A Simple Recovery Mechanism

So I spent some time re-inventing the wheel to create a light weight simple recovery mechanism. This model is missing a few elements, but basically our proposed recovery mechanism works as follows: A single actuator moves a pin through a tab mounted securely to the central pin. On the far side of the motion the …

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Test Stand Design Review

Introduction The 2017-2018 Talon team is responsible for all aspects of testing besides the design of the engine itself. To safely test engine designs, we are going to build an engine testing facility. It will consist of a test stand and propellant feed system mounted on a trailer, a control center at a safe distance …