Having now seen the motors in the flesh, they look very good. They seem fairly easy to ignite, give a yellowish smoke with a different and not so fruity smell. Thrust seems well centred by the nozzle and consistant throughout the duration which looked to me around the 20 second mark. Looks good.
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As Andy says (and he's not an easy guy to impress) the new TSP motors - both L-1 and L-2 looked good on the flying field and we have good stocks of a variety of L-2L motors to suit models which need a low, medium and high thrust.
I shall be testing the motors again over the coming weeks and hope to confirm Piotr Tendera's assurances that his motors have a 'shelf life of four years'.
But, meanwhile, we can plan our winter building program with the confidence we will have the motors to fly them!
Lighting motors is a knack, of course, but we will be looking at a bespoke igniter that will glow even in a breeze and last a day's flying.
Looks like you were having a lot of fun here Terry. Good to see the Skyray performing again, must fly mine sometime too. I was pleased to note at Old Warden that the Tendera motors are quieter than Rapiers and more like the old Jetex motors.