Flight Log for 8 August 1998, Boeing Space Center, Kent, WA

Sunny and hot, wind 2-10 N.
Model Flt 
#
Recovery Type Motor Comments
Bertha 24
48
12" plastic parasheet w/ spill and vents
Estes B6-4
The usual perfect flight.
Bertha 24
49
12" plastic parasheet w/ spill and vents
Estes D12-7
Another perfect, high flight; this one recovered inside the fenced Boeing plant area, but was retreived by an employee who was watching rockets on his break.
Bertha 24
50
12" plastic parasheet w/ spill and vents
Estes D12-0/D12-7 CHAD staged
Completely nominal flight and staging, as always; recovered in-plant again.  After this 50th flight, this rocket has been retired -- the stuffer tube is charred and delaminating on the interior, and it would be difficult, if not impossible to replace the stuffer; likely simpler to just build another one to fly, and let this one rest on its laurels.
Alpha
7
12" plastic parasheet w/ spill and vents
Estes A8-5
This is another old reliable design -- in production about as long as the Big Bertha, and with the same stellar pedigree (designed by Vern Estes himself).  This flight was ust what one expects from this sort of rocket: perfect, as usual.

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