Association of Rocketry (NAR) has been around since 1957. At one time, the Academy
of Model Aeronautics (AMA) was pretty tightly joined with them in covering model
rocketry events and promoting model rocketry. In fact, for while there was space
allotted in American Aircraft Modeler, AMA's monthly magazine, for model
rocketry. From January 1968 through August 1969 there was a newsletter feature entitled
"Model Rocketeer" in addition to a separate article, often written by
G. Harry Stine. A complete list
of all editions is provided below.
The NAR and AMA still work together. For
example, the National Aeronautic Association (NAA)
delegates authority for aeromodeling and spacemodeling to the
Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA),
who has in turn delegated Spacemodeling (model rocketry) to the NAR.
Click the NAR logo to the left and go to the membership page of today's National
Association of Rocketry. You can read a sample edition of the NAR's magazine,
Sport Rocketry, by clicking
the thumbnail image to the right (here is
(click for larger version)
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you are a section member. Remember, all memberships expire on December 31, 1967.
Don't fail, renew your membership now.
USE NAR TECHNICAL SERVICES
NAR members are encouraged to use NAR Technical Services. The new Pink Book contains
a list of what's available. New members also receive a list of what is on sale from
NARTS. A Publication Committee has been formed to update and provide new publications
for purchase by NAR members.
PITTSBURGH SECTION SCHEDULES CONVENTION
The Steel City Section has another great convention scheduled for March 1968.
SCS President Arnold Pitler says he will send information sheets to modelers on
request. Write to: Arnold Pitler, 1051 Negley Ave., Pittsburgh, Penna.
NOTICE TO NON AFFILIATED CLUBS
If you have a model rocket club, but are not chartered under the NAR, why not
join in the fun? A recent regional meet at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. was a good
example. Despite some poor weather (Hurricane Doria was acting up) it was very successful.
A motel near the Army station provided low cost accommodations, a banquet hall and
excellent food. It was well worth the effort and new friendships were made among
members of the sections in attendance.
Posted October 16, 2020