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This profile was last updated on 11/13/11  and contains information from public web pages.

Founder

Phone: (408) ***-****  HQ Phone
Aerocon Systems Co
4170 Golf Dr
San Jose, California 95127
United States

Company Description: Rocket Apparatus for Inventors and Experimenters - motors, hardware, electronics, test stand equipment, literature, graphite and much more!
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Aerocon Systems Policies
aeroconsystems.com, 13 Nov 2011 [cached]
Aerocon was started in 1994 by Bill Colburn. A seasoned veteran of the rocket world, Bill is an expert in solid, liquid, and hybrid motor making. His experience in initiators, test protocols, aerodynamics, and airframe technology is unsurpassed in the community. As a result of his presence and interest in rocket crafting he developed this business to supply rocketeers around the world with the parts necessary to pursue their avocation.
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Early in 2000 Bill decided to sell Aerocon and develop a start-up aerospace company called American Space and Propulsion. This company is an offshoot of our team's effort in the CATS prize venue - a series of rocket vehicles called SORAC. Having worked with Bill for a year on this program my interest and experience in experimental and amateur rocketry grew and I knew that running Aerocon would be a fun endeavor.
| About Us: Aerocon Systems
aeroconsystems.com, 16 Feb 2006 [cached]
Aerocon was started in 1994 by Bill Colburn, a seasoned veteran of the aerospace world. Bill is an expert in solid, liquid, and hybrid rocket science. His experience in initiators, test protocols, aerodynamics, and airframe technology is unsurpassed in the community. As a result of his interest in rocket crafting he developed this business to supply rocketeers around the world with the parts necessary to pursue their avocation. Late in 1999 Bill decided to sell Aerocon and develop a start-up aerospace company called American Space and Propulsion. My name is Bob Fortune and having worked with Bill on his programs my interest and experience in experimental and amateur rocketry grew.
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Bob Fortune, Bill Colburn, and other crew members at work in the Mojave Desert
Bill Colburn - Hybrid ...
www.lunar.org [cached]
Bill Colburn - Hybrid Rocketry / Early Bay Area Rocketry
The early pre-Estes years of rocketry are the main course followed by anecdotal Apollo Memories that have not been shared as yet relating to the Little Joe Astronaut Recovery Testing and the 5 mission critical pyro devices he designed for the Apollo Program.
About Bill Colburn
Bill Colburn, a rocketeer, Aerospace Engineer, Propulsion Consultant for over 60 years. In the Rocket Motor Research Society tested 1200 Sugar Propellant Motors (as the apparent originator of this propellant) as well as ram jets, pulse jets, bi-liquid engines and hybrid rocket motors over an 18 year span. Later the President of the Northern California Chapter of the Reaction Research Society.
Bill is the founder of Aerocon, now operated by Bob Fortune, a rocketry supply company.
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Bill is currently the project leader for a small launch vehicle, a civilian sector activity.
Aerocon Systems What's New?
aeroconsystems.com, 13 Nov 2011 [cached]
"Ardent Youth" is revised and rereleased as "Civilian Rocketry" by William Colburn, a terrific narration of the beginnings of sugar propellants told by the inventor himself.
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Bill Colburn releases his "Hybrid Propulsion Design Manual" available from our literature page.
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Bob Fortune purchases Aerocon from Bill Colburn.
Aerocon Systems Co.
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www.the-rocketman.com, 13 Feb 2006 [cached]
Further information was given to Bill Colburn of AEROCON who calculated that the upper stage reached an altitude tracked at just over 78,700 feet.
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