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Honest Eagle First Flight

The first flight of the HONEST EAGLE took place on Thursday, 08 August 2019 at Lucerne Dry Lake, CA.  The vehicle was powered by an Aerotech I280DM rocket motor.  A delay charge of 10 seconds was selected based on flight simulation results.  The vehicle was rail-launched.

The following is a video of the lift-off courtesy of Scott Robb Videos:    Click Here to View Launch Video

Boost was absolutely vertical with little induced roll.  Peak altitude as recorded by the onboard altimeter was 2,653 feet AGL.