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§ 1283. Engines; standards

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 13B. Model Rockets
35 P.S. § 1283
§ 1283. Engines; standards
Model rocket engines which supply the propulsive force for a model rocket shall conform to the following standards:
(1) A model rocket engine shall be a commercially manufactured device or combination of devices wherein all chemical ingredients of a combustible nature are pre-mixed and ready for use.
(2) The force or motive power shall be created by a rearward discharge of gas generated by the combustion or other operation of materials contained solely within such device or combinations of devices.
(3) Engines for model rockets must be certified by the National Association of Rocketry (NAR) for sales and use throughout the Commonwealth.
(4) A model rocket engine shall be so designed and constructed as to be incapable of spontaneous ignition or combustion in air, water, under pneumatic or hydraulic pressure, as a result of motion or jarring, when subjected to a temperature of 170 degrees Fahrenheit or less, or in glycerine.


1970, July 8, P.L. 451, No. 155, § 3.
35 P.S. § 1283, PA ST 35 P.S. § 1283
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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