Barrowman J. Stability of a model rocket in flight

Barrowman J. Stability of a model rocket in flight
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Technical information report
30. Centuri engineering company, Phoenix, Arizona, 1970, 17 pages.

This report has been written to help you undersant the scientific principles that affect the stability of your model rockets. It is not a "how to" manual on calculating stability. It has been written on the assumption that every model rocketeer wants to know "why" as well as "how to".

Introduction
What is stability?
Rocket motions and forces in flight
The center of gravity
The center of pressure
Elements of model rocket stability
Determining stability
Optimizing stability
Safety

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