Blue Ridge Rocketeers

National Association of Rocketry

Section # 759

Benefits of Membership

News and Events

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. 


Rocketry is.......


​When: SUNDAY July 7, 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. Contest 'Spot Landing" competition with Estes kit for the closest landing to the flag.


HPR Certification


Our Launches

Model rocketry is a safe, educational and enjoyable hobby that has been around since the 1950's

The Eagle Has Landed -  Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration

When: Saturday, July 20, 2019

Time:  1PM - 5PM

Place: Civil Air Patrol Squadron,Eastern WV Regional Airport, 243 Aviation Way, Martinsburg, WV 25405.

Come celebrate the Landing of the Eagle on the Moon 50 yrs ago. Spot Landing Contest for children under 18. Prizes! Fun!

  • 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. 

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.