Launch Recap for April 7, 2018

Yet another windy launch day! Great job to all who kept their flying confined to the field and from the rocket hungry trees! Despite the really variable winds, multiple directions, up and down gusts, and altitude variations, the day surprised … read more »

Launch Recap for February 3, 2018

Mike H. rightly said on the ROCK Facebook site that today was a day of challenges! Despite our precautions, we encountered challenges to keep rockets on the field, challenges to fly with parachutes, challenges to avoid the rocket eating trees … read more »

January 5, 2018

Happy New Year fliers! Welcome to all who joined us on this crisp and mildly windy but lovely day, particularly to the new fliers and visitors. We’re really pleased to be able to serve you with a launch venue to … read more »

November 4, 2017

Good Day! Blue sky, good visibility, and low winds. We were a bit concerned for field conditions given that the State Forest has been in recovery from Irma mode but they had the field mowed and ready for us. We’re … read more »

Launch Recap for April 1, 2017

What a day!   Blue sky, good visibility, and low winds.  We were a bit concerned for field conditions because March has been so dry, but had no difficulties.  We were diligent to keep a good watch the few rockets … read more »

Launch Recap for November 5, 2016

Fall always brings wonderfully cooler conditions(hardly cool–but by comparison to July—85 degrees is WONDERFUL!).  Except for variable winds up to 27 MPH which halted  our operations the full blue sky and lots of fliers made for a great day! Welcome … read more »

Launch Recap for October 1, 2016

  Today was another beautiful day with WARM Florida temps.,  a partially cloudy day with good visibility, and low winds.   A recipe for a great day to launch! rockets.    We were a bit concerned for field conditions because of heavy … read more »

Launch Recap for August 6, 2016

Hot! Humid!  (Surprise!) Yesterday was another beautiful day with decent conditions,  reasonable visibility, and heavier winds.  We missed you! Welcome to all who joined us and particularly to the UCF Aeronautics Summer Aeronautics Crew!    We’re really pleased to be able … read more »

Launch Recap for July 2, 2016

Hot! Humid!  Florida! and Fun!  Yesterday was another beautiful day with excellent conditions,  plenty of visibility, minor to calm winds, and lots of fliers.  What a great day!  Even with all of the rain this past week, the field was … read more »

Launch Recap for June 4, 2016

Another rather warm but also beautiful day with excellent conditions,  plenty of visibility, minor to calm winds, and lots of fliers.  What a great day! Welcome to all who joined us!  We really enjoyed being with you, growing in skill, … read more »