35 second BPM5 burn

On October 10th 2016 we put our BPM5 engine through the longest burn to date. In 35 seconds it provided a total impulse of 180.000 Ns. On the data overlay pressures are given in bar, Read more…

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Junque in armor

Since the last time I wrote about the cheap cameras from China, locally known as CCC (Chinese Crap Camera), I’ve been tinkering to get something sensible out of the small buggers. The footage we have Read more…

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Helium versus nitrogen

Dear readers, As described in the latest blog, we performed five engine tests on Sunday October 10th. One of the goals of the tests was to determine whether we can use nitrogen as pressurising gas Read more…

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New record!

Dear readers, Our friends from Singapore visited this past weekend. Their project has reached a stage where we are able to test one of their engines. Our friends from the far east are not keen Read more…

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