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12/30/2019
AeroTech Releases New O5280X-PS 98mm High-Power DMS™ Single-Use Rocket Motor
AeroTech is pleased to announce the Tripoli certification of the O5280X-PS, a new 98mm DMS Disposable Motor System™ single-use rocket motor that produces the highest certified total impulse of any 98mm rocket motor ever sold to the sport rocketry market.

The O5280X-PS (P/N 15528P) motor uses AeroTech’s high-Isp Propellant X™ to produce an exceptionally high total impulse, accompanied by a bright white flame with a moderate amount of smoke. The motor delivers 22,223 N-sec of total impulse in 4.4 seconds making it ideal for extreme high-altitude attempts (including two-stage flights to the edge of outer space!) and sport flights in heavy weight rockets. The O5280X-PS is a “plugged” motor that produces tracking smoke only, and cannot be configured with an integral ejection charge. Rockets using 75 and 98mm DMS motors must utilize an electronically-activated recovery system.

The O5280X-PS may be purchased by L3 certified consumers 18 years of age or older. The O5280X-PS ships with a FirstFire™ initiator and carries a suggested retail price of $1,999.99.

O5280X-PS

Diameter: 3.875” (98mm)

Length: 55.44”

Propellant: Propellant X

Total impulse: 22,223 N-sec (4,996 lb.-sec)

Burn time: 4.4 sec

Peak thrust: 1,461 lbs. (6,499 N)

Delay time: N/A (plugged)

Propellant wt.: 9,779 grams (21.56 lb.)

Loaded wt.: 15,345 grams (33.83 lb.)

The O5280X-PS DMS motor features a filament-wound fiberglass casing, a glass-reinforced composite phenolic nozzle and a machined aluminum bulkhead with a built-in 3/8-16 thread for a matching eye bolt. The O5280X-PS motor is configured with a removeable, threaded fiberglass thrust ring. Thrust rings on DMS motors are designed to fit standard motor retainers. All DMS motors ship with a FirstFire or FirstFire Jr.TM initiator. The O5280X-PS is sold in kit form for shipping purposes and requires a specific build process that must be followed precisely for proper and safe operation. All necessary adhesives and instructions are included.

The DMS motor design is protected under U.S. patent no. 9,416,753 B2 and other patents pending. TRA certification documents, DMS motor instructions and a data sheet containing information for the entire DMS line are available for download in PDF format from the Resource Library on the AeroTech website at http://www.aerotech-rocketry.com.

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12/30/2019
AeroTech Releases New M2050X-PS 75mm High-Power RMS™ Reload Kit for RMS-75/5120 Hardware
AeroTech is pleased to announce the Tripoli certification of a new 75mm RMS™ Reloadable Motor System™ rocket motor reload kit, with a big benefit for the growing international market.

The M2050X-PS (P/N 13205P) uses AeroTech’s high-performance Propellant X™ that produces a bright white flame and a moderate amount of smoke. This motor delivers an incredible 5,493 N-sec of total impulse from only 5.0 pounds of propellant, resulting in an industry-leading propellant “specific impulse” (or Isp, a measure of propellant efficiency) of 247 seconds! Due to its low 5.0 lb. propellant weight, the M2050X-PS may be shipped to international customers without an expensive and time consuming export license from the U.S. State Department. This makes it perfect for Level 3 attempts worldwide and sport flights in rockets exceeding 100 lbs. liftoff weight. The M2050X-PS fits in RMS-75/5120 motor hardware, or in 75/6400 and 75/7560 motors using the AeroTech 75mm Reload Adapter System™ (RAS).

The M2050X-PS may be purchased by L3 certified consumers 18 years of age or older. The M2050X-PS ships with a FirstFire™ initiator and carries a suggested retail price of $279.99.

M2050X-PS

Diameter: 2.965” (75mm)

Length: 25.70”

Propellant: Propellant X

Total impulse: 5,493 N-sec (1,235 lb.-sec)

Burn time: 2.7 sec

Peak thrust: 572 lbs. (2,544 N)

Delay time: N/A (Plugged)

Propellant wt.: 2,268 grams (5.00 lb.)

Loaded wt.: 4,446 grams (9.80 lb.)

AeroTech invented the reloadable high-power rocket motor is 1990 and continues to lead the sport rocket industry in single-use and reloadable motor technology. All RMS motor hardware features aircraft-grade machined aluminum casings and forward and aft closures with integral thrust rings. Thrust rings on RMS motors are designed to fit standard motor retainers. All 75mm RMS reload kits include a molded composite glass-phenolic nozzle and a convolute-wound paper-phenolic liner. All 75mm RMS reload kits ship with a FirstFire initiator.

TRA certification documents, RMS motor instructions and assembly drawings for the entire RMS line are available for download in PDF format from the Resource Library on the AeroTech website at http://www.aerotech-rocketry.com.

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12/30/2019
AeroTech Releases New L1256WS-PS 75mm High-Power RMS™ Reload Kit for RMS-75/3840 Hardware
AeroTech is pleased to announce the Tripoli certification of a new 75mm RMS™ Reloadable Motor System™ rocket motor reload kit.

The L1256WS-PS (P/N 12126P) uses AeroTech’s new Super White Lightning™ propellant that produces a brilliant white flame and a moderate amount of smoke. The motor delivers 3,785 N- sec of total impulse in 3.0 seconds making it ideal for sport flights in medium to heavy-weight rockets, or Level 2 attempts for the adventurous flyer. The L1256WS-PS fits in RMS-75/3840 motor hardware, or in 75/5120 and 75/6400 motors using the AeroTech 75mm Reload Adapter System™ (RAS).

The L1256WS-PS may be purchased by L2 certified consumers 18 years of age or older. The L1256WS-PS ships with a FirstFire™ initiator and carries a suggested retail price of $214.99.

L1256WS-PS

Diameter: 2.965” (75mm)

Length: 20.39”

Propellant: Super White Lightning

Total impulse: 3,785 N-sec (850.9 lb.-sec)

Burn time: 3.0 sec

Peak thrust: 339 lbs. (1,509 N)

Delay time: N/A (Plugged)

Propellant wt.: 1,827 grams (4.03 lb.)

Loaded wt.: 3,756 grams (8.28 lb.)

AeroTech invented the reloadable high-power rocket motor is 1990 and continues to lead the sport rocket industry in single-use and reloadable motor technology. All RMS motor hardware features aircraft-grade machined aluminum casings and forward and aft closures with integral thrust rings. Thrust rings on RMS motors are designed to fit standard motor retainers. All 75mm RMS reload kits include a molded composite glass-phenolic nozzle and a convolute-wound paper-phenolic liner. All 75mm RMS reload kits ship with a FirstFire initiator.

TRA certification documents, RMS motor instructions and assembly drawings for the entire RMS line are available for download in PDF format from the Resource Library on the AeroTech website at http://www.aerotech-rocketry.com.

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12/30/2019
AeroTech Releases New K455NW-17A 54mm “Boost-Sustain” High-Power DMS™ Motor
AeroTech is pleased to announce the Tripoli certification of a new 54mm DMS Disposable Motor System™ single-use rocket motor.

The K455NW-17A (P/N 114517) “boost-sustain” motor uses a combination of AeroTech’s Warp- 9™ and White Lightning™ propellants to produce a unique thrust curve with a brilliant white flame and a moderate amount of smoke. The “boost” portion of the thrust curve generates nearly 300 pounds of thrust for about 0.5 seconds, followed by a longer “sustain” phase of about 90 pounds. The motor delivers 2,328 N-sec of total impulse in 5.1 seconds making it ideal for Level 2 certifications and sport flights in medium to heavy-weight rockets. The K455NW-17A comes with a 17-second delay, which can be adjusted using the AeroTech Universal Delay Drilling Tool (P/N UDDT).

The K455NW-17A may be purchased by L2 certified consumers 18 years of age or older. The K455NW-17A ships with a FirstFire™ initiator and carries a suggested retail price of $229.99.

K455NW-17A

Diameter: 2.125” (54mm)

Length: 25.0”

Propellants: Warp-9 & White Lightning

Total impulse: 2,328 N-sec (523.4 lb.-sec)

Burn time: 5.1 sec

Peak thrust: 294 lbs. (1,308 N)

Delay time: 17 sec max (adjustable)

Propellant wt.: 1,361 grams (3.00 lb.)

Loaded wt.: 2,286 grams (5.04 lb.)

All DMS motors feature molded or filament-wound fiberglass casings, a glass-reinforced composite phenolic nozzle and a molded plastic or machined aluminum bulkhead. 29, 38 & 54mm DMS motors now include our new patent pending 3D printed thrust rings, while 75 & 98mm DMS motors are configured with an integral or threaded fiberglass ring. Thrust rings on DMS motors are designed to fit standard motor retainers. All DMS motors ship with a FirstFire or FirstFire Jr.™ initiator.

The DMS motor design and the Universal Delay Drilling Tool are protected under U.S. patent no. 9,416,753 B2 and other patents pending. TRA certification documents, DMS motor instructions and a data sheet containing information for the entire DMS line are available for download in PDF format from the Resource Library on the AeroTech website at http://www.aerotech-rocketry.com.

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12/30/2019
AeroTech Releases the H169WS-13A 29mm High-Power DMS™ Motor

AeroTech is pleased to announce the Tripoli certification of a new 29mm DMS™ Disposable Motor System™ single-use rocket motor.

The H169WS-13A (P/N 081613) uses AeroTech’s new Super White Lightning™ propellant that produces a brilliant white flame and a moderate amount of smoke. The motor delivers 233 N- sec of total impulse in 1.4 seconds making it ideal for Level 1 certification and sport flights in light to medium-weight rockets. The H169WS-13A comes with a 13-second delay, which can be adjusted using the AeroTech Universal Delay Drilling Tool (P/N UDDT).

The H169WS-14A may be purchased by L1 certified consumers 18 years of age or older. The H169WS-14A ships with a FirstFire™ initiator and carries a suggested retail price of $35.99.

H169WS-13A

Diameter: 1.125” (29mm)

Length: 8.00”

Propellant: Super White Lightning

Total impulse: 233 N-sec (52.4 lb.-sec)

Burn time: 1.4 sec

Peak thrust: 56 lbs. (249 N)

Delay time: 13 sec max (adjustable)

Propellant wt.: 112 grams (3.95 oz.)

Loaded wt.: 202 grams (7.13 oz.)

All DMS motors feature molded or filament-wound fiberglass casings, a glass-reinforced composite phenolic nozzle and a molded plastic or machined aluminum bulkhead. 29, 38 & 54mm DMS motors now include our new patent pending 3D printed thrust rings, while 75 & 98mm DMS motors are configured with an integral or threaded fiberglass ring. Thrust rings on DMS motors are designed to fit standard motor retainers. All DMS motors ship with a FirstFire or FirstFire Jr.™ initiator.

The DMS motor design and the Universal Delay Drilling Tool are protected under U.S. patent no. 9,416,753 B2 and other patents pending. TRA certification documents, DMS motor instructions and a data sheet containing information for the entire DMS line are available for download in PDF format from the Resource Library on the AeroTech website at http://www.aerotech-rocketry.com.

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