We encourage and promote safe sport rocketry in the middle Tennessee area.
LAST LAUNCH OF 2016!!!!!!!!
Saturday, October 8TH, 2016
MANCHESTER SOD FARM
2500 Hickerson Road, Manchester, TN
It's been a great year for flying, however all good things must come to an end. The October 8th launch will be the last launch of the year. We are expecting a good crowd due to the participation of a couple of scout troops.
October weather can be unpredictable, so please check this website on the evening of Friday, October 7th before driving to the site. You may also use the link on the right to join our Google Group. Last minute launch information will be transmitted to the Google Group first.
If you are seeking to certify High Power please email either our Tripoli or NAR advisors in advance so that they may insure that personnel and documents are available.
We will begin to set up the field at 9:00 am. There is a mandatory flyers meeting at 9:45 and we begin launching at 10:00am. Participation is free to all current MC2 and HARA members. Non-members must pay a $5.00 launch fee to fly .
We usually have a 10,000 foot waiver active from 10am until 6pm. October's launch may have a shortened launch window, so please arrive early. The field will definitely be open from 10am until 2pm, weather permitting.
You must complete one launch card per rocket per flight. Cards are available at the Range Safety Officer (RSO) tent. You may also print your own cards using this link.
You do not need any experience to fly with us. If you require assistance please inform the MC2 personnel at the RSO tent. We will arrange for a member to assist you.
As always, SPECTATORS ARE WELCOME ! WATCHING IS FREE!
Unnamed rocket built by the Hart County, Kentucky 4H Rocket Club. The students are competing in the high school SLI competition sponsored by NASA and NAR.
The Fisk University SLI Team prepares their rocket for flight.
SLI entry by Fisk University blasts off!
September Launch 2016
We had a great time Saturday! The weather was beautiful and the wind behaved itself for most of the day! Unfortunately, we had to end the launch around 4:00 pm due to the approach of severe weather.
There were a total of 57 flights including 3 Level One Certification attempts and 1 Level Two Certification attempt. A total of 3 flyers were certified during the launch.
The following is a breakdown of the flights. There were 37 Low Power, 10 Mid-Power flights and 10 High Power flights.
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