UK Rocketry Altitude Records

Class

Altitude

Rocket Name

Name or Team

Motor Total Impulse

Airframe diameter


Rocket mass


Date


Location


Altitude verification method

A-class

469 ft

(143m)

Lightning

(Scratchbuilt)

Matt Escott

A3-4T

Estes

(Piston Launched)

18mm to 13mm

0.71" to 0.51"

34.1g GLOW

16th August 2013

IRW,

Fairlie Moor

PerfectFlite APRA Altimeter

361 ft

(110m)

Insurrection

(Scratchbuilt)

Mark Field

(PARS)

A6-4

Quest

18mm

0.71"

33g GLOW

23rd Septemebr 2007

Roundshaw Open Space,

Croydon

Pico P1 Altimeter

281 ft

(85m)

King Rabbit

(Modified Kit)

Hope Waters

(EARS)

A8-3

Estes

25mm

0.984"

44g GLOW

2nd April, 2006

EARS,

Cambridgeshire

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

256 ft

(78m)

Dragonfly I

(???)

Ady Waters

(EARS)

A8-3

Estes

18mm

0.71"

??g
GLOW

7th Sept, 2008

EARS,

Cambridgeshire

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

B-class

975 ft

(295m)

Scratchbuilt

Andrew Lee

(Black Knights)

B6-6

Estes

-

-

-

-

May 2005

Milson,

Worcestershire

PicoAlt LO3 Altimeter

690 ft

(209m)

Devils Nightmare

(Modified Kit)

Troy Tobias- Waters

(EARS)

B6-6

Estes

25mm

0.984"

49g GLOW

2nd April, 2006

EARS,

Cambridgeshire

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

D-class

2800 ft

(849m)

Scratchbuilt

Jonathan Lee

(Black Knights)

D12-7

Estes

25mm

0.984"

-

-

February 2005

Milson,

Worcestershire

PicoAlt LO3 Altimeter

2339 ft

(709m)

Scratchbuilt

Jonathan Lee

(Black Knights)

D12-7

Estes

25mm

0.984"

-

-

March 2005

EARS,

Cambridgeshire

PicoAlt LO3 Altimeter

1788 ft

(542m)

X-1

(Scratchbuilt)

Phil Charlesworth

(FOG)

D12-7

Estes

25mm

0.984"

35g

March 2005

FOG, Redwick,

South Wales

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

E-class

2982 ft

(908m)

MC-1

(Scratchbuilt)

Michael Cain

(CROCK)

E9

Estes

24.7mm

117.5g GLOW

8th April, 2007

CROCK

Kent,

Perfectflite Alt-15K Altimeter

1781 ft

(543m)

Lightning Bolt

(Scratchbuilt)

Daniel Goldsmith

(PARS)

E9-8

Estes

25.5mm

1.004"

150g GLOW

85g Dry

30th Sept, 2006

UKRA 2006,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

1763 ft

(537m)

WOWROC

(Scratchbuilt)

Oliver Neil Smith

(PARS)

E9-8

Estes

25.5mm

1.004"

140g GLOW

75g Dry

12th March, 2006

CROCK,

Kent

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

F-class

4368 ft

MC-1a

(Scratchbuilt)

Michael Cain

(CROCK)

F-25

Aerotech

RMS

29mm

241g

GLOW

Sept 2007

CROCK,

Perfectflite alt15k Altimeter

3337 ft

WT4

(Scratchbuilt)

Marcus Lauder

(MARS)

F-22

Aerotech

RMS

29mm

280g

GLOW

July 2007

Lake Jean, NV,

USA

LDRS 26

Perfectflite alt15k Altimeter

2643 ft

(801m)

How F'ing High?

(Scratchbuilt)

Iain Banks

(CROCK)

F-25W

Aerotech

Single Use

1.2"

29mm

340g / 12oz

Dry

November 2003

CROCK,

Kent

Perfectflite MiniAlt Altimeter

G-class

5447 ft

(1660m)

MC-5

Michael Cain

Aerotech G75

29mm

1.2"

June 2010

Big EARS 2 2010,

Cambridgeshire

R-DAS Altimeter /
Accelerometer

5407 ft

(1648 m)

MC-3

(Scratchbuilt)

Michael Cain

(EARS)

G-75

Aerotech

29mm

1.2"

 

May 2009

Big EARS

Elsworth, Cambridgshire

AED R-DAS Tiny Flight Computer

 

4226 ft

(1288 m)

St
George II

(Scratchbuilt)

Ady Waters

(EARS)

G-69

Pro-38

1-grain

42mm

1.5"

 

July 2005

LOBster LARF,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

G-Wiz LC Deluxe 800 Altimeter /
Accelerometer

Traxa Tracker

H-class

7979 ft

(2418m)

Way of the Dragon

(Scratchbuilt)

Ben Jarvis

(MARS)

H-153

244 Ns

Pro-38

2-grain

38mm

1.5"

600g Dry

June 2004

UKRA 2004,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

Traxa RF beacon

7326 ft

(2220m)

St
George II

(Scratchbuilt)

Ady Waters

(EARS)

H-153

244 Ns

Pro-38

2-grain

42mm

1.5"

June 2005

UKRA 2005,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

G-Wiz LC Deluxe 800 Altimeter /
Accelerometer

Traxa RF beacon

6941 ft

(2103m)

Hellfire II

(Scratchbuilt)

Ady Waters

(EARS)

H-153

244 Ns

Pro-38

2-grain

38mm

1.5"

510g Dry

May 2004

Big EARS,

Cambridgeshire

G-Wiz LC Deluxe 800 Altimeter /
Accelerometer

Traxa RF beacon

I-class

9199 ft

(2788m)

Thrust III

(Scratch Built)

Ady Waters

(EARS)

I-350SS

601 Ns

5-grain

Pro-38

2"

54mm

Dry

June 2005

UKRA 2005,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

Traxa RF Beacon

8937 ft

(2724m)

I
am Darticus

(Scratch Built)

Hugh Gemmell

(SRA)

I-350SS

601 Ns

5-grain

Pro-38

1.6"

42mm

760g Dry

11
June 2005

UKRA 2005,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

G-Wiz LC Deluxe 800 Altimeter /
Accelerometer

8770 ft

(2658m)

Thrust HPR

(Scratch Built)

Ady Waters

(EARS)

I-350SS

601 Ns

5-grain

Pro-38

2"

54mm

998g

Dry

June 2004

UKRA 2004,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

G-Wiz LC Deluxe 800 Altimeter /
Accelerometer

Traxa RF Beacon

J-class

12,234ft

(3729m)

I
am Darticus

(Scratch Built)

Hugh Gemmell

(SRA)

J-570W

1080 Ns

(38/1080)

Aerotech

42mm

1.5"

June 2006

UKRA 2006,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

G-Wiz LC Deluxe 800 Altimeter /
Accelerometer

Traxa RF Beacon

11,117ft

(3369m)

Thrust III SSR

(Scratch Built)

Ady Waters

(EARS)

J-330

765 Ns

Pro-38

6-grain

42mm

1.5"

Dec 2005

EARS,

Elsworth,

Cambridgeshire

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

Traxa RF Beacon

10,840ft

(3285m)

Thrust III SSR

(Scratch Built)

Ady Waters

(EARS)

J-360

800 Ns

Pro-38

6-grain

42mm

1.5"

July 2005

LOBster LARF,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

Perfectflite Alt15K Altimeter

Traxa RF Beacon

K-class

19462ft

(5932m)

Mongoose 54

(??)

Pete Williams

CROCK

K590

1336.5Ns

Pro-54

Cesaroni

54mm

2"

 

Sept 2008

Balls 17,

Nevada,

USA

RDAS Tiny Altimeter

17,010ft

(5155m)

Shock Value

(Modified kit)

Pete Williams

CROCK

K660-6G

2437 Ns

Pro-54

Cesaroni

54mm

2"

 

June 2006

UKRA 2006,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

AED Compact R-DAS Flight Computer

Traxa RF Beacon

16,664ft

(5050m)

Shock Value

(Modified kit)

Pete Williams

CROCK

K570

5-grain

Pro-54

54mm

2"

 

June 2005

UKRA 2005,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

AED Compact R-DAS Flight Computer

Traxa RF Beacon

15,758ft

(4775m)

Wave Er

(Scratchbuilt)

Gary Meakin

SPASE

K660

2437 Ns

6-grain

pro-54

Cesaroni

54mm

2"

3.75kg GLOW

1.8kg Dry

Sept 2005

K-Lob 2005,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

Perfectflite MiniAlt

Traxa RF Beacon

L-class

18,863ft

(5716m)

SPASE-002

(Scratchbuilt)

SPASE

L-1115

5015Ns

5-grain

Pro-75

82mm

10.11kg

GLOW

5.71kg

Dry

Sept 2005

K-Lob,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

AED Compact R-DAS Flight Computer 1

AED Compact R-DAS Flight Computer 2

Perfectflite MiniAlt

Altitrac

Marshall RF Beacon

15,433ft

(4677m)

Concept-75

(Kit)

Pete Williams

L800

3-grain

3757 Ns

Pro-75

Cesaroni

82mm

3"

September 2005

K-Lob,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

AED Compact R-DAS Flight Computer

Traxa RF Beacon

14,563ft

(4413m)

SPASE-001

(Scratchbuilt)

SPASE

L-850

82mm

3"

8.92kg

GLOW

5.25kg

Dry

27th September 2003

K-Lob,

Heckington,

Lincolnshire

AED Compact R-DAS Flight Computer

G-Wiz LC Deluxe

M-class

15,961 ft

(4865m)

Phobos-3

(Scratchbuilt)

MARS

M-1250SM

5600 Ns

79mm

7
kg

15.4 lbs

1st October 2000

Nevada,

U.S.A.

Black Sky Research ALTACC Altimeter / Accelerometer

14,403 ft

(4365m)

Ginguar must Roar

(Scratchbuilt)

Cath Bashford

(MARS)

M-1900

Blue Baboon

102mm

4"

September 2004

Nevada,

U.S.A.

AED Compact R-DAS Flight Computer

14029 ft

(4276m)

Black Thunder

(Scratchbuilt)

Mark Smallman

????

CTI M1400

6248 Ns

104mm

4"

??
kg

?? lbs

Sept 2008

Balls 17, Nevada,

U.S.A.

RRC2 and MiniAlt 45 Altimeters

14,006 ft

(4244m)

Transient Glory

(Scratchbuilt)

Ben Jarvis

(MARS)

M-2240

5950 Ns

104mm

4"

8
kg

17.6 lbs

August 1998

Nevada,

U.S.A.

IAX-96 Altimeter / Accelerometer