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Old 08-30-2015, 09:15 PM
aeppel_cpm aeppel_cpm is offline
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Default Titan IIIe flight report

Flew my Titan at Bong today. Posting an on-the-pad pic and a link to a YouTube slo-mo vid.

E9-4 on the core and C11-0 on the boosters.

Left booster CATOs. It looks to me like the fuel core shoots forward. I have both motor casings in hand, so it can't be the whole motor.

Right booster doesn't separate until the core starts falling. It's also quite singed. The shock cord burned through, but I recovered the nose one. The parachute was tied a littler lower.

All, in all, I only lost a booster lug/post.
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