Blue Ridge Rocketeers
National Association of Rocketry
Section # 759
Model rocketry is a safe, educational and enjoyable hobby that has been around since the 1950's
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.
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. At the present time, HPR flights are restricted to club members and invited guests 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.
When: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 6 PM - 8 PM
Place: Civil Air Patrol Hangar
Eastern Regional Airport
Rocket building session. Others topics TBD.
When: Saturday, May 6, 2017
Sport and Night Launch
Time: CANCELLED - Rain and wet field
Place: Michaels Farm Airport Field
Sport and night launch with restriction of G-motors and 1,200 ft. You must fly your rocket during daylight hours before making a night flight. All lights require red filters.