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February 2nd (Happy Groundhog’s Day!) at the ATLAS SITE. The current weather forecast, subject to change, predicts comfortable winter temps and favorable, light wind conditions for flying. Range and waiver are expected to be ready for operation starting at 9 AM and lasting until 3 PM or until we run out of motors, lose interest or the weather chases us away, whichever happens first. All flights for this launch must remain under the 12,000
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Thanks to everyone who turned out to help with the club's equipment cleanup day! ...
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Ah, what an awesome day! 27 different flyers put up a total of 69 flights (31 Class One 38 Class Two) including L2 Cert for Scott Dukes and L1 re-cert for Warren Musselman, Michael Huber’s 20,000′ long burn L, Steve Clapp 100′ rainbow streamer and Bob Steinke’s Vmax Moment of Inertia Mach shot and recovery. Green prairie for August – looks positive for Ofest ...
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Rough calculations have been made, and MAYHEM really did happen. Over the three clear and sun drenched days, a total of somewhere over 60 different fliers put up something like 241 flights (145 Class One, 96 Class Two), including a few L1 Certifications, a Jr. L1 Certification, 6 M powered flights and 2 N powered flights. Huge thanks to Colin Apke , William Bussell and David Pinter for excellent service as LCO’s and Pad Managers and to everyone that helped with set up and the end of an epic weekend cleanup. I can provide a better break down for each ...
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Launch Photos from Saturday, May 5, 2018 ...
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Dubious start Saturday morning. A good three to four inches of moisture on the ground, heavy cloud cover and only about 20 degrees. But incredibly, a fair number of folks believing conditions would improve. Lots of time standing around, reviewing options and discussing a little bit of everything before we started to unload the trailer and get the range set up. By 11:30, we we’re flying high into clear skies and with slightly warmer temps. 20 different flyers launched a total of 40 flights ( 16 Class One, 24 Class Two), including the Team from CSU testing air brakes for ...
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In case you were wondering - Despite the normal amount of un-certainty regarding the weather and vegetation conditions on the Pawnee National Grassland, Mile High Mayhem was another epic weekend for rocketry hobbyists.   A slow start, 8 to 10 mile an hour winds  and a short afternoon rain shower Friday afternoon didn’t  hinder the efforts of 24 different flyers from launching 57 flights – 44 Class One and 13 Class Two.  Much of the day was spent making final preparations for Saturday and Sunday’s flights. Waiver opened on Saturday at 8 AM and our safety briefing was held around 10 ...
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Upcoming Events

Saturday December 7, 2019
  • December Club Launch - Atlas

    Saturday December 7, 2019

    Atlas Site
    GPS 40.649070,-104.384445

    Take I25 to exit 269A, Colorado Highway 14 EAST.
    Go east on Highway 14 to the intersection with US Highway 85.
    From the intersection of Colorado Highway 14 and US Highway 85 in Ault.
    Continue East on Highway 14 20.3 miles, just past County Road 71
    Make left through gate and follow road approximately 1 mile to where it curves around West to launch site

     

Tuesday December 31, 2019
  • New Year's Eve

    Tuesday December 31, 2019

     

Wednesday January 1, 2020
  • New Year's Day

    Wednesday January 1, 2020

     

Saturday January 4, 2020
  • January Club launch - Atlas

    Saturday January 4, 2020

    Saturday, January 5th, 10 AM – NCR Launch at the Atlas Site, weather pending. For those of you driving a long ways to our launch, I’d recommend checking in with your favorite weather report or call the Greeley-Weld County Airport’s automated weather line at 970-352-3511.

     

Saturday January 11, 2020
  • Annual NCR Club Meeting

    Saturday January 11, 2020

    Saturday, January 12th – Annual membership and business meeting. Please consider this a CALL FOR AGENDA ITEMS. Our meeting is scheduled to be held at the VFW Hall in Ault. The tentative meeting Agenda is included at the end of this email. Please RSVP for lunch to this email directly and respond with your suggestions, criticisms, comments, and compliments. Thank you.

    NCR’s annual Membership and Business meeting will be held at noon on Saturday the 12th of January, 2019 in the VFW Hall in Ault. Our meeting will be held, snow or shine, at the VFW Hall #4334, immediately adjacent to and connected to the Bison Breath Saloon on Highway 14 and 1st Street in downtown Ault. Let’s mix business and pleasure.

    By popular demand, this meeting will also provide the opportunity for members and friends to show off projects and acquire or dispose of unwanted/extra rocketry related items. Come prepared to barter, buy or sell some real bargains. NCR will once again host a SWAP MEET. Got something rocketry related to sell or trade or give away? Bring it to the meeting.

    The VFW Hall will open at 11 for setting up the meeting and Swap Meet, updating and verifying membership information and raffle ticket sales. Lunch is planned for around noon – please RSVP to this email – the business meeting will start at 1. (All times are approximate) Please plan on attending the meeting as we have a lot to discuss and plan for the next year. Thank you.

    TENATIVE AGENDA 2019 NCR MEETING – 1 PM – VFW Hall 4334 Ault, CO.
    Opening Announcements – Cash Bar, Raffle tickets, Email addresses, Thank you Notes, Year in Review, (Order of items for discussion not necessarily set in concrete and subject to change; approximate times)

    Election of New Officers – TRA – Prefect, Secretary NCR – President
    FAA Waiver Reports – Joe Hinton 10 minutes
    USFS Land Use Permit – Joe Hinton 10 minutes
    Treasury and Membership Report – Dennis Billings 10 minutes
    NCR 2019 Launch Schedule – Joe Hinton 5 minutes

    Equipment Concerns – 10 minutes
    Contests & Awards – Brad Morse 10 minutes
    Bylaws Review – Changes? – 10 minutes
    WEBPAGE – Brad Morse 10 minutes
    Vendor Presentations – 10 minutes each – Moto-Joe, Mile High Rocketry, Falcon Rocketry
    New Business – ????
    ADJOURNMENT of official business

     

Saturday February 1, 2020
  • [Atlas Site] NCR Club Launch

    Saturday February 1, 2020

    Atlas Site
    40.885835,-104.638787

    •Take I25 to exit 269A, Colorado Highway 14 EAST.
    •Go east on Highway 14 to the intersection with US Highway 85.
    •From the intersection of Colorado Highway 14 and US Highway 85 in Ault.
    •Continue East on Highway 14 20.3 miles, just past County Road 71
    •Make left through gate and follow road approximately 1 mile to where it curves around West to launch site