Range and Event Duty
Range and event duty schedules are posted on the calender below. To check your duty schedule, please refer to the calender.
Available Range Duty Volunteer Positions
The South Texas Aerospace Club Independence Day Celebration Air Show and Competition Event is a large two-day event. We cant run the range for 2 days without some extra help. STAC is reaching out to fellow NAR flyers to help us out with range duties. Each shift with the exception of Pad Manager is a 2 hour shift. The Pad Manager is a very demading and important position which requires a minimum L1 certification and some computer experience. The following range duties are still open and need to be filled:
Range Manager 3
Range Manager 4
If you would like like to volunteer some of your time at the event in performing one of the above duties, you may register as a volunteer here.
Other Event Volunteer Positions
Event Master of Ceremonies – FM 107.1 Classic Rock
Honor Guard – Beeville Cub Scouts
Event Sound – Meskeet Sound & Recording
2-Way Radio Communications and Ham Radio Broadcasting Services - Beeville Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Services
Internet Wi-Fi Hot Spot and Audio/Video Multimedia Communications Services - NetStar Technologies
Children’s Rocketry Educators and Spectator Assistance – Wastequip and Beeville Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Services
Event Security Services – Beeville Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni
First Aid – The American Red Cross
Event Position Descriptions
Competition Director - The Competition Director is the "CEO" of the entire air show and competition event.
RSO/LCO - The RSO/LCO is in charge of the entire operations and management of flight range. He is the "boss" of the flight range. What he says goes and his word is final - NO EXCEPTIONS. L2 or better ccertification is required.
SCO/ALCO -The SCO/ALCO assists the RSC/LCO. The SCO/ALCO's primary job is to perform all pre-flight and post flight rocket inspections, manage & maintain flight range safety, provide flight information to the RSO/LCO, assist the RSC/LCO with launch control when needed, and to record competition participant flight data/results. L2 or better ccertification is required.
Spotter -The Spotter has the critical job of watching rockets in fligt for any safety concerns.
Pad Manager -The Pad Manager assigns fliers to pads and insures no one enters an active range.
Range Manager 1 - The Range Manager 1 assists fliers at the high power and mid-power pads to load and connect their rockets
Range Manager 2 -The Range Manager 2 assists fliers at the low power and mid-power pads to load and connect their rockets
Parking and traffic Control Manager - The Parking and Traffic Control Manager controls and manages all parking and traffic at the event.
Parking and Traffic Control Assistant - The Parking and Traffic Control Assistant assists fliers, vendors and event guests with parking their vehicles and finding the correct parking area.
Security Manager – The Security Manager develops and implements the event security plan and manages personnel.
Security Assistant – The Security Assistant assists the Security Manager in maintaining security at the event.
Radio Communications Manager – The Radio Communications Manager implements and manages the event radio frequency plan, coordinates & controls usage of radio frequencies with event personnel & flyers, and manages/controls the event ham radio broadcasting system.
Children’s Rocketry Educator – The Children’s Rocketry Educator teaches children participating in the Children’s Fly and Keep rocketry event how to properly prepare, fly, and recover a pre-built model rocket. They also assist the children in in the actual launching their rockets if assistance is needed.
Spectator Assistance Manager – The Spectator Assistance Manager manages and oversees all aspects of event crowd control and assistance.
Spectator Assistant – The Spectator Assistant assists the Spectator Assistance Manager in maintaining crowd control and assists spectators, vendors, and flyers as needed.