Archive for June, 2019

Model Rocketry – June 22, 2019

Jun 22 2019

The Mean Machine mid-power (E-size engine) rocket launch today used the BBA launch controller and igniter. An onboard camera provides a good…

Citabria Update – June 17, 2019

Jun 17 2019

Last year I used the grass strip at CNF4 (Lindsay) for initial tailwheel training but right now much of it is closed…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – June 15, 2019

Jun 15 2019

Sanded the left fuselage side and added 30 degree lines for fibre orientation. Cut UNI-Directional cloth to size. Ran short of cloth…

A Reusable & Reliable Igniter!

Jun 14 2019

This igniter replaces the unreliable standard model rocket igniters and sits on the ground beside your rocket. The igniter is used in…

Our Launch Controller is now available !

Jun 14 2019

Our new launch controller is for E powered rockets and smaller when using standard model rocket igniters. When combined with the reusable…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – June 14, 2019

Jun 14 2019

Trimmed the fiberglass edges around the right fuselage side with the Dremel tool. Sanded the fiberglass flush with the edges. Sanded the…

Hybrid Rocket Ignition -Mixture Testing

Jun 12 2019

Testing various mixtures to determine the best combination to use for igniting our hybrid rocket engines. Here is a short video demonstrating…

Citabria Update – June 7, 2019

Jun 07 2019

Solo circuits tonight with x-wind practice before starting to train a new tailwheel student. Join me for some laps around the field…

Citabria Update – June 6, 2019

Jun 06 2019

After some inspections and minor maintenance in May completed and some good weather arriving today, we were able to fly some circuit…

Go Team STM-CanadaSat

Jun 03 2019

St. Thomas More Collegiate, an independent school in Burnaby, B.C, will be the first Canadian high school team ever to fly a…