Launch Reports

Launch Report: December 2013

December 2013 saw one of the clearest and calmest flying days at Ash Grove that we’ve had in a long time. But it was cold! Click through for statistics, photos, and videos.

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Launch Report: January 2013

Indiana Rocketry kicked off the new year in excellent fashion, with flights spanning the alphabet to M on a mostly clear day from our Ash Grove field.

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Launch Report: December 2012

December’s launch was breezy and overcast. Nonetheless, we managed to put up everything from A8s to J415s. Click through for a flight report and some great photos by Vic Barlow and Jeff Taylor.

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Launch Report: November 2012

Our November season opener was a fantastic launch, with great weather, tons of certifications, and lots of new members. Click through for reports, video, and links to local news reports about the launch!

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Launch Report: September 2012

With our usual Purdy Sod Farm site in crops for the summer, we worked together with Purdue SEDS and the Purdue airport to host a rocket launch barbecue at the Purdue Black Fields. Click through for photos!

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Launch Report: Thunderstruck 3

Thunderstruck 2012 was a huge success, with an incredible number of flights up to the speed, altitude, and impulse limits of our field. Click through for photos from the event, along with a great teaser for Justin Farrand’s video production!

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Launch Report: February 2012

Our February launch was a great success. Indiana Rocketry flyers brought out tons of hard-hitting motors to power their rockets through the breeze, launching everything from A8s to a fantastic M2650 flight by Dennis Watkins. Click through for photos!

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Launch Report: January 2012

January 2012’s launch activity saw some beautiful flights over the course of two launch sessions, including Purdue USLI’s first test launch of their new vehicle, Gus Piepenburg’s Parallax on an M1730 Skidmark, and several successful certifications. Click through for images!

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Launch Report: December 2011

December 2011 saw two Ns, three Ms, and a bunch of Js, Ks, Ls, too. Calm winds and clear skies made for a memorable weekend of flying. Click through for photos!

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Launch Report: November 2011

Indiana Rocketry fliers braved the wind and put up one N, one M, and countless smaller flights at our 2011 big field season opener. Click through for photos!

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