Upcoming Launch Schedule

2014 - 2015 ROCC Season

All launches are at the Midland, NC site unless otherwise stated.

20 & 21 December

1 January 2015 -- Happy New Year!

17 & 18 January

21 & 22 February

21 & 22 March

18 & 19 April -- Camp Out!!

May & June dates TBD

Set-up starts at about 9:00, launches commence about 10:00. Field closes about 30 min. before dusk so we can clean up. Watch the site front page for specifics.

Thursday
Mar152007

St. Patrick's Day Launch

Launch is on March 17th and 18th. A Green St Patricks Launch. Saturday 11:00-7:30 Sounds like we can expect some winds for the first half the day, then it's suppose to gradually decrease through the remainder of the day. It frequently gets calmer as the day progress out there at the farm. Sunday 11:00-7:30 Is projected to be a really great day, knock on wood, to keep it that way. Confirmed Vendors on site (Marsh 17th and 18th) Performance Hobbies - Ken Allen Giant Leap - Tim Durbin Hobbytown USA - Brent Johnson (Contact all prior to the weekend to expedite orders)

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Wednesday
Mar142007

Launch Reports  reminders

Hi everybody... Sorry about being delayed in getting Roy's launch reports up. Also I wanted to remind everyone that there is a launch coming up this weekend, the 17th & 18th. It's St. Patrick's Day on Saturday so I have no idea if they'll be "little green men" out and about, but hopefully we'll have great weather and lots of flyers! See you there!

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Wednesday
Mar142007

February 24th, 2007 Post-launch report

Welcome, Welcome all you Rocket Geeks to the Post Rocket Launch for our February 24th make-up Saturday launch. (Besides being in a computer or chess club, this is one of the only organizations where everyone is proud to be a Nerd or Geek.) It�s great when we can have a second chance to fly because the weather gods chose our regular scheduled weekend to drop rain and blow strong winds.

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Wednesday
Mar142007

February 2007 Post-Launch report

Welcome to the 17 February post-Launch Rocket report, the short version. The Short Version, because, due to the projected high winds, we only had a one day Saturday launch.

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Wednesday
Mar142007

January 2007 Launch Report

Here is the Post-Launch Rocket report for the flight month of January, the first of the New Year, 2007. Before we have our second launch for the year, I should get out the post-launch report for January. It was a good weekend overall. Saturday we had a good turnout dispite what many thought would be adverse weather conditions.

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Saturday
Feb242007

No Launch Sunday Feb. 25

Roy here, No real surprise here. We already knew the weather for Sunday was projected to be bad. So we just want to confirm the cancellation of Sundays launch. The rain is supposed to move in after midnight and go through 12 noon, lighten up, then restart later in the afternoon. We had a really great launch all day today. Very calm overall and we were down to ROCC T-shirts by afternoon. I will tally up the launch figures later and get a post-launch report out as soon as I can. Thanks for coming out. Ralph, ROCC Prez. Roy, ROCC Sec.

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Friday
Feb232007

Vendor at launch this weekend

just a quick note. Brent Johnson of Hobby Town USA, out of Moresville is expected to come out this weekend. Hopefully he will make it so some of us can buy some low/mid-power engines. He also carries a lot of other items also, so drop over to his trailer. See you on the pads. Roy, ROCC Sec.

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Thursday
Feb222007

Saturday (Feb. 24) is a Go

Be pre-paired all ye Rocket Junkies. We have a Rocket Launch, make-up launch this weekend, 24-25 February. ROCC Prez Ralph arranged with Mr.Kip Williams to let us come back out to the farm this weekend to have another launch. To give us another chance to fly under better conditions than last weekend. Unless Mr. Kip is actually working the fields, it is usually not a problem. So, anybody who wants a second chance to do some flying, come on out. Ralph and a few of the rest of us plan on getting out there early to get the range setup and flights can start as soon as setup is complete. Earlier, it looked like Sunday would be OK until later in the afternoon, but the weatherman just can't seen to makeup his mind on when the rain front is to move into the area.So we will fly Saturday and make a weather decision Saturday evening, so check your e-mail, or ROCC website, late that night or Sunday morning.

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Saturday
Feb172007

Sunday's launch scrubbed

Due to the weather, wind & cold, Sunday's launch has been canceled. HOWEVER, we are rescheduling to next weekend. Note that the new launch schedule has been updated to next Saturday & Sunday, the 24th & 25th. Keep an eye on the site for more updates as the week progresses. Thanks to all who braved the wind and cold on Saturday and we'll see you on the field next weekend.

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Thursday
Feb152007

This Weekend's LAUNCH

Launch is on Feb 17th and 18th Saturday 9:30-6:00 Sunday 11:00-6:00 (weather permitting) Confirmed Vendors on site (Feb 17th and 18th) Performance Hobbies - Ken Allen Giant Leap - Tim Durbin (Contact both prior to the weekend to expedite orders) Due to weather concerns we may try to fly Feb 24th and 25th the next weekend 11:00-6:00 both days. Need to confirm dates with the Williams. NAR Contest launch March or April, Contest have been decided, will post more tomorrow. Note: Early start time on Saturday due to front approaching later in the day. Thanks, Ralph Roberts

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