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Rocket Flying Rules

 

One: All pyrotechnic rocket flying will be conducted according to the United Kingdom Rocketry Association (UKRA) Safety Code, Version 5.0 ~ full details at: -

www.ukra.org.uk/safetycode

 

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Types of Rockets

 

Types: Open, Research, and Competition rocket flying in the following classes: -

 

  • Model Rockets = ½ A to G Class Motors, i.e. 0.00 to 160.00 Newton seconds (Ns) Total Impulse (TI).
  • High Power Rockets = H to M Class Motors, i.e. 160.01 to 10,240.00 Ns TI. *
  • Large Rockets** = N, and over N Class Motors, i.e. 10,240.01 Ns and greater TI*.

* Including Experimental/research rockets (See Rules)

** See Rules

Motors = Solid, Hybrid, or Liquid Propellants.

 

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Competitions

As many of the Events listed below will be flown at IRW as entries for them are presented.

Scale Contest.

 

 

Theme: IRW 2016 Scale Contest is Open Themed. Any scale model is eligible. The more the merrier!

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Schedule

 

The Fairlie Moor Rocket Site (FMRS) will be open for all of the listed Types and Classes of rocket flying from:

Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th August 2016 (inclusive),

between the hours of

12Noon and 7pm Local Time (12.00Hrs to 19.00Hrs BST, 11.00Hrs to 18.00Hrs GMT),

to the Site Ceiling of

16,000 Feet (4,876 Metres) Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL), weather permitting.

 

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