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Next Launch is September 26-27

Bonus Night Launch on the 26th!

Rules for Night Launch:
**All daytime rules apply, except where overridden by supplemental night rules
**Max altitude – 1500’
**Max motor impulse – Low through small H (ex: H123)
**No complex flights – Clusters low power only
**No maiden flights – fly it first during the daytime
**Rockets need to be actively lighted
**Need lighting for entire flight profile, Motor thrust alone is not sufficient
**Should remain lit on the ground post-landing
**Rocket needs to be visible from 300’ away
**Low power requirements:
**Glow sticks
**Allowable for primary lighting up to “B” impulse due to low light output
**Can be supplemental “C” and above
**Phosphorescent / glowing paint is supplemental lighting only
**LEDs acceptable if securely attached
Requirements for larger rockets:
**Rockets heavier than 1lb require high-intensity LED or strobe to remain visible at apogee
**All segments of rocket have independent lighting (nose cone vs airframe)
**Require redundant lighting is suggested
All flashlights, lanterns and other handheld or work lighting needs to have a red filter to preserve night vision. Taillight repair tape works great, see Launch Director if you need some!
**People entering range need to have reflective clothing and/or carry lighting (red filtered)
You MUST fill out the following questionnaire BEFORE any Launch

CLICK HERE FOR MANDATORY QUESTIONNAIRE

 

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