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First Launch of the Year!

First Launch of the YearAfter two failed attempts in April, we finally held our first launch of the year this past Sunday, May 18, at our Hartsel launch site. The weather was even nicer than the forecast had predicted; at least it was when the waiver opened at 9:00am. By 11:00am or so, the wind had picked up to its normal level.

We logged a total of ten flights, including one K and one L motor. See the complete launch log below.

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NOTAM has been issued and we are go!

The only road we are allowed to use is the one between the gate and the launch site. No off road driving for recovery.

There will be a porta potty (tent type) on site. 

Fall Frenzy launch is a go for September 17-18 . It is a two day launch with COSROCS  from Colorado springs. COSROCS mostly launches on Saturday but everyone is welcome both days. 

Jon Skuba will bring the Moto Joe store. If any other vendors are coming please let me know and I'll help get the word out. 

Keep in mind while traveling that 285 is diverted due to bridge replacement  so we can expect heavier than normal traffic between Fairplay and Highway 24 along Hwy 9. 

As always there is no camping on site. There is Antero which is free, the Chaparral campground (private but reasonably priced) Eleven mile by reservation, and Motels in Fairplay.

I will be on site at 7 AM and we can launch as early as 8 AM if we are set up and ready.  

I think there will be several level 1 attempts. Probably some L2's as well. 
 
Normal altitude will be limited to 7,000 feed with windows to 14,200 feet AGL Please let me know when you arrive so we can coordinate windows with the FAA and limit the number wof window requests. I like to make it as easy for them as possible. 
 
NOTAM will be issued on Thursday and I will update then. 
 
Sparkies allowed!

John Jamieson
Prefect Tripoli Colorado
TRA #04920
 

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