Florida Spacemodeling Association
Photos from August 13 2011 Launch- Dyer Park, West Palm Beach
Paul Stutzman readies his Estes Comanche for the first flight at the new FSA field.
Rudi loads his classic Centuri Nike-Smoke onto the rack.
"Battery issues" with our multi-cell controller forced us to press the antique box into launch duty. Still works flawlessly after 30+ years!
Russ Joyner with his Payloader & Nuke-1.
Russ's Nuke-1 ready to go!
Rick Boyette's Estes Orbital Transport ready to launch.
Good flight but the glider didn't separate-- a second flight with a shorter delay worked perfectly!
Phil Petty, Ed Bashauer & Phil Bederka - some real old-timers!
Rick Boyette with his 1960's vintage Estes Gemini-Titan.
Removable clear plastic fins are almost invisible!
Twin C6-5's power the Gemini-Titan on a perfect maiden flight.
Bill Daniels' fleet includes water-rocket Space Shuttles. Maybe next time the guy with the plumbing will show up!
Peter Carvajal's wife & kids braved the 95-degree heat, for a little while anyway!
Packing up at the end of a glorious day-- see you next month!