Launch Day

Please review this page for important notes and last minute changes BEFORE traveling to a launch.  Updates are posted every other day beginning 7 -10 days before the launch with the final update by 0730 on launch day.

Launch Date: 04/21/18; (Rain Date: None)
Location:  Rabbit Hill Farm
; Specific Launch SiteApril 2018

  • Launch Condition:grlight (Go)
  • Launch Number: BSL-039 [** SPARKY motors will be permitted **]
  • Special Launches: Level 1 & 2 HPR Certifications
  • Forecast (as of 04/18/18 ): Sunny, 43-55°F, 10-11 MPH (WNW)

  • Site Setup: Begins @ 0900; Pads Open ~ 0930 (ish); Pads Close @ 1330 [This launch only].
  • For planning purposes, if you plan to launch a large, high altitude (>4,000 ft.), or complex rocket after 1200 please notify the RSO by 1300.
  • We are guests on private property, please respect the rules below, and the neighboring, properties
    • Do Not drive, or park, on any grassy (or crop) area.
    • Do Not Enter any planted crop field without explicit permission from the BARC President.
    • Property Speed Limit: 5 MPH
  • Launch Operations per established BARC policies
  • Fees & Flight Limits: BARC Launch Fees , BARC Flight Limits, Extended Altitude Flight Protocol, CTI VMAX Flight Restriction
  • All high power rockets MUST use rail buttons  (not launch lugs).
  • High power rocket & motor users must be HPR certified and BARC members.
  • Motor Impulse Limit:  K [Please read Notification Policy]
  • If you have a 1010 rail please bring it; 1515 Rail Use Policy
  • The launch site has no bathroom facilities, but they are available at the Greater Bridgeton Amish Market on Rte 49 (1.6 Mi from the site – towards Bridgeton).

NOTE:   New fliers may join at the launch, AND they must show a valid NAR / TRA membership card if they desire to launch a HPR.


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