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    Quote Originally Posted by MK27 View Post
    Wow, I am surprised you are allowed to do that without some kind of licence or something. Guarranteed Homeland Security has "these guy's" addresses and such

    The cashmere/redneck beerkeg launch that youtube throws up at the end is pretty great.
    IIRC anything over a K needs a flight plan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK27 View Post
    Wow, I am surprised you are allowed to do that without some kind of licence or something. Guarranteed Homeland Security has "these guy's" addresses and such
    Two of the guys have federal explosives licenses and so they can build pretty much whatever they want. Although in this case since the propellant is not a high explosive, I don't think any license was required.

    You do have to get clearance from the FAA to fly over 10,000 feet, but the beer keg rocket didn't go that high. I think it was somewhere around 6,000 feet.
    Code:
    //try
    //{
    	if (a) do { f( b); } while(1);
    	else   do { f(!b); } while(1);
    //}

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