From: "Arnold Roquerre"
To: "Olivier Kozlowski", "Mike Bellino", "Arnold M. Roquerre"
Subject: Frontier Rocketry re-organization plan
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 13:19:39 -0500
Frontier Rocketry Inc. yearly membership fee is $45 for individual and $65 for
family. All individuals must be members of Frontier Rocketry Inc. to launch any
rocket on the field(s) under the corporation's control except A-E.
The Board of Directors of Frontier Rocketry Inc. set all launch dates,
determine if on a launch day if their will be a launch. There can be no
launches without the direct authorization of the B.O.D. The Prefect and
the NAR President must have verbal approval from at least one B.O.D.
before Okaying a launch.
The onsite B.O.D. can scrub any launch, request a flyer to leave the
field and close the field during the launch day. The onsite B.O.D. will
remove anyone or club from the field found to be violating Tripoli or
NAR safety rules.
There can be no launches until a member of the Frontier Rocketry Inc.
Board of Directors is onsite. Violation of this rule will result in the
immediate suspension for the year of the person or person(s) violating
The Frontier Rocketry Inc. website is under the direct control of the
B.O.D. The Boston Tripoli Prefect and the NAR Frontier Rocketry
President may make suggestions for changes for the B.O.D. to take under
Frontier Rocketry Inc. is the only agent to negotiate or contract with
any owner or tenant for access to storage or any other item to be used
in flying rockets. A- E or any members violating this rule will no longer be
allowed to fly on the field permanently.
Only the Board of Directors of Frontier Rocketry Inc. may contact the
F.A.A. or the owners of land(s) the B.O.D. have contracted with for the
purpose of launching rockets. Any club or member who violates this rule
will be suspended from Frontier Rocketry Inc. and not allowed to fly on
the field(s) contracted for by Frontier Rocketry Inc. Members vilating this rule
will be permanently suspended from using the field
Both Tripoli Boston and NAR Frontier Rocketry have the permission of
Frontier Rocketry Inc. to launch rockets frmm the field(s) contracted
for by Frontier Rocketry Inc. for the purpose of launching rockets.
Frontier Rocketry paid members will vote for the officers the national Tripoli
organization requires which includes Prefect and Secretary at the beginning of
calendar year and the results submitted to the B.O.D.on the the first launch
Frontier Rocketry paid members will vote for the NAR members will vote for the
officers the national NAR organization requires which includes President at the
beginning of the calendar year and the results submitted to the B.O.D. on the
The Boston Tripoli Officers and NAR Officers will be listed on the
Frontier Rocketry Inc. website under the names of Board of Directors.
The Tripoli Prefect and Secretary and the NAR President will set dues
for their respective sufficient to pay national club dues and to hold a
reserve sufficient to cover the insurance deductibles provided under
Tripoli or NAR insurance. Proof of the above will be submitted to the
B.O.D. of Frontier Rocketry Inc. for approval before any launching by either club
will be allowed by the B.O.D.
If not done in advance, before any launch commences, Boston Tripoli and
NAR Frontier Rocketry will pay the onsite B.O.D. $150 to cover the cost
of the field for the day's activity.
Boston Tripoli and NAR Frontier Rocketry are responsible for ensuring
that: all Tripoli and NAR safety rules are followed; verifying all
flyers level before issuing them flight cards; no igniters or litter are
left on the field; all holes created by flyers or filled; all waivers
required by the B.O.D. or signed by all flyers; and no one is on the
field who does not belong. Failure to enforce the above can result in
loss of flying privileges of the club allowing the violation(s).
There will be no Level III flights without the approval of at least two
members of the B.O.D. which must be secured one week in advance.
Only Frontier Rocketry Inc. Members can fly rockets with F thru M motors and they
must hold a Level II to launch F ? K and a Level III to launch L ? M motors. The
Tripoli Prefect must okay the acting RSO/LCO as required under Tripoli Safety
Non members can not enter the F thru M flight area designated in the schematic
Non-members can access the low power pads for $5 payable to NAR Frontier Rocketry
for the day.
All flyers will fill out an appropriate launch card. The Tripoli Prefect and the
NAR President will be responsible for supplying, collecting and verifying the
recorded on the flight card.
All flight cards will be turned over to the onsite B.O.D. at the end of the
day. Failure to turn over launch cards will result in the suspension of the club
responsible for a period not less than one month.
All J ? M flights will use at least two deployment systems of which one will be
electronic deployment system approved by the B.O.D. which records altitude at
apogee. The second can be vendor supplied motor ejection.
After a J through M flight the recording altimeter will be brought to the B.O.D.
for verification. Anyone failing to do this will be suspended from the field for
period to be determined by the B.O.D.
All flyers will bring their own launch equipment. Unless they have been told
otherwise by either the Tripoli Prefect or the NAR President.
Boston Tripoli and NAR Frontier Rocketry may provide launch equipment, but they
responsible for set up and break down and bear all liability for any accidents
incurred by any flyer using the equipment or member setting up or breaking down
All launches will be the designated launch tables designated on the schematic
below. All launch controllers must reach from the table to the rocket being
launched. There are no exceptions. Anyone violating this rule will be permanently
A ? E launches will be allowed as long as there is a NAR person who will function
in the capacity of RSO/LCO as required under NAR safety rules at the A ? E range
and all flyers are NAR or Tripoli members. A-E launches will be held at the area
designated in the schematic below.
27. No activity such as selling food, onsite vendors, classes, etc. may be
out without the direct approval of the B.O.D.
Parking, walking areas, launch stand location will be enforced by the Tripoli
Prefect and NAR President as shown in the schematic below.
The B.O.D. or the Prefect with the approval of the B.O.D. or the NAR President
the approval of the B.O.D. may designate a spectator area for viewing F-M
to be attended by non-members who mush all sign waivors rendering the owner, the
B.O.D., Tripoli and NAR blameless for any accident, injury, attack, etc. that may
occur while the spectator(s) are on the field.
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