Availability of AT K400 Classic DMS

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J Blatz

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Has anybody seen one of these run?

And further, are they available for sale yet?

I think I want a couple. :).
 

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I think there were a few demo'd but Aerotech hasn't added them to their order form just yet. That will change shortly.
 

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You guys who saw the demo. Did you like the motor?
 

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I'm assuming this is a 54mm DMS motor?
 

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Yeah, I liked it. Yes, 54mm DMS. Here's a photo I took of the demo... no idea who flew it.

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Was this a moon burner or c-slot type?
 

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so what is classic? never heard of it. nice flame low smoke?
 

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So it's not blue thunder. I thought it was. I always wondered how it had a ~6 sec burn, hence my assumption that it used off-set geometry.
 

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Mike at Bay Area Rocketry has a dozen of these on hand, also the awesome new dark matter J450. I think these will become the cornerstones of 54mm DMS.
 

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Ok just looked at the thrust curve data posted 10/15/16. Not at all the same as the motor I was thinking of.
 

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When I got into HPR, Aerotech only had 2 propellants. Slow low smoke which became White Lightning, and a faster low smoke which became Blue Thunder. The only special effect motor at the time was the Vulcan Smoky Sam. The K400 is a baby K and uses the slow low smoke propellant with about the burn rate of White Lightning.
 

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Can't wait to see one fly. I'm thinking a Kosdon Slow type look.
 

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CTI Classic is close, although a little slower (4 sec in 54mm Bates).
 

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Can't wait to see and fly these! More flame and less smoke than CTI Classic...totally that old school Kosdon and AT pre-WL look!!
 

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For your viewing pleasure:

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