Engine Testing Notices


R87 New Motor Certifications 6 Dec 2002

The following motors have been certified by NAR Standards & Testing for general use as high power rocket motors effective December 2, 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 (54-1050 casing):
            J357WW-P   (1000 Newton-seconds total impulse, 548.1 grams propellant mass)

        54mm x 492mm (54-1750 casing):
            K570WW-P  (1700 Newton-seconds total impulse, 914.6 grams propellant mass)

        54mm x 728mm (54-2550 casing):
            K975WW-P-SM  (2450 Newton-seconds total impulse, 1357.3 grams propellant mass)

    Propellant Key:
    GG = Green Gorilla
    WW = White Wolf
    SM = Produces 10 to 15 seconds of smoke after burnout

Jim Cook,
Secretary for NAR Standards & Testing

Jack Kane,

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