HPR Certification

Our Launches

  • The Blue Ridge Rocketeers  (BRR) is a National Association of Rocketry chartered and insured section open to all NAR members for membership. We are a new rocketry club in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and welcome new members interested in model, mid-power and high-power rocketry, flying rockets and having fun.
  • By joining the NAR you receive 6-issues of Sport Rocketry magazine, a member guidebook and a 60-page 'How To' book on getting started in model rocketry.
  • Membership in BRR provides both newcomers and experienced modelers with the opportunity to meet others with similar interests and to share skills in model rocketry.
  • BRR  holds meetings, build sessions, clinics and launch events. Check this website for the dates, times and locations.
  • You can join our club by attending one of our meetings or launches and completing a membership application. 

Do you like flying model rockets? Are you interested in mid-power and high power rocketry? Consider attending one of our meetings or launches. The Blue Ridge Rocketeers are located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. 

Model rocketry is a safe, educational and enjoyable hobby that has been around since the 1950's

News and Events

MODEL ROCKET & SPORT  LAUNCH 

​When: SUNDAY July 7, 2019

Time:   1 PM - 5 PM

Place:  LOCATION TBD - depending on field conditions. Model rocket flights to G-impulse. Chute release recommended on flights over 800 ft.

Benefits of Membership

NEXT MEETING

When: Saturday, June 29, 2019

Time:  6 PM - 8:30 PM

Place: Civil Air Patrol Squadron,Eastern WV Regional Airport, 243 Aviation Way, Martinsburg, WV 25405.

Topics: HPR Certs, Apollo 11 Anniversary Event Schedule, Loco Joe's Hobby Shop static model set-up, and Build Session.

Fun!

Educational!

Blue Ridge Rocketeers

National Association of Rocketry

Section # 759

Rocketry is.......

Safe!

The Blue Ridge Rocketeers have an FAA Waiver for HPR Rockets to 4,000 ft AGL on the Owen's Farm launch site in Leetown, WV. This is a working farm and launches are restricted to the fall, winter and early spring - typically, October - May.At the present time, HPR flights are restricted to club members with appropriate certifications. We have members certified to HPR Level-2 who are available to help you get your Level-1 High Power Certification through the NAR.. BRR members would be happy to get you through the design, construction and your certification flight. NAR Junior Certification is also available.