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N25 The launch of the N25 at NLD20, 3 September, 2004.

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Latest launches:
17-9-2010
NLD32.
9-4-2011
Fly to the Sky 1.
Latest motor test:
18-7-2010
Motor tests CMT1016-CMT1019 were the first with de 3-grains test motors.

All NAVRO news items


9-4-2011
Fly to the Sky 1.
9-10-2010
Fly to the Sky 7.
9-2010
The NAVRO club house was placed in storage after the land it was build on was sold. We are searching for new location, if you can help please contact us.
17-9-2010
NLD32.
14-8-2010
Fly to the Sky 5.
18-7-2010
Motor tests CMT1016-CMT1019 were the first with de 3-grains test motors.
12-6-2010
Fly to the Sky 3.
10-6-2010
CanSat Launch 2010 was cancelled during the preparation day due to the unexpected bad weather forecast.
5-2010
Motor tests CMT1013-CMT1015.
7-5-2010
NLD31, a bit wet, some setbacks and some good launches.
18-4-2010
Motor tests CMT1009-CMT1012.
17-4-2010
Fly to the Sky 1.
21-2-2010
Motor tests CMT1005-CMT1008.
17-1-2010
Motor tests CMT1001-CMT1004.
2-10-2009
NLD30 was a miserable launch. Bad weather and many unstable rockets. Also held were motor tests CMT0901-CMT0904.
19-9-2009
20-8-2009
After two years of procedures, our environmental licence for storing rocket propellant in the club house is finally in.
14-8-2009
DARE's demo launch was more successful this year, as the rocket was rescued from the sea.
8-8-2009
Fly to the Sky 5.
13-6-2009
Fly to the Sky 3 was a well attend launch with good weather.
5-6-2009
CanSat Launch 09 was again a successful event.
9-5-2009
Fly to the Sky 2 was a quite launch, but the weather was perfect.
8-5-2009
NLD29 was quite windy, but nonetheless a successful launch with a record numbet of launches.
18-4-2009
Fly to the Sky 1 was the first launch of the year in Almere and it was at a new location.
18-4-2009
The Niederrheinischer Raketentag 2009 was fun, busy launch just over the Dutch-German border.
14-12-2008
Motor test CMT0805 was a rerun of that CMT0804 and proved our current motor research project is a dead end.
23-10-2008
NLD28 was a successful launch with many experiments.
11-10-2008
Fly to the Sky 6 was a fairly busy launch.
20-9-2008
Fly to the Sky 5 was a fine and active launch.
14-9-2008
By upgrading the propellant in small steps motor test CMT0803 was not that spectacular, but nonetheless successful.
30-8-2008
Fly to the Sky 4.5 was not in Almere, but in the Friesian Wolsum.
16-8-2008
Fly to the Sky 4 was quiet, but the weather was very good.
15-8-2008
The DARE demo launch was successful, except for parachuting.
28-6-2008
The club house is finally official opened.
18-6-2008
With the coming opening of the club house at lot of lose ends were done, like installing an air-contitioning.
6-6-2008
CanSat Launch 08 was a successful event.
8-5-2008
The pressure was to high at motor test CMT0802.
10-4-2008
NLD27 was a successful launch, although a lot of flights ended ballistic.
30-3-2008
Motor test CMT0801 was successfully held in Dordrecht.
24-2-2008
The second sign donated by LV Belettering was mounted to the club house.
27-1-2008
The first sign of two donated by LV Belettering was mounted to the club house.
10-11-2007
The first meeting for a cooperative project by almost all NAVRO members.
10-11-2007
The last of our bigger stuff was moved to the new container and some small jobs were done in the club house.
29-10-2007
A container is placed behind the club house, because we already have a lack of storage space.
28-10-2007
Several small jobs were done in the club house.
21-10-2007
The kitchen and workshop shelves were finished and Venetian blinds were mounted in the club house.
14-10-2007
More small jobs were done at the club house.
13-10-2007
Fly to the Sky 6 was quiet, but fun.
7-10-2007
A sewer cover was made and other small jobs were done at the club house.
7-10-2007
Leon Kracher and Mark Uitendaal had a motor test in Dordrecht.
22-9-2007
Several jobs were done in the club house, like making a shelf and finishing the foot support of the bar.
7-9-2007
NLD26 was another successful launch.
25-8-2007
We moved most off our possessions to the new club house.
19-8-2007
The bar was painted and varnished and lots of other things were done in the club house.
12-8-2007
We painted the bar again and waxed the workshop's floor in the club house.
11-8-2007
On a beautiful Fly to the Sky 4 many rockets and UFO's were launched.
5-8-2007
This week we painted the bar in the club house.
29-7-2007
A lot of work was done on the bar, kitchen and fume-cupboard in the club house.
25-7-2007
NLD26 has again moved to 6 and 7 September, due to organisational circumstances at ASK 't Harde.
22-7-2007
This week we finished some small jobs in the club house.
15-7-2007
We are making good progress in the club house.
8-7-2007
This week too, we have worked hard in the club house.
1-7-2007
We have worked hard in the club house.
24-6-2007
This week we worked on the bar, the electrics and painted skirting boards in the club house.
17-6-2007
In the club house we worked on the electrics, painted skirting boards and started constructing the bar this week.
10-6-2007
This week we only worked on the electrics in the club house.
9-6-2007
Between the rain several rockets were launched at Fly to the Sky 2.
3-6-2007
Yet more painting and electrical work in the club house.
1-6-2007
NLD25 was a busy, successful launch.
27-5-2007
Again more painting and electrical work in the club house.
19-5-2007
We continued painting and doing electrical work in our club house.
13-5-2007
This week we painted and worked on the electrics in our club house.
6-5-2007
We painted and started with the electrics in our club house.
30-4-2007
Finally we started ourselves, with painting, in the club house.
25-4-2007
Our contractor completed his work in the club house.
20-4-2007
The club house is almost completed. This week the internal walls are completed, the kitchen units placed, the doors placed, all tiling is done, as is most of the finishing.
14-4-2007
A lot of work was done this week on the club house. The floor was completed, the internal water supply and drainage were made and the internal walls are almost done.
4-4-2007
Due to circumstances not much work was done this week on the club house, but the floor is almost completed and the workbenches are inside.
31-3-2007
Last week the roof was laid and the construction of the floor of the club house has started. We also brought workbenches to the club house.
23-3-2007
The construction of the club house continues with the last panels and the roof.
22-3-2007
The actual construction of the club house has started with placing most panels.
8/17-3-2007
During these weeks the large bramble next to the future club house was pruned and disposed off.
4-3-2007
Leon Kracher and Mark Uitendaal have done two motor tests in Dordrecht.
28-2-2007
The club house's sewer, water and electricity are connected.
22-2-2007
The construction of the club house has finally started with it's steel frame.
28-1-2007
The launch dates for 2007 have changed. The dates can be found on the Activity calendar.
20-12-2006
We finally have the building license for our new club house after three and half years. The actual construction will probably start late January.
20-12-2006
The launch dates for 2007 can be found on the Activity calendar.
5-12-2006
The regeling modelraketten (model rocket regulation) is finally effective after six years.
14-10-2006
Report of the windy Fly to the Sky 6 model rocketry launch.
16-9-2006
Report of the sunny Fly to the Sky 5 model rocketry launch.
10-9-2006
NAVRO motor test CMT0603.
28-8-2006
Due to bad weather forecasts NLD24 is cancelled. The next NLD will be spring 2007.
31-7-2006
A transcript and scan of an Esquire article about Benjamin Wilkosz and his friends is finally online.
22-7-2006
A few NAVRO members visited the sunny Fly to the Sky 3 model rocketry launch.
1-7-2006
Application for the NAVRO launch day at 31 August & 1 September has started. Anyone who wants to visit the NLD or wants to launch a rocket at the launch day has to sign in before 30 July. Read more...
17-6-2006
NAVRO model rocketeers visited the Fly to the Sky 2 launch.
11-6-2006
NAVRO motor test CMT0602.
13-5-2006
NAVRO model rocketeers visited the Fly to the Sky 1 launch.
28-4-2006
NLD23 was another great launch day.
27-2-2006
An artist impression and a new drawing of the new club house.
19-2-2006
Partially successful motor test CMT0601 at 19 February, 2006.
23-02-2006
Invitations for our NLD23 launch at 27-28 April, 2006 can be found at the Activity calendar.
27-12-2005
Motor test CMT0507 failed at 11 December, 2005.
31-10-2005
The dates for the NLD launches are: NLD23 at 27-28 April, 2006 and NLD24 at 30 August-1 September. For more information see the Activity calendar.
26-10-2005
The NAVRO has been given the environmental license for it's new club house. The procedure for the building license is about to start after a long delay.
12-9-2005
This summer the NAVRO conducted two successful motor tests: CMT0505 at 31 July and CMT0506 at 4 September, 2005.
16-7-2005
NAVRO model rocketeers visited the Fly to the Sky 3 launch.
07-7-2005
Motor test CMT0504 failed at 2 July, 2005.
24-6-2005
A forum has been added to the website.
24-6-2005
On 18 and 19 June Modelvliegclub "The Flying Dutchman" hosted the Modelvliegspektakel. Several NAVRO members participated with rocket launches.
26-4-2005
The first NAVRO document has been found again.
22-4-2005
The NLD21 launch, with motor tests CMT0502 and CMT0503, was successful.
14-3-2005
Some drawings of the new club house.
13-2-2005
A successful motor test (CMT0501) at 13 February, 2005.
03-2-2005
First pictures of the new club house.
12-12-2004
On 12 December, 2004 we the NAVRO performed a motor test (CMT0410).
1-12-2004
The 2005 launch dates are NLD21 at 22 April and NLD at 19 August. Backup dates are 13 May and 2 September. Also we will organise several HPR launches, dates TBA.
9-10-2004
NAVRO members participated in DRRA's Fly to the Sky 6 launch.
19-9-2004
NLD20 was again a successful launch, but also some motor tests failures (CMT0409). Also available is the NLD20 picture page.
24-7-2004
NAVRO model rocketeers visited the Fly to the Sky 3 launch.
18-7-2004
Some NAVRO members visited the Belgian Launch Campaign 2004.
26-6-2004
A NAVRO delegation visited the Fly to the Sky 2 launch.
15-5-2004
A small NAVRO delegation visited the Fly to the Sky 1 launch.
2-4-2004
NLD19 was very successful, with both some launches and some motor tests. Also available is the NLD19 picture page.
29-2-2004
On 29 February, 2004 we had a motor test session with five successful small tests. Also available is the picture page.
10-12-2003
NAVRO HPR members participated at ALRS IV in Switzerland. Also available is the ALRS IV picture page.
16-11-2003
Launch dates 2004: NLD19 is at 2 April and NLD20 is at 3 September.
2-10-2003
NLD18, another successful launch.
21-7-2003
A partially successful motor test.
23-6-2003
Some pictures of the reclassification of the Kalinitrox and Kalinidex propellants at TNO/PML. The TNO report is not in yet.
8-4-2003
Bert Koerts NLD17 report: A report of NLD17 by NAVRO member Bert Koerts.
4-4-2003
NLD17 picture page: Some pictures of NLD17.
4-4-2003
NLD17 launching campaign: Crashes and good launches.
27-3-2003
NLD17 Preview: A preview of the next launch.
8-11-2002
Launch dates 2003: NLD17 at 4 April and NLD18 at 5 September.
10-9-2002
NLD16 picture page: Some pictures of NLD16.
6-9-2002
NLD16 launching campaign: An great launch with guests from Twente Space Camp and Tripoli.
6-6-2002
Launch date NLD16 moved to 6 September.
5-4-2002
NLD15 launching campaign: An NLD with a twist, because only HPR rockets were launched.
12-12-2001
Launch dates 2002: NLD15 is at 5 April and NLD16 is at 16 August.
25-11-2001
First NAVRO motor test in five years.
2-10-2001
Finally NLD14 pictures from the NAVRO: NLD14 Picture Page.
26-8-2001
NLD14 launching campaign: A nice day with two rockets from Danish Space Challenge, several Tripoli guest flyers and the flight of the N22. Also available: NLD14 DSC Picture Page.
6-6-2001
The NLD13 launch has been cancelled, due to foot-and-mouth disease.
18-4-2001
The NLD13 launch has been moved to 15 June, due to foot-and-mouth disease.
1-2-2001
The website moved to www.navro.nl.
20-10-2000
NLD12 launching campaign: Successful launch of the N21 and several Tripoli guest flyers.
17-4-2000
NLD11 launching campaign: Successful launch of the N20.
13-8-1999
NLD10 launching campaign: Successful launch of the N19 rocket and guest HPR flyers.
21-5-1999
NLD9 launching campaign: Successful launch of the N18 rocket with a video camera filming the parachute deployment.
8-4-1999
Launch of this website.