Websites of Interest
National Association of Rocketry
The National Association of Rocketry (NAR)
is the oldest and largest sport rocketry organization in the world
dating back to 1957 and over 80,000 members strong. The NAR is the
sanctioning body of South Louisiana Rocketry.
Tripoli Rocketry Association
Tripoli is an organization dedicated to
the advancement and operation of amateur high power rocketry. It
is also the sanctioning body of our sister club TRA-LA. While the
primary focus of Tripoli is geared more toward high power rocketry, the
organization also supports the low, or model rocketry hobby as well.
Tripoli Louisiana (TRA-LA) is our sister
club which is focused more towards high power rocketry. For more
information on the organization, check out their website.
Owned by a fellow South Louisiana
rocketeer, Ed Shihadeh, Giant Leap is an excellent source of high
quality rocket components and motors. Giant Leap is well known
throughout the hobby for innovative and cutting edge products at with
great prices and excellent customer service.
Apogee Rocketry Components
Apogee is a company that is truly
dedicated to the hobby of model rocketry. In addition to selling
well known rocket kits, Apogee also stocks their own line of unique
models and engines as well as several other "lesser known" quality
brands. The Apogee website is a wealth of hobby related
information with free technical reports to download and an excellent
free periodical newsletter. Apogee is also the home of RockSim
Design and Simulation software, considered by many to be the premier
rocket design software.
Red Arrow Hobbies
Whether you're a model rocket beginner,
expert or a rocketry business, Red Arrow Hobbies is the store for you.
Originators of Phlexible Phenolic, one of the most popular materials for
high power rocket airframes Red Arrow Hobbies has served rocketeers,
TARC teams, 4H clubs, scout and church youth groups, summer camps and
schools for over 19 yrs. While their website maybe less flashy and
graphic oriented than many, their prices and customer support will more
than make up the difference.
Semroc Aeronautic Corporation
Semroc is the new "old model rocket
companies." Originally born in November 1967 and after a 31 year
"quiet phase", Semroc now qualifies as a B.A.R.M.
(Born-Again-Rocket-Manufacturer). Semroc strives to keep the roots
of model rocketry alive by recapturing the fun that brought us to where
the hobby is today and offering reproductions of many of the classic
kits of years ago as well as modern adaptations and modifications.
Balsa Machining Service
BMS manufactures custom and standard
rocket parts including balsa nose cones and transitions, centering
rings, body tubes, couplers, motor mounts, etc.. as well as selling a
selection of several specialized scale rocket kits and rocket glider
kits and engines. Balsa Machining Service is an excellent source
for parts for that custom design or hard to find parts.
A2Z is a complete online hobby store, but their prices on rocketry items are hard to beat.
FlisKits distinguishes itself in its return
to "rocketry of old" with a large and growing array of model rocket kits that
fire the imagination, teach basic skills and enables the modeler to grow their
skills and interest in all that model rocketry has to offer.
The Rocketry Forum
The Rocketry Forum (TRF) is a discussion
forum dedicated strictly to the rocketry hobby. Here you will find
user driven discussions on just about every aspect of the hobby from how
to get started to some of the most advanced topics. Most of the
topics are casual in nature, so if you have a question or need a
suggestion or just want to show off your latest effort, this is a great
place to do so.
Model Rocketry Reviews
As the title suggests, EMRR is a website
mainly dedicated to providing builder written reviews of all sorts of
rocketry kits and products. Note that the reviews on this site are
not manufacturer influenced, therefore if you have a product you are
ready to use or build, chances are you can find an honest review and
other information pertaining to it here. EMRR also provides
several rocketry contests throughout the year with excellent prizes.
A web portal dedicated to hobby rocketry
enthusiasts around the globe. Here you will find an exhaustive
collection of hobby rocketry web site links for vendors, manufacturers,
clubs, organizations, individuals as well informational sites, books,
publications, as well as exclusive special reports, discussion forums,
chat rooms and rocketry related auctions.
Model Rocket Altitude Predictor
A quick online model rocket simulation to
predict expected altitude and other flight information based on a few
parameters entered by the user.
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