Canberra Rocketry Groups' 3rd and final high power launch for 2018 will take place from Monday 10th to Friday 14th of September at our Ardlethan launch site, weather permitting. This is an extended launch to compensate for the one we missed in March due to the Groups' CAP Expo participation in March.
The Ardlethan launch site currently has a ceiling of 15,000 feet (under review to increase this to 25,000') and is located in wide open paddocks with few trees. We will also be launching low and mid power rockets.
All rocketeers are welcome to come along and fly to their certification level. Launching will kick off about 8:30 each morning and will wrap up at 5pm each day. If you would like to come along, let us know through either a message on Facebook or through email to email@example.com
CRG has the launch equipment to launch low, mid power rockets on rods and high power rockets on 1010 rail (up to 3 metres long) and 1515 rail (3.6 meters) on a reinforced frame. We have hybrid launch capability, but rocketeers are more than welcome to bring along their own launch kit if they need something that we do not have. Contact us via our email address and we can discuss if our kit fits your system.
Interstate flyers interested in launching with us at Ardlethan are most welcome and should contact us for further details by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Ardlethan is about 3 ½ hours from Canberra, 4 ½ hours from Sydney and about 5 hours from Melbourne. Head to the CRG website (http://canberrarocketry.no-ip.org/) and go to the High Power page for more details on the site. Click on the following link for a Google maps link showing the location of Ardlethan – http://goo.gl/maps/z3jXW.
Accommodation in Ardlethan is at the London Hotel with both motel style and pub rooms available. To book accommodation give Jason a call on 02 6978 2300.There is also a B&B operated by Del Garett that people can stay at – Del can be contacted on 0457 905 005. Accommodation is also available at the Beckom Hotel a few km from Ardlethan.
Hope to see you at Ardlethan.
Canberra Rocketry Group
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Sorry for the delay in reporting back about the CRGs' last HPR launch for 2018 at Ardlethan, folks! It was a beauty! Most days were perfect rocket flying weather. Please head over to our Facebook page to read a more detailed description and view a selection of images from our 20th Ardlethan launch.
TRA 14574 L2 (CRG)
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