Blue Ridge Rocketeers
National Association of Rocketry Section # 759
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
When: Saturday, August 27, 2016
Time: 6 PM - 8 PM
Place: Your Hobby Place
We will discuss the techniques and methods for properly determining descent rates and how to properly size a parachute for safe recovery.
When: Saturday, Sept 17 2016
Time: 11AM - 4PM
Place: To be Determined
Sport launch with motors to G-impulse. We will have a C-streamer duration contest - winner gets Estes Kit. Last Contest flight at 3PM.
The Blue Ridge Rocketeers have an FAA Waiver for HPR Rockets to 4,500 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.