Sep 172014

Hello Everyone!

We are back and  have Great News!   

Our NAR Level One Certification Flights are back on starting at our October 4th, 2014 General Launch!

It is time again for our Mid-month Misfire Alley Launch.   Event runs from 9:00 AM to sometime between 12:00 Noon and 1:00 PM.

The Launch is open to NAR members and sponsored guests
(Any NAR member registered to launch can sponsor a guest)

Bring your Rockets, Motors and Launch Equipment (or arrange with someone to use theirs) Your own equipment should include a Launch Pad, Launch Controller and a battery to power it all.

Again please note that to fly at this special event, you must be a NAR Member. You can become a member at    When you sign up, please note on your application that NAR Section # 717 sent you.

We will also have NAR Applications at the field if you want to sign up on the Launch Day.

See you all on Saturday, The BARS Launch Crew!


Just to refresh everyone for The Vista View Park and BARS Rules for Flying Low Power, Mid Power and High Power Rockets:

1) We have a 3000 Foot Federal Aviation Administration Ceiling. (FAA)

2) We can fly 1/4 A through G Motors. H Motors can be used for NAR Level One Cert Flights on designation days..

3) All High Power Flights must be accompanied by either a Rock-Sim or Open Rocket Printout showing your altitude will not exceed 3000 feet.

4) All Flyers must Sign In at the Launch Desk prior to every flight with their Name, Rocket type/name, Motor Used and NAR Number. .  You may be asked for your NAR Card and if you don’t have it or the Print-Out from your NAR Signup, you will not be allowed out to the Launch Pads. This is a Vista View Park Requirement.


For full Launch Information,  please read our BARS Misfire Alley Information before you come out to the Park.


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Mostly cloudy with thundershowers
But that has never stopped us before and we will be out on the field!
wind speed: 4 mph SE
wind gusts: 7 mph
max. UV-Index: 4


The BARS Launch Crew (Scott, Nick, and Marc) get to the field at Vista View Park  between 8:00AM and 8:30AM to setup 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, sun screen and head covering to protect you from the Sun. The South Florida Sun is very strong and even on a cloudy day,  you will get fried! Chairs, small covered tents and tables are welcome as well.

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.   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

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