Category Archive for "Propulsion System R&D"

Propulsion System R&D – November 17, 2017

Nov 18 2017

The team met in the Cobourg workshop to progress the planning and design efforts for our integrated propulsion system development program.

A rainy Sunday at CYPQ

Oct 29 2017

Checking out if a National 490-C parachute will fit well in the front of the Citabria. Unfortunately it positions the front pilot…

Integrated Propulsion System Update – August 6, 2017

Aug 06 2017

Setup for Test Hyb-C A small hole was drilled into the combustion chamber side of the cylinder. Wires for the spark gap…

Integrated Propulsion System Update – July 16, 2017

Jul 16 2017

Click on the test headings for the video clips… The purpose of the Hyb-B test series is to develop a dependable ignition system…

Integrated Propulsion System Update – July 8, 2017

Jul 08 2017

Click on the test headings for the video clips… Test Hyb-B-1 Test spark gap igniter at 4.8V and 1A. Test Hyb-B-2 Test…

Integrated Propulsion System Update – May 13, 2017

May 14 2017

Test:Hyb-A Purpose : To gain basic skills and knowledge associated with handling N2O and paraffin by demonstrating the combustion reaction between this…

Integrated Propulsion System Update – May 7, 2017

May 07 2017

For upcoming hybrid rocket testing (Hyb-A-1), the paraffin rocket motor was secured to a test stand using two clamps and the nitrous oxide cartridge was…

Integrated Propulsion System Update – April 29, 2017

Apr 29 2017

Today two small solid rocket motors were manufactured.  These motors will be used for initial proof of concept ground testing (Hyb-A-1). The purpose of this…

Integrated Propulsion System Kickoff

Apr 23 2017

This weekend we met to kickoff our integrated propulsion system research program to demonstrate that a small 4-seater rocket plane can take off…