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Boomerang Gen 2 Low-Altitude Ballooning

Boomerang Gen 2 Low-Altitude Ballooning

We did a low-altitude ballooning test flight of our Generation 2 Boomerang system back in July in the Alvord Desert.  The test flight was a proof of concept for the Boomerang system.  We performed a series of maneuvers to demonstrate float stability and rapid vertical rate changes. Because there is no relative wind noise, one can hear the sound of vent valve, the ballast release mechanism, and the sound of our chase car.

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