Sep 072018

A photo of Nick who is one of our spectacular Launch Crew Members the last time we did a Cub Scout Event  🙂





Hello to all of our Flyers,

Unfortunately, the weather reports are getting worse for Saturday with the forecast showing Thunderstorms from early morning through late afternoon.

And on a better note….. Broward Area Rocketry has once again been asked by the Local Cub Scouts and the BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA South Florida Council to do an Exhibition at Camp Elmore which is on the other side of Vista View Park on Saturday October 6th, 2018.

We have decided to make this our October Launch and all Flyers are invited.   

It is a small field so this is a good time to have fun with Low-Low Power Rockets and Motors.  And if you have the Jolly Chute Releases,  we can do larger motors as well.

We will update the Web Site and Email with more information as we get closer to the Event.

Lets make this a big turn out as we support the Scouts and our Community!

If anyone has questions,  please contact Marc at

The Bars Launch Crew 



Sep 072018

Hello to all of our Flyers……

The Weather Reports have been reporting more Rain for Saturday but we have seen that before and in some cases wound up having good weather.

We are going to keep track of the Weather and will post a Go or No Go before 9:00 AM Saturday Morning.

Please check this Web Site before you head out to Vista View Park.

The BARS Launch Team




Sep 052018

Hello to all of our Flyers!

It looks like we have a “GO” this Saturday!

Possible light Showers in the Afternoon 
Wind speed: 4 mph SSW
Wind gusts: 9 mph
Max UV-Index: 4

Looking forward to a LARGE turnout!!

On a technical note…….

Our newly upgraded Launch Cables worked flawlessly.  Not a single Cable Miss-fire!

We always request ask that if you can, come out early at 10:00 AM to help set up. The faster we are up, the faster we are flying. 

All help is extremely appreciated.

Please remember to sign up to our Member/Mailing  List.   You must be on that list to Fly at Vista View.

Please note:  Requirements to be able to Fly at Vista View Park

You must be a NAR Member.

You can become a National Association of Rocketry Member by clicking on this link.   Please note on the signup form that NAR Section # 717 sent you.  The NAR likes to keep track.                                                                                            

If you have not already done so, please enter your name in the Flight Form on the Right Side of the page as we have to give this list to the Park a day before the Launch.  

If you have already done this,  please enter it again just to make sure. The Form will tell you if you have already done so and you will not have to do it again.

We fly A through G Motors but no Multi-Stage or Cluster Rockets. And all Rockets and Motors must be inspected before you go out to the Pads.

We will also be asking for people to volunteer to be Spotters on the field.  We will change people around as the day goes on.

We are doing everything we can to stay in the good graces of the Park and the County.

The BARS Launch Crew get to the field at Vista View Park at about 10:00 AM to set up the Tent, the Launch Equipment, and Pads. Everyone is invited to help and it is very appreciated.

All NAR and Vista View Park Safety Rules are in EFFECT! Let’s have a SAFE DAY!

For all Launches, please remember to bring water, sunscreen and head covering to protect you from the Sun. The South Florida Sun is very strong.  Even on a Cloudy Day,  you will get fried! Chairs, small covered tents, and tables are welcome as well.

Lastly, If you are looking for Motors, please contact  Nick Martin at

Please remember that Broward Area Rocketry does not charge any per Flight or Yearly Membership Fees for our Monthly General Launch.   We exist solely on your donations.   Please don’t forget to throw something in the Donation Jar as you come around to the Flight Table to Sign in.  Thank you all who continue to help BARS offer our Launches every month!

See you all this Saturday,

The BARS Launch Crew

  1. Launch Reminder for this Saturday August 11th, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Vista View Park
  2. Launch Reminder for this Saturday July 14th, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Vista View Park
  3. Launch Cancelled for Saturday June 9th, 2018
  4. Launch Reminder for this Saturday June 9th, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Vista View Park
  5. Launch Cancelled because of Rain
  6. Weather Update for Saturday May 12th, 2018
  7. Launch Reminder for this Saturday May 12th, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Vista View Park