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NSWRA Competitions -  2014

 
There are two competitions this year on two separate days.
 

Altitude-Duration Competition

 
Date: Saturday 27th September 2014
Location: Whalan Reserve
Aim: Fly as close as possible to the target altitude of 400ft and stay in the air as long as possible.
Rules:
  • Altitudes achieved will be measured using one of the club's “AltimeterOne” altimeters.
  • 1 point is scored for every second of flight duration, with 1 point being deducted for every foot away from the target altitude.
  • The winner will be the rocket with the highest (or least negative) score.
  • Time stops when any part of the rocket touches the ground.
Prizes: Thanks to Tim, there are 2 fantastic prizes up for grabs. The winner gets to choose which one.
  • Fisher Space Pen (with NASA logo) from the Kennedy Space Center
  • 808 keychain video camera with 8GB Micro SD Card.

 

Egg-loft Duration Competition

 
Date: Saturday 29th November 2014
Location: Whalan Reserve
Aim:  Fly a raw egg for the longest period of time without breaking it.
Rules:
  • The winner will be the rocket with the longest flight duration, adjusted by a factor according to the size of the motor. (B = 2, C = 1, D = 0.5)
  • A cracked or broken egg results in disqualification.
  • Time stops when any part of the rocket touches the ground.
Prizes: 2 prizes, again generously donated by Tim: The winner gets to choose which one.
  • Space Shuttle Mission Commemorative Patch Set from the Kennedy Space Center
  • Yato Diamond Riffler File Set – a handy set of tools for your next project.

 

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