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Old 05-19-2020, 08:32 AM
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Developmental static test today of a new 18mm diameter C15-8W Q-Jet™ motor. We announced the White Lightning™ Q-Jets at NARCON in Tucson in early March. This motor will be as close to 10.0 N-sec total impulse as possible. A 'D'-impulse version (a D20W) in the same 18mm casing has also been tested at ~14 N-sec. Final delay tests and submittal for certification will be completed soon!
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Old 05-19-2020, 09:44 AM
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Are there any plans for longer casing versions for full D and mid E motors? Thanks. Congrats.

On a related note does AT have a slower burning propellant that would provide similar or slightly lower average thrust levels in extended motors and incidentally allow similar throats to be used?
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We're not yet ready to discuss plans for products not already announced.

Yes to the second question.

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Are there any plans for longer casing versions for full D and mid E motors? Thanks. Congrats.

On a related note does AT have a slower burning propellant that would provide similar or slightly lower average thrust levels in extended motors and incidentally allow similar throats to be used?
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Sounds interesting.
New 18mm SU choices are always a good thing.
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Sounds interesting.
New 18mm SU choices are always a good thing.


This is very interesting. I REALLY like the existing C12s but having more choices is a good thing, as GH just noted.

I can think of a bunch of models that would work great on a projected C15-6W.
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Turns out that some customers apparently do not care much for the Black Max propellant exhaust effects. The White Lightning exhaust should be at least as exciting as black powder.

The motors will weigh slightly less, since WL has a higher Isp and lower density.

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This is very interesting. I REALLY like the existing C12s but having more choices is a good thing, as GH just noted.

I can think of a bunch of models that would work great on a projected C15-6W.
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