Appendix A - Additional Tripoli Rulings
A-1 NFPA 1127 was adopted by the Tripoli Board of Directors as the Tripoli Safety Code. (Tripoli Report, April 1994, Tripoli Board Minutes, New Orleans, 21 January 1994, Motion 13.) Since this adoption, the code has gone through some revisions. Such is the way with codes – they are constantly undergoing change to improve and update them when safety prompts, or when the federal regulations change or are reinterpreted
A-2 All Tripoli members who participate in Association activities shall follow the Tripoli Certification Standards.
A-3 Any Board action(s), with regard to safety, made previous to or after publication of this document shall be a part of the Tripoli Safety Code.
A-4 Increased descent rates for rocket activities conducted at the Black Rock Desert venue are acceptable if needed to insure a controlled descent to remain inside the FAA approved Dispersion Area.
A-5 Rockets with more than 1280ns of total impulse must use active recovery mechanisms.
A-6 A rocket motor shall not be ignited by using:
a. A switch that uses mercury.
b. “Pressure roller” switches