Wednesday, 17 March 2004 17:00

March 20 Launch Featured

The weather looks great, the equipment should be ready to go, the porta-potty is lined up...

We are go for launch! This coming weekend (March 20 and 21) will be UROC's first full blown sport launch of the year. It's time, we've all waited long enough and its time to shake the winter crud off and see some old friends. The launch will be taking place at the Pony Express Test Range and anyone is welcome to come and watch. Members can fly for free and non-members will need to pay a $3.00 range fee to fly.

If you havent' been out to a UROC launch in a long time, this should be a great one to come out to. Dust off those rockets. Dave Urbanek of "Rocky Mountain Rocketry" will be on hand and will have motors for sale.

Flying will begin as soon as the range is set up. So the more people
we have out there around 8:00am the better.

We look forward to seeing you out there!

UPDATES!

High Power Info:
I have been informed that the Digi-Fire launch controller will not be available at the March launch for unforseen reasons. If you are planning on flying something at the launch this weekend that would require the away cell please make other arrangements for a launcher. If you have questions on this please contact Neal Baker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contest Info:
The SLC ?04 (Spring Launch Contest 2004) takes place at the Pony Express Test Range during the March 20th launch. The events to be held are:

The contests will be on Saturday only and there is a contest fee of $3.00.  Steve Anderson will have four pads available for this event.

Here is the list of the approved D and G motors for the March contest.

  • D11-P Estes 24 x 70 24.5 18.0 NAR
  • D12-0,3,5,7 Estes 24 x 70 21.1 17.0 NAR
  • G35-4,7 Aerotech 29 x 98 50.0 105.0 NAR
  • G40W-4,7,10 Aerotech 29 x 124 55.1 120.0 NAR
  • R G64-4,8,10 Aerotech 29 x 124 62.5 120.0 NAR
  • G80-4,7,10 Aerotech 29 x 124 56.9 120.0 NAR
  • G80T-4,7 PML 29 x 124 56.9 120.0 NAR

You can find the complete list of certified motors at:

http://nar.org/SandT/pdf/CombinedList.pdf

 

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