L2 HPR Safety Quiz

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#1. What is the purpose of the Tripoli Unified Safety Code?

#2. Although Tripoli launches involve several layers of safety rules intended to increase safety, _____ is ultimately responsible for the rocket and flight?

#3. The flier shall document the location of the center of ____ and be able to demonstrate the center of _____? (Answer in order of blanks)

#4. Which of the following motor types are not allowed to be made and flown by a Level 2 flier as a research motor?

#5. Rockets flown at Tripoli launches may carry:

#6. What is the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)?

#7. What is a complex high-power rocket?

#8. What are the minimum criteria that define a high-power rocket?

#9. What is the maximum weight of a model rocket with motors installed?

#10. When is an active recovery device not necessary in a high-power rocket?

#11. Range activity shall cease whenever a thunderstorm has been detected within ____ miles (kilometers) of the launch site?

#12. At what total impulse and/or average thrust does a motor become high power?

#13. While a 3:1 average thrust to weight ratio is the absolute minimum established in the Tripoli Unified Safety Code, what is the typical initial minimum thrust to weight ratio for a rocket?

#14. Who may operate a high-power rocket?

#15. What operating clearances must be complied with for flying high power rockets?

#16. What criteria apply to the construction of a high-power rocket?

#17. When must the stability of a rocket be determined?

#18. Who can override an RSO decision pertaining to safety?

#19. When is it permissible to catch a high-power rocket?

#20. Except for pertaining to safety, who may override a launch directors’ decision?

#21. When must a high power rocket launching device incorporate a blast deflector?

#22. What is the maximum launch angle from vertical for a high-power rocket?

#23. What are the elements of an ignition system?

#24. When shall the motor ignitor(s) be installed in a high-power rocket motor?

#25. When may the physical disconnects that inhibit energetics be connected to power?

#26. What is a class 1 rocket?

#27. What is the launch site criteria?

#28. What is the minimum distance from a launch site to any person or property not associated with the operation?

#29. How close can spectators be to a high-power rocket launch?

#30. What is the maximum altitude allowed for flying high power rockets if there is a cloud ceiling of 3,000 feet (914 m) and an FAA waiver to 15,000 feet (4572 m)?

#31. What is the limit of surface wind for launching a high-power rocket?

#32. When may a high-power rocket be launched?

#33. What is a class 2 rocket?

#34. What is the minimum distance for smoking (or open flames) from high power rocket motors, motor reloading kits and pyrotechnic modules?

#35. When are you allowed to install an igniter or head end ignition module into any motor including a multistage, cluster or air start type rocket?

#36. An R/C Rocket Boosted Glider (RBG) may be launched in which direction in regard to the flightline?

#37. At what impulse does a class 3 rocket start?

#38. Test flights or first flights of R/C RBG shall be launched from the distance specified by the total installed impulse in the Safe Distance Table plus _____ Ft?

#39. What is the maximum angle (in degrees) from vertical a model rocket can be launched from?

#40. The minimum safe distance to any spectator when a model rocket is launched shall be_____Ft?

#41. The minimum distance for all involved rockets shall be the complex distance for the total installed impulse of the motors in all rockets when _____ or more rockets are launched simultaneously?

#42. When can steel nozzles be used in research motors?

#43. What is the age limit Tripoli recognizes for a certified solid propellant high power rocket motor user?

#44. What is the minimum safe distance for a non-complex H, I or J motor?

#45. When may Research Motors that have been sold for a profit be used at a Tripoli Launch?

#46. Which of the following materials can be used for research motor cases?

#47. When is it permissible to consume alcohol when prepping or launching high power rockets?

#48. Organizations that may certify high power rocket motors include:

#49. When can electronics that control energetics be powered on?

#50. The maximum landing speed of a rocket is not to exceed____?

#51. Who in Tripoli may certify a member Level 1 or Level 2?

#52. Who is allowed in the high-power launch area at a Tripoli launch?

#53. When is electronically actuated recovery necessary?