Experimental 2400 lbs thrust solid fuel rocket motor static test

Successful static test of a 152mm (6 inch) diameter rocket motor. 49907 nsec total impulse (P7371). 2400 lbs. max thrust. 1656 lbs average thrust. Burn time 6.76 sec. Burn rate .24 in/sec. Isp 235. June 17, 2005 Black Rock Desert, Nevada. Normal speed video followed by video slowed to 1/4 speed. Thermite igniter brings motor up to pressure almost instantly. Motor was undamaged by firing, reloaded and flown a few months later.

Author aeroexperimental
Duration 52 seconds
Rating Best

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