Nov 222011

Hello Everyone!

On the top of the list, I want to personally thank all of you who attend our launches a very Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!

Here is what’s happening in South Florida Rocketry.

Vista View Park has confirmed for our December 3rd, 2011 launch date.

As you can see from our headline, the next BARS Launch will be on Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 starting at 9:00AM. I usually get there between 8:00AM and 8:30AM to setup the Tent, the Launch Equipment and Pads. Your help is appreciated.

Vista View Park allows us to fly 1/4A’s to G motors.

Our Ground Support Equipment includes custom 1-pad, 3-pad and 7-pad Launch Controllers, a Six Pad Rack with 1/8″, 3/16″ and 1/4″ Launch Rods and a Quad-Pod for those of you whose Mid Power Rockets need a Launch Rail or a 1/2″ Rod. We are covered for just about anything you can launch in our field.

Thank you to all of you who continue to donate to our Launch Fund. We will continue to offer a free Model Rocket Kit for a $10.00 or higher Donation. Your voluntary donations help cover our equipment and permit costs and it also allows us not to have to charge Club Dues or monthly per person flight fees which most Rocketry Clubs do.

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

You can join the National Rocketry Association

If you do join the NAR, please let them know that NAR # 21632/NAR Section # 717 Sent ya! For every new NAR membership that is recommended by BARS, the club launch fund gets $5.00. Every little bit helps!

For Directions:

For all Launches, please remember to bring water, sun screen and head covering to protect you from the Sun. It is hot out there! Please remember even in December you can still get fried! Chairs, small covered tents and tables are welcome as well.

If you need to purchase motors, please see Bernie who usually shows up at the local launches. Please email him in advance at BENBUZZBOY3@AOL.COM to make arrangements. Bernie is a dealer for Cesaroni and Aerotech Motors and Hardware.

B.A.R.S. is now offering a free “For Sale” service for our members. Those of you who have any Rocketry related items to buy or sell, please email me a list and contact information and I will post it as space permits. You can see our first listing in the header at the top of the page.

P.S. For anyone who is taking digital photos and would like them posted on this site, please contact Marc at

Other South Florida Happenings

For any of you who ride a Motorcycle, the 2011 South Florida Toy Run is on Sunday December 11th which is less than 3 weeks away. The Toy Run is a yearly event that collects dollars and toys to benefit the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation in Hollywood, Florida.

I did this for the first time last year and you cannot believe the positive energy produced by more than 40,000 people getting together just to be able to to help the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation and in turn help thousands of children. It is an amazing day to experience.

Click here for further information about the South Florida 2011 Toy Run

And if you do ride, please join our Meetup Group

The Hollywood Motorcycle Riders

Anyone needing further information please contact us at

That is all for now. Please keep an eye out for our emails which always lets you know of the local launches.

We will catch you all soon! Marc

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