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Bob Yanecek

December 3, 2003

TRA #1292 Certified November 1990

NAR #79405 Certified Level 1 June 2001

Flew my first rocket as part of a 5'th grade science project.
Continued sporadically with just about everything D powered and lower.

Worked as a Design Specialist performing Missile Systems testing and Flight Analysis on the Navy's Standard Missile (SM1 BLK V & VI and SM2 BLK I, II, III, IV, & IVA (aka LEAP for Lightweight Exoatmospheric Projectile)). My primary area of expertise was the SM-2 Block II Extended Range Terrier version.

Became introduced to high power in the late 80's.

Regularly attended Octoberfest, Winterfest, Springfest, and Summerfest launches at Lucerne until 1993. During that time, I was flying disposable nozzless H impulse motors and early vintage reloadable K motors. My certification flight was a minimum diameter plugged K445 motor with a homebuilt 555 based timer for ejection. Moved to Spokane in 1993.

Flew scratch built C, D, and G powered vehicles on an occasional basis.

Found out about SPARC in July 2000 and haven't missed a launch since. Current focus is to exercise the upper regions of SPARC's wonderful waiver.

Posted by terry at December 3, 2003 4:14 PM

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