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§ 1282. Weights, construction, contents and design

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 13B. Model Rockets
35 P.S. § 1282
§ 1282. Weights, construction, contents and design
Model rockets shall comply with the following requirements prior to launch, operation and flight:
(1) Gross weight, including the model rocket engine, shall not exceed five hundred grams.
(2) No more than four ounces of propellant materials shall be contained in a model rocket engine at the moment of launch.
(3) Model rockets shall be so constructed as to be capable of repeated flights and shall contain means for retarding descent to the ground so that the structure shall not be substantially damaged and no hazard shall be created to persons and property on the ground.
(4) Construction shall be of wood, plastic, paper, rubber or similar materials and without substantial metal parts.
(5) Design and construction shall include attached surfaces which will provide aerodynamic stabilizing and restoring forces necessary to maintain a substantially true and predictable flight path.
(6) A model rocket shall not contain any type of explosive or pyrotechnic warhead.

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1970, July 8, P.L. 451, No. 155, § 2.
35 P.S. § 1282, PA ST 35 P.S. § 1282
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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