22 November Launch is On

The launch scheduled for 22 November is on.  Set up will start at 9 am with the range opening at 10 am.  The range will close at 3 pm.  There will be a 4,500 foot waiver in effect for high power rockets up to and including J motors. Volunteers are welcome to help set up as well as serve  on the range crew.

Enter through gate 5 and follow the signs to the parking area.

Performance Hobbies will be present.

The Corner Store across the street from the entrance to Great Meadow will be open offering sandiwiches, snacks and drinks.                                               

About NOVAAR

NAR logo

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.

Meetings

     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.
  • novaar.org e-mail addresses.
  • novaar.org Bulletin Board.
  • novaar.org Chat
  • access to upload pictures to novaar.org Gallery 2
  • access to novaar.org 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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