Engine Testing Notices


R84 New Motor Certifications 29 Aug 2002

The following motors have been certified by NAR Standards & Testing for general use as high power rocket motors effective August 25, 2002. They will not be certified for NAR contest use as they are not model rocket motors.

The following are reloadable motors, certified only with the indicated size casings and manufacturer supplied nozzles, end closures, delays (or smoke devices), and propellant slugs.

    Animal Motor Works:
        54mm x 326mm:
            J450ST-P (1070 Newton-seconds total impulse, 533.1 grams propellant mass)

        54mm x 492mm:
            K950ST-P (1860 Newton-seconds total impulse, 887.4 grams propellant mass)

        75mm x 497mm:
            L777WW-P-SM (3140 Newton-seconds total impulse, 1762.3 grams propellant mass)

    Propellant Key:
    GG = Green Gorilla
    ST = Super Tiger
    WW = White Wolf
    SM = Produces 10 to 15 seconds of smoke after burnout
    P = Plugged Motor

Jim Cook,
Secretary for NAR Standards & Testing

Jack Kane,

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