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
MODEL ROCKET & SPORT LAUNCH
When: Saturday, August 10, 2019
Time: 1 PM - 5 PM
Place: Michaels Farm Airport Field, Gengary, WV. Model rocket flights to G-impulse. Chute release recommended on flights over 800 ft. Club contest will be B-impulse streamer duration. Longest flight wins an Estes rocket kit.
The American Rocketry Challenge 2020
Team registrations open 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 (STEM). https://rocketcontest.org
Blue Ridge Rocketeers
National Association of Rocketry
Section # 759
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.