AY Honor Model Rocketry Requirements

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Model Rocketry

Skill Level






Approval authority

General Conference

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Model Rocketry
Arts, Crafts and Hobbies
Skill Level
Approval authority
General Conference
Year of Introduction
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1. Know and explain the Model Rocketry Safety Code.

2. Know and explain the importance of the basic model rocket components.

3. Draw the following:

a. The steps in the flight of a model rocket

b. A cut-a-way view of a model rocket engine, labeling each part

c. A schematic plan for a simple launch system using proper electrical symbols

4. Define the following:

a. Wadding

b. Boost gliders

c. Stall

d. Payload

e. Apogee

f. Center of gravity

g. Center of pressure

h. Impulse

i. Velocity

j. Ejection

5. Name and describe at least four different recovery systems.

6. From a kit, build, finish, and paint a single-stage rocket that has a minimum length of six inches with a recovery system, such as a parachute or streamer. Successfully launch and recover the rocket with the recovery system deploying properly.