[NRVR-Members] LETS LAUNCH SOME ROCKETS!! (Members and Students only)
Thomas Tweeks Weeks
tom at theweeks.org
Thu Sep 17 18:08:18 CDT 2020
We have land owner approval to fly some rockets!
As always, all details on the launch event are listed on the calendar:
[ http://nrvr.org/calendar/ ]( http://nrvr.org/calendar/ )
[ https://tinyurl.com/nrvr-2020-09-launch ]( https://tinyurl.com/nrvr-2020-09-launch )
Special Launch Requirements:
I'll try to keep it brief... We have approval for a private (non-public), NRVR members + Students only, TRA Reserch Launch.
Just to be clear, due to COVID-19, this launch:
is NOT an open to the public launch (no scouts troops, schools, outreach groups, etc)
is intended for University Students and NRVR Club Members only
social distancing, masks & hand hygiene, will be enforced (PPE provided)
Student Cert and HP Flights:
Students, your rocket should be completely assembled (minus the HP motor) 24hrs before the launch (so that all epoxy is fully cured).
No rocket needing any on-field, major component construction or repairs will be approved to fly (no fin attachments/epoxing, shock cord mount repairs, motor retention, non-removable rail/lug mounts, load/stress bearing component work, etc). All such construction should be accomplished at least 24hrs before the launch.
The listed flyer should have been responsible for the rocket construction (no stand ins), especially for cert flights (certs are for individuals only).
Flyers attempting a certification flight are not to posses high power motors they are not already certified to handle. To be clear, an uncertified flyer may not bring, handle, load their own H or I motor without certified flier, mentor or RSO oversight.
Complex, Research, or "Weird" Rockets Require Pre-Flight Review/Approval
If you're flying
over 5,000ft (hard ceiling is 8k), or
flying a complex/staged flight,
a research flight,
or flying a "weird" rocket (a non-traditional rocket, recovery, critical 3D printed parts, etc)
if your rocket/flight match any of these, please file a [ Pre-Flight data Capture Form ]( http://server2.nrvr.org/files/NRVR_Pre-Flight_Data_Capture_Form_2020.pdf ) and get them to the club officers BEFORE the day of the launch. Sim your flight and get the form to [ officers at nrvr.org ]( mailto:officers at nrvr.org ) ASAP.
The RSO has final go/no go authority for all flights at TRA launches.
What are YOU going to fly?
President of NRV Rocketry
 - [ http://www.tripoli.org/Level1 ]( http://www.tripoli.org/Level1 )
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