Blue Ridge Rocketeers

National Association of Rocketry

Section # 759

Fun!

Benefits of Membership

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.

News and Events

HPR Certification

Our Launches

When:  Saturday -  Nov 3, 2018

Time:   12N - 5PM

Place:   Oakland Church Field

               Charles Town,  WV

Sport Launch with flights to G-implulse. The launch is open to the public and all NAR safety rules apply.  TARC Teams are welcome. Park on the filed or the church lot. DO NOT park on Charles Town Road.

Safe!

Educational!

Rocketry is.......

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  (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. 
  • Model Rocket Display - We will be supporting Your Hobby Place and the adjoining stores in their Fall Festival but setting up static displays of model and HPR rockets on Saturday, October 27th from 10 AM- 4 PM.

  • Team America Rocketry Challenge  Team registrations ends Dec  1 , 2018.