Records

Records that do not violate our FAA waiver, NAR safety rules, or BARC policies achieved by BARC members at BARC launches. Altitudes & distances must be verified by the RSO.

Performance & Achievement:

  • Highest Altitude: Al Kozin,   6,896 ft (8/26/17)
  • Runner-Up Altitude: Fred Traverni,   6,850 ft (5/28/16)
  • Largest (Sub “M”) Avg Thrust Motor: Mike Zapolski, Sr., CTI K2045 (7/15/17)
  • Largest (Sub “M”) Impulse Motor: Mike Zapolski, Sr., CTI K6501,750 Ns (7/16/16)
  • Longest Rocket: Al Kozin;  95″
  • Heaviest Rocket: Al Kozin; 46 Lbm
  • First Level 3 Rocket Launched: Al Kozin, Formula 150, 75mm AT M1500
  • Most Rockets Launched: Jerry Haught, 11 (7/16/16)
  • Most Complex (motor/staging) Rocket:
    • LPR (A-D): Randy Jarvie, “Red Crayon” [2 D12s & 2 A10s] ( 11/19/16)
    • MPR (E-G):
    • HPR: Fred Traverni, Kosmic Karma, 2-stage [I300T/I218R] (5/28/16)
  • Mile-High Club: Fred Traverni (5/28/16); Mike Zapolski, Sr. (7/16/16); Jason Meyers (9/10/16); Al Kozin (08/26/17)
  • Closest to the Pad: Jason Meyers, 75 ft., apogee 1,798 ft. (08/20/16)
    • Altitude >600 ft; Chute Release recoveries not eligible.
    • Safely recover under a fully deployed parachute within 100 ft. of pad.
  • Runner-up Closest to the Pad:
  • Longest:
    • Recovery Distance: Noah Staas-Haught, Das Zucken, 2 miles (11/21/15)
    • Distance Traveled: Northeastern University AIAA Team; Boston, MA (11/19/16)
  • Big Daddy Contest (10/15/16):
    • Stock (Closest to pad): Noah Staashaught
    • Unlimited (Max. Altitude): Mike Zapolski, Sr. (3,207 ft)
  • Mega Der Red Max Contest (July 2017)
    • Challenge 1 (Altitude & Landing  Distance): Brian Schenkenberger
    • Challenge 2 (Max. Altitude <5,000 ft.): No Entries

NAR HPR Certifications

  • Level 1: 11/21/15 – Jerry Haught, Butch Delaney, Paul Sandyck; 03/19/16 – Dan Domina, Anthony Giampetro; 05/28/16 – Gary Hewitt; 07/16/16 – Jason Meyers; 08/20/16 – Jessica Snyder; 09/10/16 – John Harnsberger; 11/19/16 – Noah Staashaught (Junior); Shawn Quigg
  • Level 2: 04/16/16 – Dan Domina; 08/20/16 – Jason Meyers; 11/19/16 – Brian Schenkenberger; 08/26/17- Jerry Haught;

NAR RSA Awards Rocket Science Achievement (RSA) awards are issued by the NAR to member applicants who satisfy award requirements in the following categories: 

  • Faster Than Sound:
  • Mile Marker: No. 1 – Mike Zapolski, Sr.;
  • Data Downlink for In Flight Insight:
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