Model Rocket Motors

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Specific Impulse - Examples - Model Rocketry
... Specific impulse is also used to measure performance in model rocket motors ... values for specific impulses for several of their rocket motors Estes Industries is a large, well-known American seller of model rocket components ... The specific impulse for these model rocket motors is much lower than for many other rocket motors because the manufacturer uses black powder propellant and emphasizes ...
Model Rocket Motors
... Most small model rocket motors are single-use engines, with cardboard bodies and lightweight molded ceramic nozzles, ranging in impulse class from fractional A to G ... Model rockets generally use commercially manufactured black powder motors ... These motors are tested and certified by the National Association of Rocketry, the Tripoli Rocketry Association (TRA) or the Canadian Association of Rocketry (CAR) ...

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