The Talon: 300-1000 lb Trailer-Mounted Test Stand
General Specifications:

  • Mobile test stand for 300 to 1000 lb thrust rockets
  • Suitable for rocket engines of any fuel type
  • Up to 600 psi fuel and oxidizer pressure
  • Records thrust, pressure, temperature, and video
  • Horizontal test orientation
  • Built-in fire suppression system
  • Built-in sound dampening baffles

The test stand team consists of seven students, five of whom are working on the project for their senior capstone.

The basic stand is expected to be finished Winter 2018 for initial testing and the entire trailer should be finished for Spring 2018 hot fires of the Gizzard-1 engine.