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5/26/2020
AeroTech Releases New 38mm High-Power DMS™ Motor
AeroTech is pleased to announce the Tripoli certification of a new 38mm DMS™ Disposable Motor System™ single-use rocket motor.

The I175WS-13A (P/N 091713) uses AeroTech’s dramatic Super White Lightning™ propellant featuring a brilliant white flame, dense bright white exhaust and a throaty roar that looks and sounds like a real sounding rocket or professional launch vehicle. Delivering a higher Isp than standard White Lightning™ propellant, this rocket motor is easy to track and exciting to watch. It delivers an impressive 333 N-sec of total impulse in 1.9 seconds making its robust performance excellent for medium-weight to heavier rockets. The I175WS-13A features a 13 second delay, which can be adjusted using the AeroTech Universal Delay Drilling Tool (P/N UDDT). California State Fire Marshal classification and approval has been applied for.

The I175WS-13A may be purchased by L1 certified consumers 18 years of age or older. The I175WS-13A ships with a FirstFire™ initiator and has a suggested retail price of $49.99.

I175WS-13A

Diameter: 1.5” (38mm)

Length: 8.0” (203mm)

Propellant: Super White Lightning

Total impulse: 333 N-sec (74.9 lb.-sec)

Burn time: 1.9 sec

Peak thrust: 59 lbs. (262.6 N)

Delay time: 13 sec max (adjustable)

Propellant wt.: 168.0 grams (5.93 oz.)

Loaded wt.: 347.5 grams (12.26 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 integral or 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 will soon be available for download in PDF format from the Resource Library on the AeroTech website.

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5/26/2020
AeroTech Releases New 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 G75M-13A (P/N 077513) uses AeroTech’s awesome Metalstorm™ propellant that ignites easily and produces a large, brilliant white exhaust plume with a long, dense yellow-orange spark trail that fans out in flight delivering an ample volume of white smoke. This motor delivers 115 N-sec of total impulse in 1.3 seconds making it a great visual crowd pleaser and perfect for sport flights in lighter-weight rockets. The G75M-13A comes with a 13-second delay, which can be adjusted using the AeroTech Universal Delay Drilling Tool (P/N UDDT). The new DMS G75M-13A rocket motor is an adjustable delay version of the popular G75M single-use motor featuring separate individual delays, which has now been discontinued.

California State Fire Marshal classification and approval has been applied for. The G75M-13A may be purchased by L1 certified consumers 18 years of age or older. The G75M- 13A ships with a FirstFireTM initiator and has a suggested retail price of $29.99.

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 integral or 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 will soon be available for download in PDF format from the Resource Library on the AeroTech website.

G75M-13A

Diameter: 1.125” (29mm)

Length: 4.9”(124mm)

Propellant: Metalstorm

Total impulse: 115 N-sec (25.9 lb.-sec)

Burn time: 1.3 sec

Peak thrust: 24 lbs. (106.8 N)

Delay time: 13 sec max (adjustable)

Propellant wt.: 66.8 grams (2.36 oz.)

Loaded wt.: 133 grams (4.69 oz.)

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3/18/2020
Notice to our AeroTech/Quest Distributors, Dealers, Hobby Retailers and Direct Customers
During this unsettling time surrounding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, we would like to inform our customers that RCS Rocket Motor Components (RCS), Inc. will be operating during regular business hours and that we are committed to meeting our production schedule now and in the days to come. Many of our customer service and production staff are crossed trained, allowing our team to fill in for employees that are absent due to illness or other family-related reasons. We also have a remote work plan in place that will allow our office staff to work from the safety of their homes if necessary.

Regarding our facility, we are closely adhering to the latest World Health Organization, CDC and other state and federal recommendations to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and making every effort to keep RCS a safe and healthy place for our employees and customers. We have implemented a more stringent protocol for cleaning frequently and commonly touched surfaces. Our goal is to keep our employees and any visiting customers or vendors as safe as possible. We are also limiting employee business and leisure travel, both international and domestic.

This is an extraordinary time for everyone. We are monitoring the changing situation daily. We are committed to maintaining our business operations and ensuring you continue to receive the highest quality products and service without disruption.

Sincerely,

Gary C. Rosenfield
President, RCS Rocket Motor Components, Inc.
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2/16/2020
AeroTech Receives Four New California State Fire Marshal Rocket Motor Approvals
The California Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) has issued classification approvals for four new AeroTech rocket motor products including two DMS™ Disposable Motor System™ single-use high-power motors and two RMS™ Reloadable Motor System™ high-power reload kits.

The specific products approved are:

29mm DMS High-Power Single-Use Motors
H169WS-13A (P/N 081613) Super White Lightning™

54mm DMS High-Power Single-Use Motors
K455NW-17A (P/N 114517) Warp-9™/White Lightning™ Boost-Sustain

75mm RMS High-Power Reload Kits
L1256WS-PS (P/N 12126P) Super White Lightning
M2050X-PS (P/N 13205P) Propellant X™


The approvals allow the purchase and use of these rocket motor products by California consumers. All the approved high-power products must be sold as “Experimental High Power Rocket Motors for licensed use” in the state of California.

A copy of the new California OSFM approval document is now available for download in PDF format from the Resource Library on the AeroTech website.
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New to High Performance Rocketry?
Visit the Rocket Central website (www.rocketcentral.org) for information about how to build and launch rockets thousands of feet in the air. This site includes information about high performance composite rocket motors, reloadable motor systems, and contact information for local rocket clubs in your area. Also visit the NAR & Tripoli websites.
 
 
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