Holiday Party and Auction

The annual NOVAAR Holiday Party and Auction will be held at Aurora Flight Sciences Corp. in Manasass, VA on  Sunday7  December from 1 pm to 5 pm.. All members and their families are invited to join in the festivities.   Please bring a potluck dish to share with others.   The annual auction will begin immediately after dinner.  Everything offered will be sold. The major item is a Rose fin jig with a $300 reserve. Please join us for some great family entertainment.. 


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We are the Northern Virginia Association of Rocketry (NOVAAR)
Section 205 of the National Association of Rocketry (NAR)

We Fly Rockets

For current launch and meeting information visit our
Announcements Page 
or Bulletin Board.

Launch status will be announced by 8 pm on the Friday before a launch.

Attention Rocketeers

  • Do you enjoy building and flying rockets?
  • Need a good site to fly let alone, launch those big birds?
  • Interested in model rocket competition awards or earning achievement awards for flying?
  • Interested in rocket science projects?

     If you enjoy model rocketry, you are invited to join the Northern Virginia Association of Rocketry. NOVAAR is the public model rocket club in Northern Virginia, and is a chartered section of the National Association of Rocketry (NAR). We're one of the most active model rocket clubs in the U.S., with a 40 year history of success, safety and fun in the hobby of model rocketry.


     NOVAAR holds meetings once a month. We meet the first Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 at the Braddock District Government Office. The center is in North Springfield, two miles outside the Beltway (I495) at the intersection of Burke Lake Road and Rolling Road. For a map click here. Come visit a meeting and see why model rocketry would be more fun if you belonged to NOVAAR.

Membership Benefits

  • Free flights at our monthly rocket launch throughout the year including contests, sport fun flying and demonstrations.  Non-members pay $1 per flight.
  • Assistance with achieving advanced high-power rocketry certification.
  • Use of club's permit-approved, launch site with model  rocket and high power launching equipment and a 4500 ft waiver equipment.
  • Full access to the club website covering club activities plus articles on design and technical subjects.
  • Participation in rocket building sessions hosted by experts.
  • Regular monthly meetings which include an instructional or demonstration session.
  • e-mail addresses.
  • Bulletin Board.
  • Chat
  • access to upload pictures to Gallery 2
  • access to member only pages.

     Directions and map to our Great Meadows field Members Photo page: To be added send a scanned photo to Dan Winings or upload them youself by logging in and going to Gallery 2.

NOVAAR Officers and Coordinators


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