Southern Pennsylvania Area
Association of Rocketry
NAR Section 503
A Payload Altitude
A Super-Roc Altitude
B Eggloft Altitude
1/2A Streamer Duration Multi-Round
1/2A Helicopter Duration
Current weather observations and forecast at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA
RAMTEC-17 will be flown at Fort Indiantown Gap
West Field Area
829 Harrison School Road, Annville, PA 17003
GPS Coordinates: 40°24'54.97"N, 76°36'28.40"W
About 30 minutes northeast of Harrisburg, PA.
The flying site
is on the military reservation of the Pennsylvania National Guard.
"The Gap" is an active training facility for the Pennsylvania Air and Army National Guard,
and is the second most active Army aviation facility in the continental United States.
The military officials at The Gap have been very supportive of our flying activities.
At their suggestion, RAMTEC-17 is being held over a holiday weekend,
when training activities are minimal.
Awards will be presented for 1st thru 4th Place in each event
with trophies for Division Champions (Divisions A, B, C and Team)
The Contest Range will be open Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday from 9am to 2pm.
Altitude events must be flown on Saturday.
Timing events will be flown on Sunday and may be flown
Saturday, schedule permitting.
A separate Sport Range will be open for flying both days during operation of the contest range.
A waiver to 6,000 feet AGL will be in place with a "I" motor impulse limit
provided the rocket can stay below the waiver altitude.
All flights are subject to clearance of the Range Safety Officer.
Registration fee for the competition is:
$5.00 per person
Advanced Registration is preferred, however on-site registration and check-in will be Saturday morning at the range.
IMPORTANT All persons attending RAMTEC-17, whether flying, observing, baby sitting or
just shooting the breeze MUST complete and submit a
Release and Hold Harmless Agreement.
An agreement must be completed for each and every adult and child that attends.
The Hold Harmless Agreements part of the registration information below.
They must be turned in no later than your arrival on site for RAMTEC.
If an agreement is not submitted, that person will not be allowed to remain on
Fort Indiantown Gap property.
Click Here to download a registration form in Adobe Acrobat Format.
The following hotels are near by in
Hampton Inn, Eccono Lodge, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn & Mainstay Suites
Questions?, Send E-mail to Glenn Feveryear or phone 410-838-6928.
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Last Updated: 08/29/2011