Jun 102019
 

 

To all of our Flyers & Friends,

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11’s successful trip and Lunar landing, we are holding a joint Launch with our sister club the Homestead Public Rocketry Club (HPRC).

 

 

The HPRC Field is located at:

Homestead Air Reserve Park

26851 SW 127th Ave, Homestead, Florida 33039

The Broward Area Rocketry Launch Crew, Brian, George, Nick, Roy & Marc will all be there and ask all of our Flyers past and present to join us as well.

Will will be sending out updates as we get closer to Launch Day

 

 

Jun 052019
 

Hello to all of our flyers, spectators, and friends!

We are on for this Saturday June 8th starting at 10:00 AM to setup and get flying.

The administration at Vista View Park has cleared us for the use of “Hill” for the day!

We are looking for a good turn out, so please join us at the Park!

 

 

 

The weather:

Partly sunny with some rain
91°F wind speed: 7 mph S
wind gusts: 9 mph  max. UV-Index: 8

We will be at the Field so don’t let the Rain in the forecast keep you away.

We are about a month away from the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. It is time to start preparing your Saturn 1B/Saturn 5/Lunar Module Builds to commemorate this historic occasion!

We are looking for a good turn out, so please join us at the Park!

Update:  We are talking with The Homestead Public Rocketry Club to do a Joint Launch at their Field which is located at the Homestead Air Reserve Park  on Saturday, July 20th, 2019 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the the First Moon Landing.  

If interested, please contact BARS at info@narbars.org.

 

Our next General Launch is this Saturday, June 8th, with setup starting at 10:00 AM.  Your help setting up is very appreciated!

Please remember to sign up to our Member/Mailing  List.   You must be on that list to Fly and go out to the Launch Pads at Vista View.

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

You must be a NAR Member to go out to the Pads.  Not a NAR Member yet?  Come on out and see what we do.  And bring your Rockets.  A BARS Member will take your Rocket out to the Pads and recover it for you.

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 at this time.

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.

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 with our Launches every month!  

See you all this Saturday,

The BARS Launch Crew

Brian, George, Nick, Roy & Marc

May 082019
 

Hello to all of our flyers, spectators, and friends!

We are on for this Saturday May 11th starting at 10:00 AM to setup and get flying.

The administration at Vista View Park has cleared us for the use of “Hill” for the day!

 

 

We are looking for a good turn out, so please join us at the Park!

The weather is looking pretty good   

No rain in the forecast!

Partly Sunny   87°F
wind speed: 7 mph SE  wind gusts: 11 mph
max. UV-Index: 8

Our next General Launch is this Saturday, May 11th, with setup starting at 10:00 AM.  Your help setting up is very appreciated!

Please remember to sign up to our Member/Mailing  List.   You must be on that list to Fly and go out to the Launch Pads at Vista View.

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

You must be a NAR Member to go out to the Pads.  Not a NAR Member yet?  Come on out and see what we do.  And bring your Rockets.  A BARS Member will take your Rocket out to the Pads and recover it for you.

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 at this time.

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.

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 with our Launches every month!  

See you all this Saturday,

The BARS Launch Crew

Brian, George, Nick, Roy & Marc

Apr 102019
 

Hello to all of our flyers, spectators, and friends!

We are on for this Saturday April 13th starting at 10:00 AM to setup and get flying.

The administration at Vista View Park has cleared us for the use of “Hill” for the day!

 

In other news,  we finally found the needed push-button switches on-line and replaced the Main Launch Button.

Plus we built four new legs for one of our PVC Pads that had been out of service. 

All is well!

We are looking for a good turn out, so please join us at the Park!

The weather is looking pretty good   

No rain in the forecast!

Partly sunny
82°F    Wind speed: 7 mph ESE  Wind gusts: 13 mph
max. UV-Index: 11

Our next General Launch is this Saturday, March 9th, with setup starting at 10:00 AM.  Your help setting up is very appreciated!

Please remember to sign up to our Member/Mailing  List.   You must be on that list to Fly and go out to the Launch Pads at Vista View.

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

You must be a NAR Member to go out to the Pads.  Not a NAR Member yet?  Come on out and see what we do.  And bring your Rockets.  A BARS Member will take your Rocket out to the Pads and recover it for you.

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 at this time.

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.

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 with our Launches every month!  

See you all this Saturday,

The BARS Launch Crew

Brian, George, Nick, Roy & Marc

Mar 072019
 

Hello to all of our flyers, spectators, and friends!

February was a bit windy but we still managed to get some flying done.

 

 

 

 

The weather is looking pretty good!  

Partly sunny
82°F    Wind speed: 9 mph ESE  Wind gusts: 13 mph
max. UV-Index: 7

Our next General Launch is this Saturday, March 9th, with setup starting at 10:00 AM.  Your help setting up is very appreciated!

Please remember to sign up to our Member/Mailing  List.   You must be on that list to Fly and go out to the Launch Pads at Vista View.

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

You must be a NAR Member to go out to the Pads.  Not a NAR Member yet?  Come on out and see what we do.  And bring your Rockets.  A BARS Member will take your Rocket out to the Pads and recover it for you.

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 at this time.

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.

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 with our Launches every month!  

See you all this Saturday,

The BARS Launch Crew

Brian, George, Nick, Roy & Marc

 

Pookie, The Rocket Dog!

Feb 072019
 

Hello to all of our flyers, spectators, and friends!

We had a really nice Launch in January with good weather and a number of new people coming on out to fly!

Looking forward to more of that in February!

The weather is looking pretty good!  

Partly sunny  79°F
wind speed: 9 mph NE  Wind gusts: 13 mph  
max. UV-Index: 5

 

Our next General Launch is this Saturday, February 9th, with setup starting at 10:00 AM.  Your help setting up is very appreciated!

Please remember to sign up to our Member/Mailing  List.   You must be on that list to Fly and go out to the Launch Pads at Vista View.

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

You must be a NAR Member to go out to the Pads.  Not a NAR Member yet?  Come on out and see what we do.  And bring your Rockets.  A BARS Member will take your Rocket out to the Pads and recover it for you.

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 at this time.

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.

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 with our Launches every month!

See you all this Saturday,

The BARS Launch Crew

 

Pookie, The Rocket Dog!

Jan 112019
 

Happy New Year! to all of our flyers, spectators, and friends!

We are looking forward to our first Launch of 2019 and hope you will all join us to start the year off right.

 

 

For a change, the weather is looking very good!  

Intermittent clouds        77°F
Wind speed: 9 mph ESE    Wind Gusts: 11 mph max. UV-Index: 2

 
Our next General Launch is this Saturday, January 12th, 2019, starting at 10:00 AM.  In January we will be back to our 2nd Saturday’s.

Please remember to sign up to our Member/Mailing  List.   You must be on that list to Fly and go out to the Launch Pads at Vista View.

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

You must be a NAR Member to go out to the Pads.  Not a NAR Member yet?  Come on out and see what we do.  And bring your Rockets.  A BARS Member will take your Rocket out to the Pads and recover it for you.

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 at this time.

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.

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 with our Launches every month!

See you all this Saturday,

The BARS Launch Crew

 

Pookie, The Rocket Dog!

Dec 272018
 

 

Wishing all of our Flyers, Spectators, and Friends a very Happy New Year!

Just wanted to take a moment to thank you all for supporting Broward Area Rocketry throughout 2018.

 

It has been a bit of a rough year because of weather, permits and a few other factors but BARS is back on track and we all look forward to a great 2019!

And once again, I need to thank our Launch Crew, 

Brian, George, Nick, Roy, and our RSO/LCO Emeritus, Scott.  BARS could not have done any of this without you.

See you all on January 12th, 2019 at 10:00 AM

P.S.

We have a Flyer up in Punta Gorda who has a large amount of Rocketry Gear to donate to BARS if we can get it.  If anyone is going to be up in that area in the very near future, please Click Here to contact us for the pick up Information.