Wednesday, April 3, 2024

 Next Launch April 20, 2024 at Horning #1

We will try again for our first launch of the year on Saturday, April 20. We will be at the Horning #1 field. Setup starts about 9:00am (please help) and flying until 5:00pm.

Click the link below for Google Maps to the field:

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Launch Cancelled

The launch scheduled for this Saturday, March 23, has been cancelled due to the forecast of cold temps and high winds . We will try again at a later date.

Friday, March 15, 2024

 UPDATE: Jay from Impulse Buys and Scott from Miller Motor Works should be at the launch for all of your motor needs on the 23rd.

Friday, March 8, 2024

Next Launch March 23rd.


Spring is here (mostly) so we are getting ready to start our launch season.

Our first launch of 2024 will be March 23rd at the Horning #1 field.

Check the link for a map to the field

As usual we will have everything you need to get your rockets in the air. Just bring yourself and rockets to fly!

Thursday, January 4, 2024

 Club meeting and Holiday party set for February 3rd, 2024

The annual JMRC club meeting and potluck dinner will be on Saturday, February 3, 2024 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Freedom Township Hall, 11508 E Pleasant Lake Rd, Manchester, MI. This is not far from the Horning #1 field. The hall will be open to us at 12:00pm so come on over anytime after.
This will be a potluck dinner so please bring a dish to pass or if you rather not bring something please consider donating $5 per person. Please see the signup sheet at:

From there you can RSVP and select what you would like to bring. There is a kitchen at the hall if you need to prepare something.

We will also be electing club officers for the year. All current officers have offered to stay on for another year but if you would like to nominate someone, including yourself, for any of the positions please send an email to Voting will take place at the meeting but an electronic ballot can be sent to you if you would like to vote but can't attend.

We will be discussing what our plans will be for 2024 so if you have any suggestions please bring it up.

We also will be having our raffle and auction but we will need donations. If you have some extra stuff in your rocket shop please bring it along and we will add it to the prize table. If you have any bigger ticket items you would like to donate we will auction it off. Highest bid wins! The auction and raffle has always been a big club fundraiser and allows us to keep our equipment in good order and pay our expenses (like porta-johns and insurance).  So please be generous!

Our famous White Elephant gift exchange! If you would like to participate please bring one wrapped gift, often less than $15 value and will will go over the rules at the party. This has been lots of fun in the past.

See you there!

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Launch for December 9th cancelled

Although it looks to be very warm on Saturday the forecast of rain and high winds will keep us off the field.

We will be taking January off unless we get very lucky.

So Happy Holidays everyone and we'll see you all next year.


Thursday, November 30, 2023

Launch for December 2nd cancelled

Weather not so good with rain expected.

We will try again on the 9th


Saturday, November 18, 2023

Be ready for December 2nd and December 9th.

We are going to go for two launches in December. Figure we will try to get as many in as possible while we can get into the field.

First launch will be December 2nd.

This will be a bring your own low power pad launch. We will have high power pads available.

Then again on December 9th.

We should have all of our equipment available that day so just bring your rockets.

Both launches will be at Horning #1

Sunday, October 29, 2023

Next Launch November 4th at Horning #1

Although not too many folks attended the launch on October 28, the weather cooperated and it turned out to be a very nice day.

Our next launch will be on November 4th once again at Horning #1. We will try to have another launch in early December depending on the weather so stay tuned.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

 Date Changed Again! Now October 28th

Weather not cooperating and the field has yet to be cut so we have to move the date back again to October 28th. We will be at the Horning #1 field.

We are also planning on launching on November 4th. Stay tuned.