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Parachute (nose cone) deployment mechanism

Discussion about deployment systems including altimeters, timers, air speed flaps, servo systems, and chemical reactions.
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motorcyclepilot
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Parachute (nose cone) deployment mechanism

Post by motorcyclepilot » Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:46 pm

Re-working a parachute deployment mechanism I thought of two years ago. The servo was binding in the original and unable to release the "dart". Today I realized it could work witha proper sear release.

https://youtu.be/GT8DWhpu-xU



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Re: Parachute (nose cone) deployment mechanism

Post by anoymous » Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:27 am

Seems nice!
But I could use some explanation


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Re: Parachute (nose cone) deployment mechanism

Post by Alien Space Agency » Thu Jun 30, 2016 10:21 am

Probably like the VDTT but the piston isn't connected.


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Re: Parachute (nose cone) deployment mechanism

Post by Lecce Water rockets » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:42 pm

Nice system!!! But what altimeter were you using? A perfectflite?



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