Corsicana Launch Site

High Power Launch info for our flying site in Navarro County! (class-2, 9,250AGL)

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DARS HPR Launch Site near Corsicana Texas

To reach the site from Dallas, DFW or Fort Worth; first, head south.
In general the site is about 12 miles east of Corsicana, from I45 on hwy-31 toward Kerens.

***** Southbound on I45 from Dallas:
1) Head Southbound on I45, south from I20, past Enis. (about 29 miles)
2) Continue south, Hwy-287 will join into I45 going south towards Corsicana. (another 14 miles or so)
3) Continue south on I45 to Corsicana (another 16 miles)
4) Take exit-231 off I45 onto hwy-31 going east towards Kerens, Malakoff, and Athens
<< then follow steps below>>

***** Eastbound from Corsicana: (I45 and Hwy-31)
A) Head east on Hwy-31
B) Continue east past Chambers Creek crossing and CR-633 until CR-139
        (about 10 miles from I45 to County-Road-1393, just short of Kerens)
C) Take a right (head south) on cr-1393, looking for "Rocket-Launch-Signs" to direct you to the correct spot.

***** Southbound from Fort Worth thru Mansfield on Hwy-287
1) Head southeast on hwy-287 thru Mansfield, Midlothian, Waxahatchie to Ennis (total of about 40 miles)
2) Continue southeast on hwy-287 around Ennis and merge with I-45 south. (15 miles more)
3) Continue south on I45 to Corsicana (another 16 miles)
4) Take exit-231 from I45 onto eastbound hwy-31 towards Athens
<< then follow steps for Eastbound from Corsican>>

***** From otherwhere, South or West:
1) Head for Corsicana, I45 north from Houston. Or hwy-22 Eastbound from Hilsboro.
2) Find the intersection of I45 and hwy-31.
<< then follow steps for Eastbound from Corsican>>

Remember that this is a working farm, be aware of, and stay off of the crops!

The rocket shown above is the "Gargas Paradox". It was designed by Bill Gee (member and Secretary of DARS.) The fins and black nose rocket are taken from the club logo.