[psas-avionics] Smoke generators...

Dave Camarillo dave.camarillo at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 13:07:08 PDT 2010


Humm, bummer, I was hoping it would be an easy COTS part... Well, we were
talking about the possibility of using a RC glo-plug as a heating element,
so perhaps the COTS pump in conjunction with the glo-plug would do the
trick....

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 1:00 PM, Aaron Burt <aaron at bavariati.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 12:12:11PM -0700, Dave Camarillo wrote:
> > So at one point we were talking about putting a smoke generator on the
> > rocket above the control surfaces so that we could see the aerodynamic
> > affects of the canards and fins. I came across a COTS smoke generator
> > online, it would be pretty cool if that were on board the rocket...
>
> Note: that's only a pump for injecting oil into the muffler of a 2-stoke
> hobby engine.  Won't work so well without a heat source.
>
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