I'm rather surprised I managed to catch this liftoff. A Wildman Blackhawk 24 on a Cesaroni F79.
Sometimes it pays to fly smaller, easier-to-light motors.
My Madcow Little John is first off the pad in a drag race with a Binder FITS Flyer flown by my father, Luke Carpenter. Both rockets are flying on Mojave Green motors: the Little John on an H250, and the FITS Flyer on an I245.
Recovery of the Gizmo XL.
Andy Barwick's Gizmo XL on a K-impulse Cesaroni Blue Streak right as the lighting turned bad.
Bob Yanecek's minimum diameter 38mm design on an H242.
A safe recovery for a successful L2.
A level two certification flight on a J500 Mojave Green.
My Madcow Rocketry 4" Little John on an H180 White Lightning.
Luke Carpenter's Binder Design FITS Flyer on an I218 Redline.
An LOC Mini Magg on an H178 Dark Matter.
Andy Barwick's Talon 3 on a J340 Metalstorm.
My Dyna-Star Stonebreaker on an E9 was WAC's first Mansfield flight of 2013.
The incomparable Bogart, arguably the launch's most popular attendee.
Another Saturn V from Tim Doll.
Nine images stitched into a panorama.
A big thank you to the UW group who stood on the hill long enough to let me get daylight and sunset shots.
I love the skies in Mansfield. Nothing on the west side of the mountains really compares.