MODEL ROCKET & HPR LAUNCH
When: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Time: 1 PM - 5 PM
Place: Owens Farm, Leetown Rd, Kearneysville. FAA authorization for flights to 4,000 ft AGL. HPR dual deploy or chute release recommended. TARC Teams are welcome to fly and NAR observers are available for flight certifications.
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 American Rocketry Challenge 2020
Team registrations opened on September 1, 2019. The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest student rocket contest and a key piece of the aerospace and defense industry’s strategy to build a stronger U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics . https://rocketcontest.org
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.
Model rocketry is a safe, educational and enjoyable hobby that has been around since the 1950's
Blue Ridge Rocketeers
National Association of Rocketry
Section # 759