Launch Schedule

Always check the website or the TIR google group email list for go/no-go decision for a launch.

2018 Launch Dates

Primary Date

Back-up (rain date)

Altitude Waiver
March 3 March 10  40,000' AGL  Chilly a.m., sunny, no wind.  Good launch!
April 7 April 14 40,000' AGL  
May 5-6 May 19-20 40,000' AGL  SpudRoc
June 2 June 9 40,000' AGL  
No launches in July, August, September due to fire danger
Oct 6-7 Oct 13-14 40,000' AGL  Birds of Prey Launch
Oct 20 Oct 27 40,000' AGL  
Nov 3 Nov 10, 17 40,000' AGL


NOTE:  Rocketry is an inherently dangerous activity.  All participants are required to read and sign a release and waiver of liability.

Use this link to view WIND CONDITIONS at the Swan Falls Launch Site

Other 2018 regional launches attended by TIR members:

May 18-20:  Spring Thunder (OROC), Brothers, OR

May 25-28:  FITS - Fire In The Sky (Washington Aerospace), Mansfield, WA

June 22-25: NXRS - Northwest Xtreme Rocket Show (OROC), Brothers, OR

May 16-20: LDRS 37 (Tripoli National Launch) Helm, CA

July 27-29:  Summer Skies (OROC), Brothers, OR

Aug 3-5: Aeronaut (AeroPac), Blackrock, NV

Aug 24-26: Desert Heat (OROC), Brothers, OR

Sept 10-13: XPRS Research & ARLISS (AeroPac), Blackrock, NV

Sept 14-17:  XPRS (AeroPac), Blackrock, NV

Sept 21-23: BALLS Research (AHPRA - Arizona), Blackrock, NV