Below is a a PDF of the Tripoli Rocketry Association (TRA) research rules.  You can download them or view them online.

Research Safety Code - May 2016

We follow research rules on all research launches.  The RSO will review any rocket for launch.  Save launch distances for research launches are listed below.

Total Installed Impulse, N-sMotor typeNon-Complex (ft)Complex (ft)
0.01 to 1280A-J200250
1,280.01 toK250350
2,560.01 toL300500
5,120.01 toM5001000
10,240.01 toM10001500
20,480.01 toO15002000
40,960.01 toP-T20002500


For more safety codes:

  1. Site Rules
  2. ICBM / ROSCO Sport Launch Rules
  3. NAR High Power Safety Code
  4. Tripoli High Power Safety Code