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  • Water Rocket flies to 1752 feet (534m)

    1,403,565 views 1 year ago
    This is a highlights video of our high pressure water rocket called Dark Shadow flown at "Thunda Down Under" in Westmar, Queensland on 13th and 15th March 2015.
    The video shows the 3 flights flown over that weekend as we progressively increased the pressure.

    For a full flight report please visit:
    http://www.AirCommandRocket...

    For a detailed build log of this rocket please see:
    http://www.AirCommandRocket...

    For more info on the event please see:
    http://thunda.com.au Show less
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      • 1 week ago
      • 4,683 views
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      • 4 weeks ago
      • 6,370 views
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      • 2 months ago
      • 3,573 views
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      • 2 months ago
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      • 3 months ago
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    • How To Measure Altitude of your rocket - Duration: 8 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 2,754 views
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      Altimeters from Jolly Logic:
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    • Oobleck in Water Rockets - Duration: 4 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 155,658 views
      What happens when you put Oobleck (Cornstarch and water) in a water rocket? Will it fly? Will it just sit there?

      For full flight report visit: http://www.AirCommandRockets.com/day173.htm

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    • How much water to use in a water rocket - Duration: 4 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 18,821 views
      How much water should you put in a water rocket?
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      For more information on the precise amount please see:
      http://www.aircommandrockets.com/wate...
    • High Pressure Launcher for water rockets - Duration: 5 minutes, 25 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 9,995 views
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      For more details please visit:
      http://www.aircommandrockets.com/dark_sha...
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      • 8 months ago
      • 9,602 views
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      • 11 months ago
      • 24,936 views
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      • 11 months ago
      • 16,122 views
      Highlights from NSWRA's Mullaley HPR launch in September 2015.
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