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MIR 2022 - Italian Rocketry Meeting
Molinella (BO) - 1/2 October 2022

ACME invites you to MIR 2022, the annual italian rocketry meeting, on the Molinella Airfiled near Bologna.

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

Anybody can attend as spectator, without launching. Participation fee in this case is not needed.

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.

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 1

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 2

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

The restaurant is just beside the launch place. The bar serves sandwiches and various dishes, water and other drinks. You can buy your launch there anytime without reservation, but it may be possible to have the lunch brought directly on the field. We will know it better closer to the meeting date.

DINNER SATURDAY, 1 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 25.


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