Thanks for following the Blue Dart Delta Assembly progress. This rocket glider has a length of 37″ and a wingspan of 20″. It is launched from a vertical rail using an Aerotech E-6 24mm composite rocket engine. We will ignite the engine using a wireless launch controller and an electric spark igniter. The Blue Dart Read More
As of May 27, 2020 we have now shutdown our aircraft parts business. We are putting more focus on our pilot training and rocketry development and so we’ve decided to shutdown our aircraft parts business in the near future. All of the parts we have in stock have been reduced in price by 40%. Aircraft Read More
One question that we keep getting asked is “can this electric spark igniter be used with composite propellant engines?”. With the addition of the BlueHeat Ignition wires the answer is YES. This one launch ignition system can be used to ignite A-E and beyond. We successfully and consistently ignite A-E black powder rocket engines using Read More
Blue Dart Alpha cleared 1000′ AGL today using a C6-7 engine and the Blue Dart Beta flew to apogee at approximately 1500′ AGL on an E12-8. Parachutes deployed on both rockets. Click here to see video highlights of the launches.
Solo flight out of CYPQ then over to our Crooked Creek rocket launch fields for some airwork at 4000′ ASL and below. No rocket launches today ! Practiced steep turns, slow flight, stalls, side-slip, and a forced approach. Here is a short video with some highlights from the flight.
This was the first flight of Blue Dart Beta. Length: 23.5”(59.69cm)Diameter: 1.637”(41.6mm)Weight: 2.4oz (72g); It flew on a D12-7 engine today. Next flight we’ll try it out with an E size engine and an onboard camera to see how it performs. Here is a link to the flight video. The rocket overshot the field and Read More