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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #54a: Addendum – Let’s make a correction!

Chris Pearson called to make a correction to some of the distance information we shared in the initial (free) version of Episode 54…

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Star Wars – Imperial March on Eight Floppy Drives

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #54: LiPo battery follow-up, and filing for FAA Waivers for your club!

CG follows up on the previous episode, adding some important notes about Lithium Polymer (LiPo) Batteries. We invite Chris Pearson, Prefect for Northern Ohio Tripoli to the show to talk about what it takes and things to think about to … Continue reading

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #53: Season 4 Premiere! Straight Fins and Lithium Polymer

*** NOTE from CG: Do not use the LiPo salt water disposal method mentioned in the episode!  While it has been “common knowledge” within  hobby circles to use this method of disposal, I have found very good reasons not to … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

By Chris Pearson It was with some sadness today that I learned the iHobby Expo, formerly called the RCHTA Show, has been cancelled and is not expected to ever resume. The original RCHTA Show, (Radio Control Hobby Trade Association) was, as its name suggests, … Continue reading

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Summer Update 3 – (Re-Cast) Flashback to the first show with Daniel, The Rocket n00b!

We decided to do something fun.  We’re re-visiting our first podcast with Daniel, The Rocket n00b!  Boy have things changed! Topics discussed: CG and Gheem talk with Jim Scarpine of the “Our Children’s Future (OCF)” team about their successful LDRS-34 … Continue reading

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[The Rocketry Show] – Summer Break Update Episode: 2

In this episode: What we’ve been up to this summer since the last update! Gheem talks about the maiden flight of his Out of Production NCR X-Wing fighter rocket kit CG talks about his trip to White House, TN to … Continue reading

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[The Rocketry Show] – Summer Break Update Episode: 1

The gang come together to talk about their summer projects. Since the studio is undergoing upgrades to its core systems, the gang fight through a number of technical glitches that become quite comical in the last 10 minutes of the … Continue reading

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[The Rocketry Show Video]: TARC 2017 coverage. mini Episode 2: South West Rocketry’s cool rocket…

Team “South West Rocketry” from Springs of Life Christian Fellowship from Los Angeles, CA join us at our booth to discus their unique rocket design.

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The Rocket n00b’s latest project!

  I built an Estes Photon Probe model rocket kit, but decided to upgrade it to a two-stage model. This is the first flight, in Acton, Massachusetts, which took place July 8, 2017.

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