Welcome to the METRA Rocketry Club Wepages!
TRA Prefecture #094
3/6/14 The Microtel is out of rooms for our first launch.
The other hotels in the area may fill up quickly as well, get your reservations soon! This morning the Mariott and Hampton Inn still had rooms available.
The Mariott in Middletown, NY is now offering a special rate for METRA:
Use the discount code “METRA”.
The room rate is $114 for April’s launch, and $139 for May – November. Reservations must be made before the 15th of the month.
24 Crystal Run Crossing, Middletown, NY
First Launch of the year: April 5-6, 2014.
Please join us for the first launch of the season! We hope everyone has had a great rocket-building season, aka winter, and is ready to come show off their latest projects. Please try to come by 9am, and meet at the container to help with setup. We can be flying that much earlier if more show up to help.
Board meeting Jan 2014
METRA will be back in flight with our first two launches taking place on April 5th and 6th and then May 3rd and 4th. The rest of the launch dates will be finalized pending crop seeding and growth patterns determined by our great landowner. The Board of Directors will be finalizing summer and fall launches by mid to late March. For all launches, please follow the directions to the storage container and then proceed via the directional signs you will find there. All launches will be governed by Tripoli Rocketry Association Research Rules. NAR members may fly commercial motors up to their certification level at these launches. The FAA waiver for our field is 4500’ AGL Please go to metrarocketclub.org to renew your membership for 2014. We do have a PayPal option to renew memberships.
Vendors committed to attending the launches are:
Nadine’s will be our food and beverage vendor at launches.
Please support those who keep us full and flying.
The Microtel Inn in Middletown, NY is offering special rates for the club at
Continental Breakfast is included
We are looking forward to a great year of flying, please see all of our launch rules and fees located on the club site.