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“Knights Arrow”
Successful Knight’s Arrow Bybrid Engine Test


By Carolynne Campbell

On March 6th 2014, the Autodiverse team conducted the first live test firing of its new ‘Knights Arrow Bybrid © ‘ rocket engine.

The test was conducted in the ‘J1’ test bay, at Westcott UK, under the direction and with the assistance of ‘Airborne Engineering’, whose facility it is.

This is an entirely novel bi-propellant engine with an extremely simple but very efficient propellant injection and cooling methodology. It is the next engine in the development sequence that was begun with the Knights Arrow kerosene wick engine, which gave excellent performance but waslimited in its possible applications, as it lacked significant duration and required rebuilding between


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