Model Rocketry

Blue Dart Alpha & Beta Launches

Blue Dart Alpha cleared 1000′ AGL today using a C6-7 engine and the Blue Dart Beta flew to apogee at approximately 1500′ AGL on an E12-8. Parachutes deployed on both rockets. Click here to see video highlights of the launches.

Blue Dart Beta Launch

This was the first flight of Blue Dart Beta. Length: 23.5”(59.69cm)Diameter: 1.637”(41.6mm)Weight: 2.4oz (72g); It flew on a D12-7 engine today. Next flight we’ll try it out with an E size engine and an onboard camera to see how it performs. Here is a link to the flight video. The rocket overshot the field and …

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Blue Dart Alpha Launch

It was a little windy at Crooked Creek today but still a good day to fly our Blue Dart Alpha. The first flight was with a B4-4 engine and the second flight was with a C6-7. It flew to 772ft in 7.1s, 184fps.