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Author Topic: First ever two stage hybrid flown in Australia on the 23rd of October 2011 .  (Read 2130 times)
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« on: October 31, 2011, 06:10:03 PM »

Australian history was made on the 23rd of October 2011 with the flawless flight of Sean Rowe`s and Michael Gerlach`s 2 stage hybrid at the Adelaide Advanced Rocketry Club INC launch site.

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Rocket stats below.

Total lift off weight 8300g
Sustainer liftoff weight 4175g
Max altitude 6600 feet
Max speed  660 feet per second

Speed at booster burnout 349 feet per second
Altitude at booster burnout 879 feet
1.1 seconds between booster burnout and sustainer firing.
Speed at sustainer firing 327 feet per second.
booster burnt for 3.47 seconds + blow down
second stage burnt for 3.21 seconds + blow down.
main deployment at 600 feet.
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