Almere, 20 September, 2008 - Back on the usual DRRA launch site near Almere Strand, this postponed launch was a quite good one. Fine weather and many launches, what other can a rocketeer wish for?
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The model rocket launch area has just been setup and Klaas-Jan van Til finishes the MPR area in the background.
The party tent with the preparation tables.
Part of the collection of NAVRO rockets for this launch.
Harry Advokaat's Little Horus ready for lift off.
The launch of Klaas-Jan van Til's Tilly-Express.
Marcel Otte prepares a rocket.
Arnoud Stolk's first rocket ready for it's first launch.
Pleun Punt's small model rocket for 13mm Estes motor's.
The lift off of Pleun Punt's shark like rocket called High.
Pleun Punt's classic Flying Saucer just above the launch pad.
Pleun Punt's classic Flying Saucer flew very well.
A lucky picture of the ejection charge of Pleun Punt's classic Flying Saucer going off.
Marcel Otte connects the igniter of his AeroTech ISQY Tomahawk.
The launch of Marcel Otte's AeroTech ISQY Tomahawk.
Jan Heuthorst's Estes SR-71 Blackbird on a launch pad.
The launch of Jan Heuthorst's Estes SR-71 Blackbird.
A model rocket in flight.
Jan Heuthorst's Estes Thunderstar (Starchager's X-Prize rocket) was launched on two clustered C-motors.
Ralph Cornelis connects the igniter of his first model rocket, which was pulled out of retirement.
Ralph Cornelis' model rocket flew very well.
The launch of Pleun Punt's Estes Corkscrew.
Pleun Punt's Estes Corkscrew in flight.
One of Henk Meuleman's peculiar flying objects lifts off.
The second launch of Arnoud Stolk's first rocket.
Klaas-Jan van Til assembles for Ralph Cornelis a reloadable AeroTech motor under his supervision.
The launch of a model rocket.
Pleun Punt's Estes Corkscrew shows its distinctive smoke trail.
The launch of Marcel Otte's DynaStar Rising Star.
The launch of Cor Wolters' Quest Penetrator.
Cor Wolters' Quest Penetrator seemed to fly underpowered.
And landed ballisticly, though it was undamaged.
The launch of Henk Meuleman's latest rocket, which wasn't even painted.
Ralph Cornelis launched his model rocket again.
Cor Wolters' Quest Penetrator was launched again, this time with a more powerful motor.
This time it flew fine and landed as planned in two halves, each with parachutes.
Pleun Punt's La Bomba caught some wind, but otherwise flew fine.
Pleun Punt's La Bomba just before landing.
Ralph Cornelis launched his model rocket a third time.
Gerard Vermeulen launches his Congrave.
Gerard Vermeulen's Congrave in flight.
The launch of Pleun Punt's Estes Sidewinder.
Pleun Punt's Estes Sidewinder in flight.
One of the wonderful creations of Cor Wolters.
The launch of one of Cor Wolters' rocket.
The launch of Ralph Cornelis' AeroTech F-powered rocket.
The second launch of Harry Advokaat's Little Horus.
The second launch of Ralph Cornelis' AeroTech F-powered rocket.
The launch of Roland Lemmers' latest rocket.
The launch of Marcel Otte's AeroTech Barracuda.
Marcel Otte's AeroTech Barracuda in flight.
Published: 12 November 2008
Last Updated: 9 January 2018
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