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NLD18: Photo report
Thursday morning 4 September, 2003, we left the NAVRO club house with a well packed van.
When we arrived at ASK 't Harde, we saw a M109 driving round.
We soon started building the launch tower and the rest of the launch site.
Erik Dekker, Mark Uitendaal and especially Gerben-Jan Ligthart enjoyed their lunch at the mess.
Some rockets were found, like this rocket from DARE.
And others were dumped with the trash...
Benjamin and Rafaël Wilkosz prepare their
after lunch. Meanwhile more preparation is done at the launch site.
Erik Dekker's Windstorm.
Chiel Klijn's Medium and Super TinTin rockets.
One of the AeroTech motors of a TinTin rocket.
Bert Koerts found an original place to rest his Orange.
After dinner we went to the bar, where Gerben-Jan Ligthart seems to have a bright moment.
Breakfast at Friday morning.
Gerben-Jan Ligthart at the command post.
Benjamin and Rafaël Wilkosz present their
rocket and the families of Mark Uitendaal and Leon Krancher.
Bert Koerts and Pleun Punt make the final preparations to launch a rocket from Twente Space Camp.
The launch of a TSC rocket.
All the HPR and amateur rockets.
and Chiel Klijn's Medium TinTin.
Chiel Klijn and the motor mount of the Medium TinTin. The central motor is an AeroTech
and both others are
is launched on a AeroTech
graph of the
NAVRO's photographer Fred van Arkel tries not to be seen.
The launch of the Medium TinTin.
The Medium TinTin continued on a 70 degrees flight soon after lift off.
Remy van Herwijnen places his Cyclops in the NAVRO tower.
The igniter of one the Space Camp rockets is about to be connected.
Lift off of the Cyclops on a AeroTech
Lift off of a Space Camp rocket on a G35.
Chiel Klijn's Super TinTin lifts off on one
and will soon air start two
Landing of the Super TinTin.
Benjamin and Rafaël Wilkosz's
was propelled so fast by it's Avalon A005 (K class) motor that photo system was to slow.
Erik Dekker's Windstorm was launched on a
Mark Uitendaal and Leon Krancher wore appropriate overall's.
Another Space Camp rocket is placed in the tower. Unfortunately it didn't fly because of igniter problems.
Mark Uitendaal and Leon Krancher place their
in the tower.
The onboard camera triggered to early...
lifts off on their potassium nitrate and sorbitol (J420-ish) motor.
Bert Koerts walks back disappointed after igniter failed to ignite the
motor of his Orange twice. It was launched successful two weeks later at
Bert Koerts tries to locate one of the rockets which has one ofthe new NAVRO locationbeacons.
Several rockets were equipped with locationbeacons like this.
One of the side pods of the Super TinTin was broken of at landing.
Erik Dekker and his father inspect their Windstorm after recovery. Meanwhile we are packing and the day is over.
Published: 2 January 2016
Last Updated: 1 January 2018
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