Final Comments for Proposed Regulations

Final comments have been sent and now available for viewing. Thanks to Mary Roberts of Estes-Cox Corporation for their submission.  Mary Roberts has been also most helpful in getting motor manufacturers together. Also to Greg Dietlein on behalf of CAR-ACF Canadian Association of Rocketry  – L’Association Canadienne De Fuséologie for their submission. French translation was … Read more

One Day For Comments for Regulations Deadline

Another reminder comments must be received by Natural Resources Canada by May 31, 2012 – tomorrow. A thanks to other for sharing their concerns.  These include: John Campbell of Ottawa Rocketry Group Mr. L.H. Kunin of Udisco of Montreal Bill Krosney of Manitoba Rocketry Club The proposed regulations are available at: Explosive Regulation, 2012 … Read more

Deadline Approaches on Proposed New Regulations

A reminder comments are only open for a 75 day period on the proposed update to the Explosives Act. Rocketeers in Canada are encouraged to voice their opinion and concerns by May 31, 2012 to Natural Resources Canada. We would like to thanks Trip Barber of the National Association of Rocketry who has sent in … Read more

Sunward Responds to Canada’s Proposed Rocketry Regulations

Natural Resources Canada published a proposed update to the Explosives Act and Regulation in the Canada Gazette 1 on March 17, 2012.  The original legislation is outdated as it was written before 1920. Public comment and feedback is invited and is available for 75 days after the publication date.  After the comments are received and … Read more

Tim MacLeod’s Level 1 Certification

Congratulation to Tim MacLeod on his successful Level 1 flight yesterday, Saturday August 28, 2010 at the NAPAS launch. Tim is the designer of many Sunward rocket kits, including the Mercury Lander Jr, the Solar Eclipse, and many others. Finally got his certification as he has been waiting almost 2 years for the flight.  He … Read more

CAR-ACF Level 2 Certification

I have enclosed 2 pictures of a rocket that I built for my Canadian Association of Rocketry – L’Association Canadienne De Fuséologie Level 2 Certification test. This test is based on a successful construction, flight, and recovery of an “I” motor based rocket. The kit is an old kit that has been around and missing … Read more