1.7 gram of B/KNO3 in a stainless steel mesh retainer to avoid particle expulsion.
Boron igniter test (0.5gram)
Successful test of a 12 point star core APCP motor. Relative flat thrust curve due to limited erosive burning and progressive geometry.
Because of the rain fall, a plastic bag was positioned over the nozzle.
Nero supported the rocket team of Inholland Delft, resulting in a successful launch and recovery of their Aquilo rocket. Congratulations guys for setting your new record to 2132 meters.
A second finocyl monolytic fuel grain was tested. New composition BDO propellant without zinc, motor hardware identical. Due to a mishap with the AD converter, only an optical analysis could be performed to compare the September and October test.
Successful afternoon, testing 3 APCP motors within an hour. A 3kNs 2 grain (LD), a 11kNs moonburner (JvdB), and a 11kNs 4 star finocyl motor (LD and JvdB).
To facilitate the casting of monolithic grains, the shaker platform was upgraded. For this a vibrating fitness machine was converted to a shaker, accomodating grains up to 1 meter.