Easter Egg Loft
Big Ears 2021 Easter Egg Loft Rocket Competition
At the first 2021 launch we will be holding an Easter Egg Loft Competition for those with rockets they built for last year or those who can build one quickly. It will be a flight duration event (from launch to landing), where the decorated raw egg must survive for the flight to qualify.
There will be 2 classes, Juniors (up to and including 16 years of age) and Seniors (anyone else).
- Maximum weight 280g
- Any motor combination not exceeding 20NS. (D class or below)
- Parachute must not exceed 18” (45cm) maximum diameter of skirt
- Body must consist of, all or in part, some portion of a Pringles snack tube, which must be structurally involved
- There is no minimum or maximum length
- Apart from the Pringle tube part, there is no restriction on construction materials as long as they are safe.
- Duration will be as recorded by an independent timer
- The payload must survive for flight to be valid
- The winner will be the person whose flight time from launch to landing is the longest
- There will be one winner for each class
60g 45mm diameter x 60mm long mass object
Pringle Body Tube
Length (without the metal base) 21.9cm
(You do not need to use the complete length)
Coupler (made from Pringle Tube)
Nose Cone (Klima 75mm)
Shoulder OD 7.26cm