Between 30th January and 7th March 2018, the ESI Team performed a series of tests on its scaled down hybrid motor prototype propelled with a combination of PMMA Acrylic and compressed oxygen gas.
The engine test included an active thrust vectoring system. The thrust vectoring PID controller lived to its expectations as seen from the responsive pitch, roll and yaw movements. The engine burn durations varied between 10s and 2 minutes.
The v.2.0 is a stepping stone for the Paraffin/LOX-powered v.2.1, expected to produce over 300N of thrust and slated for April 2018.
Congratulations to the engineering team for this feat. Watch this space as we continue to work on v.2.1 Engine Test.