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Old 01-05-2011, 09:19 PM
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Thumbs up Centuri article: 8th anniversary

Please consult the attachments on posts #2 and 3 of the following thread:

http://www.oldrocketforum.com/showthread.php?p=79288

,,,to peruse my first 21st century (Centuri? ) contribution to our hobby.


(Translation: "Lee Piester: An Unassuming Legend" in the Jan./Feb. 2003 issue of "Sport Rocketry.")


Submitted for your approval,
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:42 PM
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This year is also the 50th anniversary of Centuri Engineering. Time for a "Golden Widow"!
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This year is also the 50th anniversary of Centuri Engineering. Time for a "Golden Widow"!


I like the idea.
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I like the idea.


I second that emotion...
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I vote for a Golden Athena or Arrow 300 or Aero Dart instead.
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Old 01-06-2011, 03:28 PM
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I vote for a Golden Athena or Arrow 300 or Aero Dart instead.

This is for FREE kits! I wish we could give away 250 Athenas.
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I'd pay for a Golden Aero-Dart. The 1969 version.
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This year is also the 50th anniversary of Centuri Engineering. Time for a "Golden Widow"!


Will the booster glide? - never could get mine to do that!
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Will the booster glide? - never could get mine to do that!

Mine were somewhere between the shuttle glide path and a brick. Well, maybe closer to the brick.

I keep thinking of Trip's "Whiz-Thunk" recovery he mentions each year at TARC.
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I'd pay for a Golden Aero-Dart. The 1969 version.

Well now that is a possibility for the golden anniversary of the Aero-Dart in 2019.
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