TARC 2022 Finals NAR TARC Mentor Update May 20, 2022 Fellow NAR TARC Mentors — TARC 2022 is “in the books”. We held the Finals last weekend, our 18th in-person Finals, 19th Finals of any type (last year was “distributed” to 10 sites and 202 had no Finals, both due to COVID) and the 20th year of the program …Continue reading →
Contest Is Now Closed – Results Are In! St. Augustine Rocketeers is proud to announce its partnership with Discount Rocketry to bring you our first Virtual Rocket ContestUsing OpenRocket, a free, fully featured model rocket simulator, build a rocket that meets the contest and rocket requirements and we will have a virtual ‘flying’ contest on January 8, 2021.
This is Nostalgia for Infinity, the first kit prototype from Interstellar Rockets. It was not easy figuring out the kit and build sequence, but it’s finished. Will try to fly soon to test against design expectations.
Building a wireless launch controller based on this ‘Rolling code HCS301 Transmitter Keyfob & 4 Relay Receiver Controls 12V 433.92MHZ‘ The box at the pad is powered by a Mighty Max 12v, 5 Amp battery, and includes a safety on/off switch, bright LED indicators for continuity and short, and the relay board. Using lamp cord and alligator clips for the launch pad leads. Testing …Continue reading →
From an article by inventor Mr. Michael Moran (Peak of Flight Newsletter#531) It’s as simple as a tube (plastic straw) around a mounted dowel and string (Kevlar in this case) and polyester fabric. Had everything laying around; dollhouse shop supplies, fishing tackle, Christmas ribbons, and miscellaneous eye hooks, etc. Here’s the first incantation. flimsy plastic bulkheads for testing Here it is with balsa bulkheads and …Continue reading →