neddy1967 wrote:If you want to have a composite motor a pyrotechicians license is required.
Black powder motors are exempt then as they're not composite motors?
neddy1967 wrote:Unfortunately after discussing this with my cohorts in Dept of Premier and Cabinet one of which actually certified on an M in 2006 in S.A. the sentiment was "these rules are in place to protect us from ourselves".
Was that in writing? I ask as often government bureaucrats will say the thing that makes the least amount of work for them. If it's in writing they're much more conscious of that and put a bit more effort in, so to speak.
neddy1967 wrote:This speaks to the ultra conservative nature of the nanny state and the willingness to prosecute on a technicality.
That seems to be a bit of conjecture. Has anyone actually been prosecuted for this?
neddy1967 wrote:I believe this is what has driven the old AARC down the path of "private" launches and a Facebook page only.
I'm sorry, but are you implying the AARC is launching in private in SA expressly against the laws that exist there? Last time I heard of them they were attempting to use GoFundMe to raise money to rebuild the club and that was unsuccessful.