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PENCE HP LAUNCH FIELD

Pence HP Launch Field is our high-power launch field.  This launch field is capable of handling up to O impulse motors. We use this field after crops have been harvested in the fall and before they are planted in the spring.
The field located in central Warren County.

The launch field is just north of Pence, Indiana, close to both Danville, Illinois and Hoopeston, Illinois. The launch field coordinates are: 40d 23' 12.38" N; 87d 30' 40.62" W. Field elevation is 709 feet above mean sea level (MSL).


Directions from Pence, Indiana:

From Pence, Indiana, go NORTH on County Road N 1000 W, 8,868 feet (1.68 miles) to the launch field on the left. Park in the grass on the North side of the lot.

Indiana Rocketry Inc. would like to express our deep and sincere appreciation to all the Pence area landowners and farm managers for allowing us to use their property for a launch field.


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PURDY SOD FARM

 Sod Farm is our low-power launch field.  This launch field is restricted to LIMITED Class 1 (A thru small H impulse motors). We use this field after crops have been planted and before they are harvested in our Pence, Indiana high-power field.
The field is located in central Tippecanoe County, close to the intersection of OLD US 231 and County Road West 500 South. The launch field is just south of McCutcheon High School.

The launch field coordinates are: 40d 20' 12.71" N; 86d 54' 4.27" W. Field elevation is 650 feet above mean sea level (MSL).


Directions from McCutcheon High School:

From McCutcheon High School on OLD US 231 South in Lafayette, Indiana, go South 4,262 feet (0.8 miles) on Old US 231, through the swinging gate, off the paved road, turn LEFT just before the tool shed, follow the dirt road around to the launch field. Park on the RIGHT side (NOT on the sod).

There are NO sanitary facilities on site.

Indiana Rocketry Inc. would like to express our deep and sincere appreciation to Mr. Ed Purdy for allowing us to use his property for a launch field.

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