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by Greg Dietlein
Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New RSOs - nouveau RSO
Replies: 0
Views: 498

New RSOs - nouveau RSO

It is an honour to announce that Yves C. Dufour, Bill Daigle, Greg Gollan and Mark Roberts have all been approved by both the the CAR/ACF Board of Directors and RSO Committee as new CAR/ACF RSOs. My congratulation to all of you. The time you donate to launch events is a critical componant in being a...
by Greg Dietlein
Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: RSO Training Program and Revised HP Exam
Replies: 0
Views: 690

RSO Training Program and Revised HP Exam

It is with great excitement that I am able to announce that Transport Canada has approved both the new RSO training program and a revised high power exam. The RSO Training document brings RSO training into full alignment with federal requirements. It outlines training and recording of training as we...
by Greg Dietlein
Sun Jan 24, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: Inquiries
Topic: CAR Insurance and Model Rocket activity
Replies: 3
Views: 8406

Re: CAR Insurance and Model Rocket activity

Hi Layne,

Insurance is only available to CAR/ACF affiliated clubs.

Currently your group have not applied for this. If you wish to do so, please contact me.



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by Greg Dietlein
Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Sad News/Triste nouvelle
Replies: 0
Views: 1812

Sad News/Triste nouvelle

I was deeply saddened this evening when I received news that Ron Veale, our Alberta Director had passed away. He left this earth in Calgary on the morning of November 23. Rocketry was truly one of Ron's great passions. He never declined a request to help and always fully applied his great intellect ...
by Greg Dietlein
Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:12 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: CAR/ACF RSO Training Document/Document de formation RSO
Replies: 0
Views: 2399

CAR/ACF RSO Training Document/Document de formation RSO

It is with great pleasure that I am able to announce that the CAR/ACF RSO Training Program document is complete and has been submitted to Transport Canada for review. This is a process that was first envisioned more than a decade ago. It was belayed by changes to the program and changes to the CAR/A...
by Greg Dietlein
Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:09 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Translation committee/comité de traduction.
Replies: 0
Views: 2457

Translation committee/comité de traduction.

It is my pleasure to announce the BOD have voted to approve the formation of a translation committee. The vote also confirmed Yves Dufour as the Chairman of this new committee. They will be tasked with translating announcements, communication to the government, CAR/ACF documents and processes. All t...
by Greg Dietlein
Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New BOD Members
Replies: 1
Views: 2315

New CRSO/Nouveau CRSO

New CRSO It is my pleasure to announce that the CAR/ACF Board of Directors have voted unanimously to approve Shane Weatherill as the new Chief Range Safety Officer (CRSO). Shane will take the helm in overseeing the RSO committee. I personally would like to thank him for stepping up towards the end o...
by Greg Dietlein
Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:19 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New BOD Members
Replies: 1
Views: 2315

New BOD Members

The CAR/ACF Board of Directors have voted to unanimously approve the following people to fill the vacant positions on the Board Greg Varga: BC Region Richard McDonald: Prairie Region Andrew Wilson: Ontario Region We wish to thank them for stepping up and helping us to keep rockets in the air. Le con...
by Greg Dietlein
Sat Feb 07, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New RSOs/Nouveaux RSO
Replies: 0
Views: 2282

New RSOs/Nouveaux RSO

New RSOs I am please to announce that the RSO Committee have approved 2 new RSOs. They are Jason Anderson and André Choquette. We wish to thank both for stepping up and offering their time to help us continue to fly rockets. Nouveaux RSO Il me fait plaisir d'annoncer que le Comité RSO a approuvé deu...
by Greg Dietlein
Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Hello / Bonjour
Replies: 0
Views: 2307

Hello / Bonjour

A belated Happy New Year On behalf of the new CAR/ACF Executive and Board of Directors, I'd like to say hello. First of all, I would like to thank Pierre, out going president and Tim Rempel, out going Secretary Treasurer. Both have spent many years active in our organization serving with hard work a...
by Greg Dietlein
Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: The CAR-ACF welcomes a new club.
Replies: 0
Views: 2428

The CAR-ACF welcomes a new club.

Hi all, It is a great honour to announce that the CAR-ACF has approved the Timmins Area Model Rocketry Association (aka TAMRA) in Timmins Ontario as a new affiliated club. This is the 3rd new club during Pierre's term as president. Greg Parent has been a great point person in Ontario and his effort ...
by Greg Dietlein
Fri Dec 26, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: CAR-ACF Elections
Replies: 0
Views: 2330

CAR-ACF Elections

On behalf of the CAR-ACF, I would like to wish everyone well this holiday season. I am looking forward to the 2015 rocketry season. Some cool projects are already on the horizon. We are running a bit behind on elections this year. This year's election officer will be Tim Rempel. Nominations will nee...
by Greg Dietlein
Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: CAR-ACF Motor Testing and L4CC appointments
Replies: 0
Views: 3874

CAR-ACF Motor Testing and L4CC appointments

We regret to announce the departure of Greg Mills and Tom Raithby as heads of CAR-ACF's Level 4 Certification Committee and the CAR-ACF's Motor Testing Committee respectively. Greg M has done an outstanding job as the head of the L4CCs. His rocketry experience and knowledge brought so much to the ta...
by Greg Dietlein
Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: A new CAR-ACF affiliated club/Un nouveau club CAR-ACF
Replies: 0
Views: 3676

A new CAR-ACF affiliated club/Un nouveau club CAR-ACF

On behalf of the CAR-ACF, I wish to welcome the Airdrie Space Science Club (ASSC) as the CAR-ACF's newest affiliated club. They are located in Alberta. You can visit their website at: Website: http://members.shaw.ca/frank.gibney/rocketry/index.html Greg Dietlein CAR-ACF Vice president. Un nouveau cl...
by Greg Dietlein
Fri Mar 07, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Video Goggles/Lunettes vidéo
Replies: 0
Views: 3915

Video Goggles/Lunettes vidéo

Recently question of the use of video goggles has been brought forth by several people from 3 separate regions. Many questions remain to be answered regarding the use of video goggles by a flier of a rocket at a CAR-ACF high power launch. At present there are no protocols for this. Further and most ...