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Minnesota Tripoli Launch Photos
North Branch, Minnesota
June 11, 2000
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All photos Copyright © 2000 by Alan S. Estenson.  Commercial reproduction prohibited without permission.

t00-001.jpg (37036 bytes)

#00-001

  • Owner:  Walter Kjellander
  • Rocket:  LOC Forte
  • Motor(s):  G40
  • Notes:  One of the first flights of the day.

t00-002.jpg (41931 bytes)

#00-002

  • Owner:  Kent Peterson
  • Rocket:  LOC IV
  • Motor(s):  H128
  • Notes:  

 

t00-003.jpg (53554 bytes)

#00-003

  • Owner:  Kent Peterson
  • Rocket:  LOC Bruiser
  • Motor(s):  J350
  • Notes:  Chute tangle caused minor impact damage.

 

t00-004.jpg (52631 bytes)

#00-004

  • Owner:  Glen Overby
  • Rocket:  Apache (scratchbuilt)
  • Motor(s):  G64
  • Notes:  No chute - went crunch.

 

#00-005

  • Owner:  Michael Maurer
  • Rocket:  PML Small Endeavour
  • Motor(s):  G80
  • Notes:  Very bright colors (but didn't scan well).

 

t00-006.jpg (50032 bytes)

#00-006

  • Owner:  Bill Newsom
  • Rocket:  LOC Warlok
  • Motor(s):  J350
  • Notes:  Didn't do as well on its second flight of the day.

 

t00-007.jpg (62419 bytes)

#00-007

  • Owner:  Rick Weyrauch
  • Rocket:  PML Ultimate Endeavour
  • Motor(s):  Kosdon L1860
  • Notes:  whee!

 

t00-008.jpg (65749 bytes)

#00-008

  • Owner:  Jackson Thatcher
  • Rocket:  PML Miranda
  • Motor(s):  I161
  • Notes:  Successful level 1 cert!

 

t00-009.jpg (56610 bytes)

#00-009

  • Owner:  Kent Peterson
  • Rocket:  PML D-Region Tomahawk
  • Motor(s):  I211
  • Notes:  

 

t00-010.jpg (25916 bytes)

#00-010

  • Owner:  Mike Vande Kamp
  • Rocket:  Upscale Intruder (scratchbuilt)
  • Motor(s):  J350
  • Notes:  

 

t00-011.jpg (67871 bytes)

#00-011

  • Owner:  Brian Elfert
  • Rocket:  PML Small Endeavour
  • Motor(s):  H73
  • Notes:  Failed level 1 cert attempt due to detached nosecone.  (He succeeded on his second attempt later in the day.)

 

t00-012.jpg (33321 bytes)

#00-012

  • Owner:  Mike Town
  • Rocket:  LOC EZI-65
  • Motor(s):  H123
  • Notes:  Successful level 1 cert!

 

t00-013.jpg (52488 bytes)

#00-013

  • Owner:  Rob Rusch
  • Rocket:  PML 1/4 Patriot
  • Motor(s):  H242
  • Notes:  Successful level 1 cert!

 

t00-014.jpg (37949 bytes)

#00-014

  • Owner:  Mike Urahn
  • Rocket:  PML Ariel
  • Motor(s):  H180
  • Notes:  Bright green!

 

t00-015.jpg (65258 bytes)

#00-015

  • Owner:  Steve Robb
  • Rocket:  3FNC (scratchbuilt)
  • Motor(s):  H123
  • Notes:  Successful level 1 cert!

 

t00-016.jpg (26140 bytes)

#00-016

  • Owner:  Kent Peterson
  • Rocket:  LOC EZI-65
  • Motor(s):  I161
  • Notes:  

 

t00-017.jpg (23829 bytes)

#00-017

  • Owner:  Walter Kjellander
  • Rocket:  "PML Odyssey" (scratchbuilt)
  • Motor(s):  I284
  • Notes:  First attempt at using dual-deployment. (It was successful.)

 

t00-018.jpg (14054 bytes)

#00-018

  • Owner:  Rick Weyrauch
  • Rocket:  Tom Dean's "Queen Viper"
  • Motor(s):  Three I357's
  • Notes:  2 motors lit?

 

t00-019.jpg (55807 bytes)

#00-019

  • Owner:  Jim Niehoff
  • Rocket:  LOC I-roc
  • Motor(s):  I284
  • Notes:  Successful level 1 cert!

 

t00-020.jpg (18759 bytes)

#00-020

  • Owner:  Allen Sabean
  • Rocket:  PML Tethys
  • Motor(s):  H242
  • Notes:  Successful level 1 cert!  Look at the color change in the motor flame!

 

t00-021.jpg (46461 bytes)

#00-021

  • Owner:  Ted Cochran
  • Rocket:  2X upscale Mars Lander
  • Motor(s):  I211
  • Notes:  Tango Papa kit.

 

t00-022.jpg (52168 bytes)

#00-022

  • Owner:  Ted Cochran
  • Rocket:  2X upscale Mars Lander
  • Motor(s):  I211
  • Notes:  First flight.

 

t00-023.jpg (36394 bytes)

#00-023

  • Owner:  Ted Cochran
  • Rocket:  2X upscale Mars Lander
  • Motor(s):  I211
  • Notes:  

 

t00-024.jpg (45216 bytes)

#00-024

  • Owner:  Alan Estenson
  • Rocket:  Möbius (scratchbuilt)
  • Motor(s):  J350
  • Notes:  hehehehehehe...  3" diameter rocket with tubular fins

 

#00-025

  • Owner:  Alan Estenson
  • Rocket:  Möbius (scratchbuilt)
  • Motor(s):  J350
  • Notes:  Rocketman R7 chute