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PHOTO 99-- Flight C-35 : August 18, 1984

Back to aluminum fins for this flight.
The fin profile was changed to have a slight forward sweep in order to reduce the likelihood of bending at touchdown.
The C-400 motor was once again used to power this rocket. A new motor head with different attachment bolts was being used for this flight. After the previous flight, it was discovered that the head suffered severe bending due to the high chamber pressure, and significant gas seepage had resulted...

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