What type of Rocket Motors are there?
The rocket motors available for use are
commercially available, Australian legal, solid fuel motors.These motors have a long history of safe reliable use
throughout the world.
Motors are given a letter designation such as A, B, C, D, etc.
The letter stands for the level of impulse (push) of the
motor with every next letter being twice as powerful
as the previous.
For example, a B motor is twice as
powerful as an A motor, a C motor is twice as
powerful as a B motor.
Large Model Rocket Certification with the NSWRA can
provide you with access to E, F, and G motors.
High Power Certification will give you access to anything
up to N motors - now this is really big stuff!!
(A pyrotechnics licences will be needed for the big stuff)
N2000 motor in action
at our HPR site.
||What types of rockets are there?
The most common rockets are single engine, single stage models,
scale models, boost gliders, multi-stage,
saucer shape models,
and high-power rockets.
Rockets can be either purchased
ready-to-fly or in kit form from hobby shops,
or built from your
(Known as scratch-built rockets).
We have progressive types of Certification:-
* Low Power Rocketry Level (Model Rocket)
* Medium Power Rocketry Level (Large Model Rocket)
* 3 High Power Rocketry Levels.
Its all fun and there is plenty of help.