Engine Testing Notices


R88 New Motor Certifications 12 Mar 2003

The following motors have been certified by NAR Standards & Testing for general use as high power rocket motors effective January 20, 2003. 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):
           J370GG-P   (1040 Newton-seconds total impulse, 598.3 grams propellant mass)

        54mm x 403mm (54-1400 casing):
            K475WW-P  (1400 Newton-seconds total impulse, 728.6 grams propellant mass)
            K530GG-P  (1410 Newton-seconds total impulse, 796.7 grams propellant mass)

        54mm x 728mm (54-2550 casing):
           K1075GG-P-SM   (2400 Newton-seconds total impulse, 1399.9 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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