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Fillible’s Folly Launch Sept. 25 & 26

The Fillible’s Folly launch in Sheridan, OR will be held on Saturday and Sunday this weekend, Sept. 25-26. Saturday hours will be 8 AM – 6 PM, and Sunday hours will be 8 AM – 3 PM. The range will be set up starting on Friday morning at 10 AM, and members are welcome to help set up the range and fly rockets afterwards. If you are interested in helping with setup, please contact Gary Lech (garylech@gmail.com) and let him know that you are interested in helping out. We will also be looking for help with LCO and RSO duties during the launch. There should be an online signup sheet available soon, or you can sign up on the sheet at the LCO table during the launch. The FAA waiver for the launch will be 5400′. The launch will be a NAR launch, so only commercial motors can be used. Pads will be set up for model, mid-power, and high power rockets on the range.
The launch will be held on the south side of Perrydale Road near the silos on the opposite side of the road after it turns from pavement to gravel. If you are coming down 99W from the north (McMinnville/Amity), turn right (west) at the flashing yellow light onto Bethel Road. The road changes to West Perrydale Road after the (small) town of Perrydale. The launch entrance should marked with signs starting on Friday morning. Overnight camping is permitted at the site on Friday and Saturday nights. Port-a-potties will be available on site, but there is no water – please bring your own. We will have Sunriver Nature Center on site on both Saturday and Sunday selling rocket kits, motors, and supplies. Please register at the Registration canopy when you arrive on Saturday morning and get a wrist band. The launch is free for OROC members, but a launch fee will charged for non-members ($20 high power, $10 model rockets). There will be a flyer’s meeting on Saturday morning at 9 AM that everyone planning to fly should attend.
Given the current Covid rules in Oregon, everyone in public areas of the launch (flight line, RSO/LCO lines and tables, pads) should be wearing a mask whether you are fully vaccinated or not. If you are in your own camp/prep area or out looking for rockets, masks are not needed but can be worn if you prefer to. 

The weather should be great this weekend – come out and fly some rockets!

Sheridan Launch rescheduled for the 25th and 26th

Hello everyone,

Due to the rainy weather forecast for this weekend, we have decided to postpone the launch in Sheridan by a week. The new dates for the launch are Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25th and 26th. Members may fly on Friday once setup is complete, but no guarantees on available hours that day. All other launch details remain the same.

We will be on the south side of W Perrydale Rd. Directions can be found here, and a Google Maps pin of the approximate turn off is here. Once you are headed West out of Perrydale, just watch for our event signs.