Re: Altimeter from Estes Rockets!
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Saw this today in the LHS> 31 bux, an Estes model rocket kit, ARF, the
> has a miniature electronic altimeter with direct LCD readout in feet or
> Looks neat for putting in a 2-meter glider.
It's not really an altimeter. It's a timer. It starts when the nose cone
and streamer ejects, turns off when it hits the ground and converts the
time into feet. And it's not very accurate or reliable.
NAR #12081, TRA #1795 L3
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