MARS Club has a team of Highly dedicated and Highly Experienced flyers who are always available to assist NAR and Tripoli flyers with Earning High Power certifications, from Level -1 to Level -3 we have you covered. Need hardware for L1 or L2 Certification flight, no problem we have loaner hardware available.
Dan Michael – L3CC
Dan is known for flying some HUGE Rockets, he is the person who coined the phrase “BFR”!
Dan has written a few articles for Sport Rocketry, Extreme Rocketry and Rockets Magazine, he has also done seminars on rocket recovery system at NARCONN. Dan’s on field experience includes being the roving RSO and BFR manager at LDRS31, LDRS34 and the first 2 events created by MaryBeth at a neighboring club. Dan is fairly easy to find as he is the East Coast service and promotional representative for Aerotech and is usually wearing Aerotech apparel
Dan is NAR L3CC, which means he can Certify flyers all the way to Level 3.
Gregory Young – L3
Greg Young is a loooong time MARS member, a lot longer than he would like to admit.. Greg is a NAR trained Safety Officer, MARS RSO, Tripoli Prefect and his time as a pilot made him the perfect man to hold MARS FAA Waiver. At most launches you will find Greg up front wearing his orange RSO safety vest. Greg has been on the planning committee’s for many event launches including LDRS-31, LDRS-34, NSL-2018, NARAM-62* and the last 4 NYPOWER.
Greg is an Level 3 flyer who can Certify NAR and Tripoli flyers to Level -2
MaryBeth Clune – L3
The “Rocket MOM”, MaryBeth is MARS President, she has long history of running and organizing many HUGE event launches. She has been the Launch Director of NSL-2018, NYPOWER-20, 21, 22, 23 she is Co-Directing NARAM-62* with her husband Bill, along with being head of the organizing committee of LDRS-31 and 34, she also assisted MDRA with LDRS36 and was the creator of another regional event here in NY hosted by another club.
Over the last few years she has done most of the L2 testing at every MARS launch.
MaryBeth is a Level -3 flyer who can certify NAR members to Level -2
Bill Clune – L3