The latter, while also non-professional, might better be called "Obsession Rockets": The effect states that moving air will have a lower pressure than the still air around it. This prize will consist of 3 ounces of gold or the monetary equivalent going to the next amateur team launching a vehicle to a height in excess of kilometers.. Yes, you can And Don't call me Shirley! And if you go cheap, performance suffers.
Supersonic Rocket - Mach My Day!
The drum beat steadily until this "politically correct" message was firmly imbedded in the minds of all rocketeers, fire marshals and government officials. Measured in N-sec or Lb-sec. Simulations said I could get a little more speed with a tailcone, because the blunt rear end of something moving through the air creates lots of drag. But when you start swinging it, it's no longer moving linearly, but being constrained to a circle. More importantly, the motor often provides the parachute ejection charge, and if you've got no chute, you just destroyed your rocket. National Fire Protection Association. Not so obviously, it needs to be light enough to go that fast.
CP Technologies Amateur Rocketry
Now the finish coat will actually stick! The best source of information and help online is the arocket forum. Just because it's aerodynamic doesn't mean it can't look cool, too! Hypergolic Fuel and oxidizer ignite spontaneously upon contact. Sending a rocket to Mach 1 is much less complicated A rocket that power prangs q.
See also "Hyperterminal Velocity". As the altitude requirements go up, so do the costs of buying large rocket motors off the shelf. The other shows my rocket on the pad. Links you may find of use: This is a deviation from the kit instructions.