Cloudy and cooler with a slight chance of a passing shower tomorrow, but we’re going to make the most of it. We are GO for our Saturday September 8th launch! The fun kicks off at 9 am. We’re usually out there until around 4 pm but if showers do move in for awhile we could wrap up earlier. Moral of the story: Fly early.. Fly often.
We are GO for our Saturday August 25th launch! Beautiful weather and finally a weekend with no Presidential TFR means it should be a great day for flying!
With late summer vacations and other things on people’s schedules, we’ll be a little short staffed tomorrow. If you can spare a little of your launch day to help with setup, tear down, or pushing the button to launch some rockets, it will help things run a bit more smoothly. Thanks!
We’ll be setting up at 9 am and should be out on the range as late as 4 pm, or until everyone is done flying.
The current weather outlook is fantastic. We hope you can make it out to the farm for some rocket fun!
The President will again be in NJ the weekend of August 18th. As a result our launch must again be postponed. We will now target Saturday August 25th as a launch date. Hopefully we’ll catch a break. Stay tuned!
Our next launch which was scheduled for this Saturday, August 11th has unfortunately been postponed due to a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) in effect impacting our airspace while the President is in Bedminster. TFRs such as this shutdown the airspace to activities, including rocketry, for a 30 mile perimeter around Bedminster, NJ. We are unfortunately within that radius.
The current TFR is in effect through Monday August 13th. Therefore we have now moved our launch date to Saturday August 18, 2018. Fingers crossed that nothing interferes with that date.
Longer term we are exploring what avenues we have to get clearance to conduct our launches even when a TFR is in effect. Can’t promise anything, but given that we are a good distance from Bedminster, its at least worth a shot.
We are GO for our Saturday July 14th launch! The fun kicks off at 9 am and runs as late as 4 pm. It looks to be a great day for flying. Hope to see you there! Newcomers and spectators always welcome.
We hope everyone had a great 4th! We are looking forward now to our next launch on Saturday July 14th. A perfect opportunity to exercise your freedoms and fly some rockets. We’ll post a final GO/NO-GO for this launch by the evening before.
This time of year there are some weekends where the President comes to NJ. When that occurs, flight restrictions in the region prevent us from launching as planned. If we get early word of any conflict with our planned launch date, we’ll post that info as soon as we know. We’ll certainly reschedule if this occurs.
With a favorable weather outlook we are GO for our Saturday June 9th launch and Art of Model Rocketry Contest. The range will be open to low, mid, high power, and contest fliers with our high power waiver in effect. The fun kicks off at 9am and runs as late as 4pm. Hope to see you there for what promises to be a great day of flying! Spectators and newcomers always welcome!
Our next scheduled launch is Saturday June 9th! The range will be open to low, mid, and high power fliers with our FAA waiver in effect. The fun kicks off at 9 am and runs as late as 4 pm. Come on out and enjoy a great day flying! New fliers and spectators always welcome!
In addition to sport flying our contest director will be holding the Art of Model Rocketry contest. It should be a fun filled day!
Please be sure to check back the night before the launch for a final GO/NO-GO announcement based on the latest weather outlook.
Thanks to everyone who came out to fly with us for our April 21st launch. Though the morning calm eventually gave way to breezes, it was a winner of a day after all the miserable weather we’ve endured.
A very special thank you to those of you who gave of some of your day to help the farm. The chores were simple, but oh so important steps in prepping for the busy season ahead.
Speaking of the busy season ahead, May is the busiest month on the farm. A great deal of customers pouring in to get quality plants for their own home gardens. In consultation with our hosts at the farm, we have agreed to take a brief hiatus in May so as to not interfere with this critical time of business. By all means, if you are anywhere in the area of Godlewsky Farms, please consider it a great destination to fulfill your Spring planting needs. You’ll be supporting a really great family farm in the process!
Don’t worry, we’ll be back out flying in June with at least two launches. Our normal monthly launch and a to-be-announced bonus launch date to capitalize on the great flying weather that June typically offers. It should be an exciting summer! We appreciate your continued support!
We are GO for our 4/21 launch. The fun kicks off at 9 am and runs as late as 4 pm.
The farm has requested a little help tomorrow. Joe needs a few hands to help with a few short tasks around the greenhouses. If you can spare a small part of your day it would be greatly appreciated. They’ll be plenty of time to also get a good deal of flying in. Its important to help our hosts at the farm, so any time you can spare to give back a bit would be much appreciated! Thanks!