The Blue Baboon

Flying perhaps the last of the Animal Motor Works’ N4000 Blue Baboon motors, our carbon-fiber Mongoose98XL roared to Mach 2.5 with a beautiful 10' plume.

 

The fiberglass bay has add-on GPS streaming and an RF tracking beacon in addition to the usual redundant avionics computers and CO2 parachute-deployment cartridges.

 

Here is the video compilation (HD version).

 

Or you can see the photos that follow...

 

 

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Taken on October 2, 2011