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MIR 2020 - Italian Rocketry Meeting
Molinella (BO) - 3/4 Ottobre 2020
POSTPONED to 24-25 October 2020

ACME invites you to MIR 2020, the annual italian rocketry meeting, on the Molinella Airfiled near Bologna.

COVID-19 EMERGENCY
Flyers from abroad may have to follow rules or restrictions.
Please check the Italian Government website for the latest news on Covid-19 emergency measures.

The meeting is open to any flyers from any country with any rocket ranging from small Estes types to big High Power rockets.

Motors note: We cannot confirm the availability of Aerotech motors or other composite motors, either HPR or LPR. If they will be available in time there will be a choice of motors on the field but be prepared to launch your Estes/Klima rockets. Estes and Klima motors will be available in quantity.

During the meeting some rules will be in place to protect against infection:

  • A face mask must be worn all the time
  • People have to respect a distance of 1 meter from each other
  • No gathering of people

Field features

  • Large space of flat land available for launches and recovery- No water bodies, trees, or powerlines.
  • Large cut grass field to place tents and table
  • Flights to 4500 m are possible (permanent NOTAM).
  • Rocketry material available on the field
  • Snack bar serving snadwiches and dishes
  • Toilet with showers
  • Baby swimming pool
  • Sandy beach with umbrellas

SPONSORS:

SierraFox Hobbies - The largest rocketry shop in Europe
If you come by plane or do not have room for your rockets and tools on your car, you can ship your stuff to:

Stefano Pozzato c/o Mario Carpenteria
Strada Valletta 1/B
44048 Traghetto (Fe) - Italy

It will be safely stored until your arrival, and we'll bring it on the field for you. You'll have to arrange the shipment back to your country.
Please note that shipments from outside EU may incur in import taxes.
We cannot be responsible for that. Check well before with your shipping company!!

We suggest to use DPD courier as it is fast enough and cheaper than others.
Check for DPD service in your country

MEETING AGENDA

Saturday, October 24

9:30 AM - Range opens, arrival of participants
10:00 AM - Briefing, start of launches
1:00 PM - Group photo
6:00 PM - End of launches
6:30 PM - Range closes
8:30 PM - Dinner at the field restaurant

Sunday, October 25

9:30 AM - Range opens
10:00 AM - Start of launches
4:00 PM - End of launches and wrap-up
6:00 PM - Range closes

LUNCHES

A snack bar with tables and benches is available on the field, only 200 meters from the launch place. The bar serves sandwiches and various dishes, water and other drinks. You can buy your launch there anytime without reservation.

DINNER SATURDAY, 24 OCTOBER

We will have the dinner at the Arfield Restaurant.
Dinner cost is 25 Euros (drinks not included, you can take them from the bar and pay for what you have).

Dinner includes:

  • First course (usually a pasta dish)
  • Main course (usually a meat dish)
  • Dessert
  • Coffee

Reservation is mandatory to have your place at the dinner. Please reserve before Sunday, September 29.


How to get to the field

Meeting regulations

Online registration

LODGING

The village of Molinella nearby has several hotels and B&B. You can find them in this Booking.com link, please book yourself.

A very cheap solution is available on the field: mobile homes and containers equipped for the night stay, with showers and toilet. No towels, bring yours!

Price per night
Single bedroom: €15.00
Double bedroom: € 25.00

If you opt for this solution, please send your reservation to us: info@acmeitalia.org