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New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Discussion about deployment systems including altimeters, timers, air speed flaps, servo systems, and chemical reactions.
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New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by Daan.[D&P]Rockets* » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:09 pm

Here is our latest parachute system.

It works verry easy and its easy to make!

[youtube][/youtube]

More detailed foto's soon. I only had acess to my mobile phone to take some footage :wink:

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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by Daan.[D&P]Rockets* » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:12 pm

something wrong with the youtube link..

[youtube][/youtube]



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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by WRA2 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:12 pm

Daan.[D&P]Rockets* wrote:something wrong with the youtube link..

[youtube][/youtube]
When you post youtube videos use "http://www.youtube.com/....." instead of the "nl" and it will work for you.

I fixed it for you.

Nice video! :)


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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by U.S. Water Rockets1 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 10:54 pm

Nice design! We think that the nose ejecting parachute deploy is the best for the very same reasons you mentioned. We've been talking about it for some time on our multiply group site. It's a very under appreciated design and as you have shown it's easily adapted to different release mechanisms. Chemical, tomy timer, air flap, servo, etc. all can be used with this type of deploy. Thanks for sharing!


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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by Alex » Sat Feb 07, 2009 1:22 pm

Nice, Are you using that system for the Class C rocket of yours?


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Post by Daan.[D&P]Rockets* » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:46 am

Yes, because it can hold a big parachute :) for long flight time



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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by Tim Chen » Wed Feb 11, 2009 1:10 pm

Daan.[D&P]Rockets* wrote:Yes, because it can hold a big parachute :) for long flight time
Is this the system used in yoyr other video? That one had a really LONG hang-time!


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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by Daan.[D&P]Rockets* » Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:25 pm

Exactly :D



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Post by Tim Chen » Fri Mar 06, 2009 1:18 pm

Daan.[D&P]Rockets* wrote:Exactly :D
Hey Daan! Where've you been? Out launching I hope!

Keep the videos coming! :D


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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by Daan.[D&P]Rockets* » Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:51 pm

Haha!

We want to launch verry soon again! But the weather was not working with us the last weekend. I only see Pleun in the weekend so we can only launch in the weekend. And last weekend the sun was shining verry bright but the wind was blowing to hard.. But we made some preperations, so we can launch as soon as the weather wants us to launch :wink:

We fixed our 7,5 liter rocket ( the big rocket that crashed on the launch with an apogee of 163 meters or 534 feet) It had some wrinkels in the top. But we did a pressure test to see if there where some leaks. But there where no leaks at al :) So we planned to launch that rocket also very soon! We planned to launch it at 12 bar/174psi but we dont know if it still can hold that pressure.. Lets hope so! because we think that if we launch it at 174 psi we can reach the 200 meter/656 feet barrier that we havn't crossed so far! :WRA2: [D&P]rockets*



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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by Cloud Dancers » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:41 pm

Daan.[D&P]Rockets* wrote:Haha!

We want to launch verry soon again! But the weather was not working with us the last weekend. I only see Pleun in the weekend so we can only launch in the weekend. And last weekend the sun was shining verry bright but the wind was blowing to hard.. But we made some preperations, so we can launch as soon as the weather wants us to launch :wink:

We fixed our 7,5 liter rocket ( the big rocket that crashed on the launch with an apogee of 163 meters or 534 feet) It had some wrinkels in the top. But we did a pressure test to see if there where some leaks. But there where no leaks at al :) So we planned to launch that rocket also very soon! We planned to launch it at 12 bar/174psi but we dont know if it still can hold that pressure.. Lets hope so! because we think that if we launch it at 174 psi we can reach the 200 meter/656 feet barrier that we havn't crossed so far! :WRA2: [D&P]rockets*

Hopefully you have good weather this weekend!


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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by Andrewlee » Sat Mar 21, 2009 2:45 am

cool. what is the song in the background


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Re: New simple deploy system Team.[D&P]Rockets

Post by Daan.[D&P]Rockets* » Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:11 pm

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