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25.05.2010

New Nike Smoke Scale Kit From Madcow Rocketry

Madcow Rocketry is proud to announce the new 2.6” Nike Smoke to it’s Lightweight Fiberglass Rocket Kit Series. The kit features a lightweight scale fiberglass nose cone, fiberglass airframe and motor tube, G10 fins and centering rings, and a cut vinyl decal.  The recovery system, which includes a rip-stop nylon chute and flameproof chute protector, is optional for flyers who already own...[more]

Category: Market

19.05.2010

New Company Checkered Flag Models Announces First Product

Checkered Flag Models, a new 2010 LLC based in Michigan, USA, introduces its first product: The Rocket Rack is a storage and staging system for model rockets in the A-G motor range. It comes in two levels of kit form. The Base rack provides rocketeers the ability to store their rockets at home to prevent damage as well as prepare their rockets for flight and keep them on the Rocket Rack until...[more]

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16.05.2010

Free Rocket Propulsion Analysis Tool Released

LPRE.DE announces the release of a new version of Rocket Propulsion Analysis (RPA), a free tool for analysis of liquid propellant rocket engines.The main features of the program are: - Robust, proven and industry-accepted Gibbs free energy minimization approach used to obtain the combustion composition- Analysis of nozzle flows with shifting and frozen chemical equilibrium- Optimisation of...[more]

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24.04.2010

New Rocket Science Book

Rocket Science and Spaceflight

A new book about rocket science has been published by Scottish rocketeer Rick Newlands: On 182 pages, basic rocketry science is covered as well as technical issues. The book entitled Rocket Science and Spaceflight for Young Rocketeers is aimed to readers from 14 years old to adults. It is illustrated with a lot of diagrams and photographs and contains a chapter about building a first model...[more]

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26.03.2010

Model Rocketry Projects Book Published

American author Mario Perdue published his new book Seize the Sky: A Builder's Guide to Model Rocketry.  On 244 pages, the book includes several articles such as building techniques and shows different rocketry projects, e.g. scale rockets like the Saturn V, Mercury Redstone or Vostock. The book is available in Europe from our bookshop.[more]

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24.03.2010

AeroTech Metalstorm "Sparky" Motors Certified

In the USA, the new AeroTech Metalstorm engines using "sparky" propellant were certified. Due to a manufacturers announcement, this includes one single use and three reload kits. The new motors are the 29 X 124 mm single-use HP-G75M, which will be sold in 4, 7 and 10 second delay times, and three RMS™ reload kits, the 38/360 H170M-14A, the 38/720 J340M-14A and the 54/1706 K540M-14A....[more]

Category: Market

14.03.2010

New Estes 2010 Catalog

Estes Industries recently published the new catalog for 2010. The PDF file contains 48 pages and is available electronically. The new catalog includes some re-released Estes classical and some new skill level 1 and RFT-kits. It is the first catalog published after 2008, since 2009 there was no issued released. For download, please visit the Estes website or our library.[more]

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