Launch Windows

Launch Windows

Post by Mark Johnso » Sat, 05 Nov 1994 23:29:40



Launch Windows Online, Update 94-5c.

Updated Launch Windows as of November 4, 1994. Includes all previous
submissions for 5 November or later.

New in this edition:
November Launches in Honolulu
Frostbite Snoopy Local Meet, Columbus, OH.

November 5
Saturday - Launch - Bomber Field, Monaville, TX. Sponsored by NASA-
Houston, NAR Section 365.  FAA Waiver ceiling 6000 ft 8 AM -11 AM, 4000
ft 11 AM - 5 PM. Contact: Edward Tindell, PO Box 75097, Houston, TX
77234-5097 or call (713) 930-0698.

Saturday - Launch - Dallas, TX. Sport Launch sponsored by DARS, NAR
Section 308. Launch starts at 10:00 AM and runs until everyone is out
of rockets. Contact: Jack Sprague, (817) 497-7009.

Saturday - Launch, Huntsville, AL. Sport Launch sponsored by HARA, NAR
Section 403. To be held at old Huntsville Airport. Contact: Vince Hugele,
11108 Argent Dr., Huntsville, AL  35803 or call (205) 881-2904.

Saturday - BOMB-1 Meet, Monaville, TX (15 miles NW of Houston). NAR
Sanctioned Open Meet. Events: C SRD, C ELD, B HD, A RG, A Flex BG.
FAA waiver to 5000 ft. AGL for sport flying. Contact: Terry White,
5807 Bermuda Dunes, Houston, TX  77069.

November 5-6
Saturday-Sunday - Fall Danville Launch, Danville IL. High power launch
sponsored by Tripoli Chicago. New field is approximately 5 miles from the
motel at *** Road and I-74 in Danville. Contact: Dennis Wacker,
(708) 888-8587 between 7 and 10 PM CDT.

November 6
Sunday - Launch - Rowlett, TX. Launch starts at 2:00 PM. Sponsored by
MARS-TX. Contact: Wayland Scott, 7400 Catamaran Rd., Rowlett, TX  75088
or call (214) 475-3886.

Sunday - Launch - Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center open fun
fly. 12 Noon to 3 PM. Contact: (310) 286-8981, TDD (301) 286-8103.

Sunday - Launch - Wichita, KS. Launch starts at 2:00 PM. Sponsored by
KOSMO, NAR Section 427. New FAA "Large Model Rocket" weight limits in
effect. Contact: Mark Johnson, 3532 S. 154th St. E., Wichita, KS 67232,

Sunday - Launch - Honolulu, HI. Sport launch sponsored by the Sky
Performance Rocket Club of Hawaii, NAR Section 852 and held at
the Halawa District Park (near Aiea) from 10 AM to 2 PM. Contact:

944-3162.

November 11 - 13
Friday-Sunday - Floricon '94, Tampa, Florida. Florida Rocketry Convention
sponsored by FSA, NAR Section 481. Night launches, sport flying, fun
contests, and high power launch. Nonflying events wil include a swap meet,
manufacturers and vendors presentations, and talks on rocketry related
subjects. Special guest: Ed LaCroix/Apogee Components. Contact: Bill
Dauphin, 6153 Seven Springs Blvd, Lake Worth, FL 33463-1607, or call
Manuel Mejia, Jr. at (813) 874-7641 for local info.

November 12
Saturday - Launch, Lucerne, CA. High power and model rocket launch
sponsored by ROC, NAR Section 538. FAA Waiver ceiling 5000 ft. All motors
must be approved by California State Fire Marshal. Contact: Rick Houpt,

(714) 991-6600 or CompuServe 74024,216.

November 13
Sunday - Launch - Richboro, PA. Sport Launch sponsored by PARA, NAR
Section 520. 10 AM - 3 PM. Contact: PARA Information Services, PO
Box 206, Richboro, PA  18954-0206.

Sunday - Launch - Ft. Wayne, IN. Sport Launch sponsored by SCAM,
NAR Section 282. Contact: Robert Hart, 3903 Castell Dr., Ft. Wayne,
IN  46835 or call (219) 486-4815.

Sunday - Launch - Lisle, IL. Sport Launch Sponsored by NIRA, NAR Section
117. Launch starts at 2:00 PM. Launch site: Community Park, Lisle, IL
(west suburban Chicago). Contact:  Bob Kaplow (708) 428-1181 (Internet


November 19
Saturday - Launch - Raritan, NJ. Sport Launch sponsored by GSSS, NAR
Section 439. Location: Northbranch Park. Field open 10 AM to 3 PM. 1 lb
weight limit, 80 N-sec power limit. Contact: Bob Zabriskie, RD #2 Box
227, Peachtree Rd., Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Saturday - Launch, Champaign, IL. Sport Launch Sponsored by CIA, NAR
Section 527. Flying starts at 1:00 PM FAA waiver for models up to 1500
grams, 1500 foot ceiling. Location: Pick Dodds Park, Champaign, IL.
Contact: Jonathan Sivier, (217) 359-8225 (Internet e-mail


November 19-20
Saturday-Sunday - Texas Turkey Shoot, Dallas, Texas. NAR Sanctioned
Regional Meet Sponsored by DARS, NAR Section 308. Events: A RG, C SD, C HD,
D ELD, D SRA, Peanut SpSc. Standard DARS FAA Waiver to 3200/5000 AGL will
be in effect. Contact: Buzz McDermott, (214) 702-8466 or

November 20
Sunday - Launch - Seven Fields, PA. Sponsored by PSC, NAR Section 473.
Launch starts at 1:00 PM. Contact: Art Nestor, 230 Arthur St.,
Zelienople, PA  16063 or call (412) 452-8310.

Sunday - Launch - Dallas, TX. Sport Launch sponsored by DARS, NAR
Section 308. Launch starts at 2:00 PM and runs until everyone is out
of rockets. Contact: Jack Sprague, (817) 497-7009.

Sunday - Launch - Rochester, NY.  Sport Launch sponsored by
MARS, NAR Section 136.  Parma Town Park. Contact:  John Viggiano, 35
Mickens Bend, W. Henrietta, NY 14586 or call (716) 359-3869.

Sunday - Launch - Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center open fun
fly. 12 Noon to 3 PM. Contact: (310) 286-8981, TDD (301) 286-8103.

Sunday - Launch - Honolulu, HI. Sport launch sponsored by the Sky
Performance Rocket Club of Hawaii, NAR Section 852 and held at
Queen Kapiolani Regional Park in Waikiki from 4 PM to 6:30 PM. Contact:

944-3162.

December 3
Saturday - Launch - Johnson Space Center, Houston TX. Sponsored by NASA-
Houston, NAR Section 365. 9 AM to 12 Noon. Contact: Edward Tindell,
PO Box 75097, Houston, TX 77234-5097 or call (713) 930-0698.

Saturday - Launch - Dallas, TX. Sport Launch sponsored by DARS, NAR
Section 308. Launch starts at 10:00 AM and runs until everyone is out
of rockets. Contact: Jack Sprague, (817) 497-7009.

December 4
Sunday - Launch - Rowlett, TX. Launch starts at 2:00 PM. Sponsored by
MARS-TX. Contact: Wayland Scott, 7400 Catamaran Rd., Rowlett, TX  75088
or call (214) 475-3886.

Sunday - Launch - Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center open fun
fly. 12 Noon to 3 PM. Contact: (310) 286-8981, TDD (301) 286-8103.

December 10
Saturday - Launch, Champaign, IL. Sport Launch Sponsored by CIA, NAR
Section 527. Flying starts at 1:00 PM FAA waiver for models up to 1500
grams, 1500 foot ceiling. Location: Pick Dodds Park, Champaign, IL.
Contact: Jonathan Sivier, (217) 359-8225 (Internet e-mail


Saturday - Launch, Lucerne, CA. High power and model rocket launch
sponsored by ROC, NAR Section 538. FAA Waiver ceiling 5000 ft. All motors
must be approved by California State Fire Marshal. Contact: Rick Houpt,

(714) 991-6600 or CompuServe 74024,216.

December 11
Sunday - TANNENBAUM '94 - Scale Christmas Tree Launch. Sponsored by PARA,
NAR Section 520. 10 AM - 3 PM. Contact: PARA Information Services,
PO Box 206, Richboro, PA  18954-0206.

December 17
Saturday - Launch - Johnson Space Center, Houston TX. Sponsored by NASA-
Houston, NAR Section 365. 9 AM to 12 Noon. Contact: Edward Tindell,
PO Box 75097, Houston, TX 77234-5097 or call (713) 930-0698.

Saturday - Launch - Raritan, NJ. Sport Launch sponsored by GSSS, NAR
Section 439. Location: Northbranch Park. Field open 10 AM to 3 PM. 1 lb
weight limit, 80 N-sec power limit. Contact: Bob Zabriskie, RD #2 Box
227, Peachtree Rd., Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

December 18
Sunday - Launch - Seven Fields, PA. Sponsored by PSC, NAR Section 473.
Launch starts at 1:00 PM. Contact: Art Nestor, 230 Arthur St.,
Zelienople, PA  16063 or call (412) 452-8310.

Sunday - Launch - Dallas, TX. Sport Launch sponsored by DARS, NAR
Section 308. Launch starts at 2:00 PM and runs until everyone is out
of rockets. Contact: Jack Sprague, (817) 497-7009.

Sunday - Launch - Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center open fun
fly. 12 Noon to 3 PM. Contact: (310) 286-8981, TDD (301) 286-8103.

December 24
Saturday - Launch, Champaign, IL. Sport Launch Sponsored by CIA, NAR
Section 527. Flying starts at 1:00 PM FAA waiver for models up to 1500
grams, 1500 foot ceiling. Location: Pick Dodds Park, Champaign, IL.
Contact: Jonathan Sivier, (217) 359-8225 (Internet e-mail


1995 Events:

January 15
Sunday - Frostbite Snoopy XXVII, Tuttle Crossing (Dublin), OH. NAR
Sanctioned Local Meet sponsored by CSAR, NAR Section 113. Events: RDD,
D SD, D BG, C ELD. Contact: Larry Rice, 1416 Aven Drive, Columbus, OH
43227 or call (614) 235-1339.

March 19
Sunday - Launch - Rochester, NY.  Sport Launch sponsored by
MARS, NAR Section 136.  Parma Town Park. Contact:  John Viggiano, 35
Mickens Bend, W. Henrietta, NY 14586 or call (716) 359-3869.

April 22-23
Saturday-Sunday - Blazanin IV, Sheridan, OR. High Power Sport Launch
sponsored by Tripoli Northwest and Tripoli Oregon. FAA Waiver to 5000
feet AGL. Contact: Jim McLaughlin, (503) 246-0601 or e-mail to

April 29-30
Saturday-Sunday - ECRM-22 Regional Meet, Middletown, MD. NAR Sanctioned
Regional Meet sponsored by NARHAMS, NAR Section 139. Events: 1/2A Alt,
A BG(MR), A FW(MR), C ELA, SPSC, OSL. Contact: Tom Lyon, PO Box 1746,
Prince Frederick, MD 20678 or call (301) 855-9457.

May 20 - 21
Saturday-Sunday. NYSPACE '95, Geneseo, NY.  NAR Sanctioned Regional
Meet.  Events: TBD Contact: Dan Wolf, 235 Kislingbury St., Rochester,
NY 14613 or call (716) 458-3848.  E-mail to Compuserve 73165,1463.

July 22 - 28, Saturday-Friday.
NARAM -37.  National Championships - National Warplane Museum, Geneseo, NY.
Sport flying all week.  Contest flying, 7-24 through 7-28.  Events: 1/2A PD,
C SD, A B/G, A Flex (MR), 1/2A Alt., C ELA, D SRA, OSL, R&D, Peanut Sport
Scale (A Div.), Giant Sport Scale (B,C, Teams).  Special Events: TBD.
Contact:  Dan Wolf, 235 Kislingbury St., Rochester, NY 14613 or call
(716) 458-3848.  E-mail to Compuserve 73165,1463.