight breeze 24 ALTDuino 422.09 Perfect flight! FW 2.28b

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