Who is Contrail Rockets?
- Tom B. Sanders Jr. (Hardware Guy)
- TRA #5466
Tom B. Sanders has been involved in High Power Rocketry for over 12
years. He Began flying High Power long before the problems with the
BATF. Once the BATF cracked down on solid motors Tom took an interest
in Hybrid Propulsion. From that time on Tom along with his oldest Tom
R. Sanders have flown and developed High Power Hybrid Rocket Motors.
Tom B. Sanders Jr. is responsible for the hardware development and
production for Contrail Rockets and Trojan Hybrids. Some of the initial
motors which were designed and produced by Contrail Rockets and Trojan
Hybrids were developed by Tom B. Sanders and manually machined and
tested for performance and reliability. The 3 key motors which were
developed by Tom B. Sanders Jr. years before Contrail Rockets ever
certified motors were the M-711, M-1491 and M-2281 which are now
certified and sold by Contrail Rockets.
- Tom R. Sanders (Fuel Production Guy)
- TRA #5467
Tom R. Sanders has been involved in High Power Rocketry for over 12
Years. Beginning to fly rockets at age 10 with his father, Tom R.
Sanders has been involved in rocketry more than 1/2 his life. In High
School Tom R. Sanders worked with Hybrid Motors. Shortly After Tom R.
Sanders attended the University of Arizona to study Aerospace
The Fuel Production of Contrail Rockets, including Mixing, Curing,
Casting, Drilling and Packaging is the responsibility of Tom R.
Sanders. Along with the Reload Side of the Business, Tom R. Sanders is
also responsible for the Website, as well as the Bookkeeping and