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February 2015 Launch Report
February 21, 2015 at Higgs Farm

There is always that fine line that exist, that fine line that demarks on one side, dedication, excitement, enthusiasm, and the other side, stupidity, lack of common sense, and not knowing any better. I will let the audience determine which side of this fine line we were on this February day.

Toni and I packed the Highlander with some rockets and headed to Price, Maryland to fly some rockets at the winter field. The flying season at Higgs Farm has been dismal this winter season due to field availability and bad weather. This day was no different. We arrived to a blustery snow covered field with a balmy temperture of 9 degrees. The sun had better common sense and was nowhere to be found. Toni and I kept our rockets packed in the Highlander. There were only three rocketeers brave enough, or maybe desperate enough to fly. By 11:00 PM additional snow and freezing rain pelted better sense into us and we called the launch. It was a long trip back home in the freezing rain but we made it safely. Letís hope for better flying weather next month. Until the next launch . . .


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By Peter E. Abresch Jr.

By Peter E. Abresch Jr.

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