Wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas holiday & exciting New Year!!
Back from Australia, many thanks for everyone's patience to my limited responses while I was away!
SARA - Oct 2011:
Back from GHS 2011!
Had a great time. Congrats to Kris for getting his L3! AZ Rocketry team gave an amazing final launch of Pac-3 battery!!!
Plaster Blaster X: All the pictures have been posted.
Great seeing the everyone, PRS & DART members, and also meeting new people!
My attempt at recording videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/nahcpjfotos
This event will be on for the following weekends: 12/3, 12/10 & 12/18 from 11AM - 4PM, Go support your local animal charity & PetSmart!!! =)
AZRT Build: Jan 2012
AZRT kicked off a new build year working on another project for LDRS31.
SARA Desert Heat 2012 Project:
SARA Desert Heat 2012!
Thank you Lindsay & Eric for such a fun time!!! http://fotos.nahcpj.com/engage/2012_lindseric
AHPRA Launch - May 26, 2012:
Kris' Phoenix had a nice straight flight to 5285 on Roy's M2393 Wimpy Red at the launch! (http://fotos.nahcpj.com/p527028769)
SARA Launch - May 20, 2012:
Did a quick fly by with Kevin M (Great big thank you to him for taking me up and getting a different point of view of everyone!) Also, thanks for SARA for waving as we were doing the flyby! (http://fotos.nahcpj.com/sara_05202012)
AZRT Resumed work on the Drake:
AZRT Wrapped up Alpha construction:
M&M's Wedding - June 16, 2012:
Attended my friends' beautiful wedding in Los Angeles, CA. Congrats to the happy couple!
SARA Launch - July 22, 2012
Congrats to Chet on his newly aquired L1 Cert! Managed to get home before the impending Haboob storm.
Pictures will be posted throughout the week. Please stay tuned!
Silpa & Chris' Wedding – July 28, 2012:
Attended my good friend's traditional Indian wedding in Phoenix, AZ. Congrats to the happy couple!
Sree's Pre-Wedding Ceremony - Aug. 4, 2012:
Congrats to Sree's upcoming wedding next week!
Got the opportunity to attend the Groom's Pre-wedding ceremony to get blessings from the elders and various relatives.
AZRT Drake Build - Aug. 5, 2012:
Performed ejection charge testing this weekend.
AZRT Drake Build - Aug. 25, 2012:
Gearing up for AIRFEST 18 in Argonia, KS.
Bill & R's Wedding - Aug. 11, 2012:
Attended Bill & R's wedding in Old Tucson, AZ.
Congrats to the happy couple!
AIRFEST18: Drake Launch - Sept. 4, 2012:
AZRT team is safely back home from KS.
Launch did not go as expected...the rocket CATO'd 0.01s after ignition.
It was a fun overall experience attend a BIG launch, see other large projects, and meet new people. Thank you KloudBusters! Until Next year!
Ammi & Peter's Wedding - Sept. 22, 2012:
Attended an EPIC wedding celebration in Dallas, TX.
HUGE congrats for the fun loving couple on their big day!!
SARA Night Launch: Oct. 13, 2012
Could not have asked for a better night, calm winds and temperatures in the 70's!
Always great to see all the night rockets adorned with LEDs and glow sticks!
GHS 2012 weekend: 10/27-28/2012
Back from GHS! Caught up with old friends, met some new ones and saw many launches.
On the AZRT member front: Roy's Bad Altitude flew straight, but suffered separation. Kris' Flamin' Squat was literally flaming due to a plugged nozzle. Joyce's Sqweesh Meh turned into a squished mosquito due to an really late ejection charge.
AZRT Build: Nov. 10, 2012
Everyone was back in the shop this weekend and we got to play with some new chutes!
AZRT Build: Dec. 1, 2012
Everyone was back in the shop after a brief hiatus for Thanksgiving.
AZRT Build: Dec. 8, 2012
It was snowing in the shop today!!!
AZRT Build: Dec. 16, 2012
Pseudo Dry fit today!
AZRT Build: Dec. 22, 2012
Last Build of 2012 - Dry fit for the Mosquito & Mean Machine!!!
HAPPY NEW YEAR & Holidays from JPChan Photography!
It has been quite a busy 2012, but looking forward to what 2013 has to bring!
AZRT Build: Jan. 5, 2013
After all of the Holiday festivities have come & gone, it was back to the shop for more on the Mosquito & Mean Machine!
AZRT Build: Jan. 12, 2013
Mozzy Ebay build session.
AZRT Build: Jan. 19, 2013
Short Build: entertained a guest in the shop, finished Mean Mach ebay, & prepped the Patriot Launcher for retirement
Photos - http://fotos.nahcpj.com/kc_mm2012/01192013
Video - http://youtu.be/595vh_d7s0w
AZRT Launcher Retirement Party: Jan. 20, 2013
Patriot Battery Retirement Party - pix & video coming soon!
Photos - http://fotos.nahcpj.com/rockets/azrt/2013/retire
SARA Launch: Jan. 20, 2013 - First Launch of the year!
Congrats to the newly L2 cert fliers!
AZRT Build: Feb. 2, 2013
Entertained guests in the shop & prepped the Mean Mach ebay for ejection testing; started 3rd project.
AZRT Build: Feb. 9, 2013
Started painting, and performed ejection testing for both Mean Mach & Mozzy.
SARA Launch: Feb. 23, 2013
Congrats for the newly certed L1 & L2 fliers! (Few teasers are up, rest will be uploaded through out the week, please stay tuned!)
AZRT Build: Feb. 16, 2013
Continued painting Mozzy, finished off sanding Mean Mach & ebay wiring.
AZRT Build: Mar. 9, 2013
Finishing touches on the Mozzy & Mean Mach.
AZRT Build: Mar. 16, 2013
Prep for SARA's Desert Heat.
AZRT Build: Apr. 20, 2013
After a brief hiatus, the team reconvened to do a post mortem of the Mean Mach & Mini Mozzy, start work on the Scrambler.
Spring Blast 2013: Apr. 27, 2013
Congrats to AZRT's newly L3 certified member, Earle C!
Pictures will be uploaded through out the week! Please stay tuned! =)
NOLA 2013: May 2013
Attended my middle school friend's Law School Graduation from Tulane University; got to hear the honarable Dali Lama speak!!
First time to the French Quarter and seeing life in NOLA!
Esther & Will's Wedding - June 15, 2013:
Attended a wedding celebration in St. Louis, MO.
Tid bit from the trip, in the midst of their reception, the lights went out due to a huge storm passing through and the couple were cool as a cucumber while waiting for the generators to kick in!
HUGE congrats for the fun loving couple on their big day!!
Drew & Viv's Wedding - July 13, 2013:
Attended an epic wedding celebration filled with a live band & music in San Francisco, CA.
HUGE congrats to my pseudo-big bro and his new bride on their big day!!
AIRFEST19 - Weekend: Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2013
Wrapped up AIRFEST19 weekend with both successes and lessons learned.
It was great seeing old faces and meeting new ones!
THANK YOU, KLOUDBUSTERS!!!
SARA Launch: Sept. 22, 2013
SARA Launch: Oct. 12, 2013
SARA Night Launch: Oct. 19, 2013
AZRT Build: Nov. 30, 2013
2014: HAPPY NEW YEAR & Holidays from JPChan Photography!
It has been quite a busy 2013, but looking forward to what 2014 has to bring!
Been doing some back uploading of photos from the last quarter of 2013.
AZRT Build: Jan. 4, 2014
Happy New Year! With the holiday festivities having come and gone, AZRT was back at it in the shop.
We have 5 projects build projects going on concurrently. Gonna be a crazy year!
AZRT Build: Jan. 11, 2014
This week, greenhorn's dad managed to get some time off and came down to hang out at the shop.
AZRT Build: Jan. 18, 2014
Small group this weekend, but got a lot done.
SARA Launch: Jan. 19, 2014
First launch of the new year for SARA!
SARA Launch: Feb. 15, 2104
Had a great launch on a toasty Saturday!
SARA: Jan. 25, 2015
First launch of the year! Got to catch up with several old friends!
Had several HPR flights and SARA held their annual e-board elections!
Couldn't ask for better weather and temps! Welcome SPRING!! Pictures to be uploaded through out the week!
AZRT Build: Mar. 14, 2015:
Happy PIE Day! AZRT celebrated with pie at lunch and then added some finishing touches to the Satelight Killer, before loading it into Jay's truck and prepping for Springfest! Joyce got her final weights for her project and also packed it up.
Stay tuned for updates from this weekend!
SPRINGFEST: Mar. 21-22, 2015
SARA Desert Heat: April 2, 2016