[NRV Rocketry] [NRVR-Launches] Two Day Kentland Launch + Sat NIGHT Launch Details for April 13-14th
jasond87 at vt.edu
Thu Apr 11 19:01:40 CDT 2013
Does anybody have any AeroTech Reloads for 29/180 or 29/240 that they
would be willing to sell this weekend ?
Looking at last minute launch ideas ))
On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 12:15 AM, Thomas Weeks <tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org> wrote:
> Hey all,
> Here is the birds-eye over view the big, upcoming Kentland two day launch +
> night launch (Sat night) from Chuck at VAST:
> Sat 13th, 11am - 5pm, NAR Sport Launch
> Sat 13th, 7pm - 9pm, Night Launch
> Technical & Safety Details:
> Sun 14th, TRA Research Launch, 10:00am - 4:00pm
> Port-a-Potty will be on site
> Non-Member Guests: If you need more info... more details below. :)
> NRVR Members: Please Read the details below. :)
> Saturday Sport Launch:
> The VAST overseen NAR Sport Launch is on Saturday, April 13th, starting at
> 11:00 am (maybe earlier) to 5:00 pm. NRVR and VAST setup Volunteers please
> show up by 9:30am. Many hands make for light work. :)
> VAST members and kids fly for free (special info for NRVR members coming
> soon), while the launch fee for adults (18+) is just $5.00 for the day (don't
> forget that a VAST and NRVR memberships are free to all students, including
> University level).
> Both Tripoli and NAR Level 1 & 2 Certification flights can be witnessed with
> advance notice. Soft launch ceiling is around 8k feet. Any certification
> flights or flights over 6k feel, please email your intentions to:
> rso at nrvr dot org
> as soon as possible with some background on your proposed flight (rocket size
> & weight, motor choices, anticipated altitudes, and any other pertinent
> information you think may be beneficial).
> Saturday Night Launch:
> Right now we're planning to hold a Night Launch Saturday night from 7:00 pm
> to 9:00 pm. The status of this launch is subject to change and the final
> decision will be made before the range closes for the day portion. If
> you've never been to one, they are a real treat. All registered flyers from
> the day launch will be eligible to participate but for obvious reasons,
> night launches have a few more requirements to qualify for flight.
> Technical & Safety Details:
> Feel free to contact Chuck Neff (on our rso at nrvr dot org email) with any
> Sunday Research Launch:
> A Tripoli Research Launch will be held the following day, Sunday, April
> 14th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the same site. Per the Tripoli Research
> Safety Code, kids under the age of 18 are allowed to fly model rockets at a
> Research Launch. Adults (18+) must still be a member of Tripoli to fly
> (with exceptions; please contact us with questions) and you must be at least
> Level 2 certified to fly research motors. Tripoli Level 1 & 2 Certification
> flights can be witnessed with advance notice. Launch fee for adults is
> $5.00 for the day, again, VAST members and kids fly for free (special info for
> NRVR members coming shortly).
> All of this is of course weather permitting with the final go/no-go decision
> being made Friday, February 12th by 6:00pm. As with the February launch,
> cold temperatures will not be a factor in the decision, however a forecast
> for heavy precipitation and/or high winds will. Watch this mail list for last
> minute details.
> No Motor Vendor On Site:
> Unfortunately, we will not have a motor vendor on site so please be sure to
> get your motor needs taken care of ahead of time. If there's something in
> particular that you're looking for but unable to acquire, feel free to put a
> shout out to this mail list to see if anyone attending has what you need.
> Just to give you an idea of some of the big ones going up at this launch, see
> some of the April projects on the VAST projects page here:
> NRV Rocketry Members:
> We would like to have our folks help Chuck and the VAST guys operate the
> launch range this time. Bob would like several of us to "step up" and learn
> about the RSO, LSO and other launch duties and procedures -- and Chuck has
> said that he could use a hand. So let's help out! Here's how:
> Since this is an VAST run launch, here are the various "Range Duty" jobs, and
> an email link to hit up Bob and Chuck to volunteer:
> mailto:rso at nrvr.org/?SUBJECT:Volunteering_for_Range_Duty
> be sure to include the position you would like to help with and approximate
> time of day and Chuck and Bob will pencil you in.
> If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to respond here or to
> the RSO@ address listed above.
> NOTE: This will be the last Kentland Farms launch for at least several months
> due to crops so we hope to see you at the site!
> See you on launch day!
> NRV Rocketry and VAST Officers
> NRVR-Launches mailing list
> NRVR-Launches at nrvr.org
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