Jet Engines: Fundamentals of Theory, Design and Operation

Jet Engines: Fundamentals of Theory, Design and

This book is intended for those who wish to broaden their knowledge of jet engine technology and associated subjects.  It covers turbojet, turboprop and turbofan designs and is applicable to civilian and military usage.  It commences with an overview of the main design types and fundamentals and then looks at air intakes, compresors, turbines and exhaust systems in great detail. 

  • Brand: Crowood Press UK
  • ASIN: 1853108340

Haynes Build Your Own Jet Engine Fully Working Model Kit

Haynes Build Your Own Jet Engine Fully Working

This model is a greatly simplified version of a real jet engine. It's designed to be fun to put together and includes a number of transparent parts that make it a practical aid to understanding how a full-size two-spool turbo fan engine works.The box contains all the parts you need to assemble the working model. It comes complete with its very own Haynes manual, giving you clear step by step assembly instructions, as well as some interesting background information about real engines. All you need to provide is the spare time and three AA batteries. The base includes a sound clip that reproduces the noise of a real jet engine running while the model operates. Ages 10+

  • Brand: Haynes
  • ASIN: B0711ZKYKP

Gas Turbine Engines for Model Aircraft

Gas Turbine Engines for Model

For the first time Kurt Schreckling's Strahlturbine Book is now available in English. It explains how to build Kurt Schreckling's turbojet motor, the FD3/64 containing full construction, photographs and working drawings.

  • ASIN: 0951058916

Model Jet Engines (Modeller's World) 3rd edition by Kamps, Thomas (2005) Paperback

Model Jet Engines (Modeller's World) 3rd edition by

Third edition of this popular work, that has introduced many modellers to what was thought to be a difficult and complex subject. However, thanks to the work of many amateur engineers, now gas turbine engines are a reality for use in model jet aircraft. The author explains the history of that development, the basic principles behind the technology, and looks at many of the engine's components in full detail.

  • ASIN: 190037191X

Airfix A20005 Engineer Jet Engine Real Working Model Kit

Airfix A20005 Engineer Jet Engine Real Working Model

Discover how a jet engine works by building your very own working model, with spinning turbo fans and a variable speed control. Built as though hanging beneath a wing the Jet Engine's speed can be controlled by the handle built into the base. Using the simplified instructions, piece together over fifty parts to build an engine with movement, lights and sound. Batteries Not Included.

  • Brand: Airfix
  • ASIN: B000LISQL6
  • UPC: 787799945896

Japanese Aero-Engines 1910-1945

Japanese Aero-Engines

In this book the authors have endeavored to remedy the notable lack of comprehensive coverage. The development of all the many engines produced by Japanese aero-engine manufacturing companies from 1912 to 1945 is explored in detail, including a full explanation of the different systems used to identify them. Furthermore, the developments are related to the aircraft in which the various engines were used, including prototypes, flying test-beds, and changes in the make or type of engine during an aircraft’s operational service. In other words aircraft evolution in Japan is viewed in snapshots as it happened from the aero-engine aspect and not from the complete aircraft aspect as is featured in most publications. Unfortunately this approach necessitates numerous cross-references in the text where several different engines are associated with a particular aircraft, for which the authors can only apologize. Lastly, to illustrate the industrial background, the origin and development of each of the aero-engine manufacturing companies is also outlined briefly

  • ASIN: 8365281325

Vortex S-Line Ultra Quiet Fan 8" 728 CFM

Vortex S-Line Ultra Quiet Fan 8" 728

The new Vortex powerfan s-line ultra quiet fans are here. Introducing the quietest Inline duct fan on the market, the Vortex s-line is completely different from the competition, and specifically designed for the indoor grower. All s-line products incorporate motors suitable for 120 volts AC 60Hz electrical supply only

  • Color: Grey
  • Brand: Vortex
  • UPC: 628507105020

World's Fastest Single-Engine Jet Aircraft: The Story of Convair's F-106 Delta Dart Interceptor

World's Fastest Single-Engine Jet Aircraft: The Story of

Developed for the Air Force in the early 1950s as a next-generation interceptor following Convair's pioneering delta-wing F-102, the F-106 excelled in every aspect of the Air Defense Command mission. With its advanced Hughes radar system, Falcon air-to-air missiles, and a top speed in excess of Mach 2, the Delta Dart became known as "the ultimate interceptor," able to scramble, launch, find its targets, and blow them out of the sky. The 'Dart was also the lightest-weight aircraft ever powered by a Pratt & Whitney J75 turbojet. This book provides an insightful and in-depth look at the sixth member of the Air Force "Century Series" family of supersonic fighters. From initial concept through early flight test and development and into operational service, every facet of the F-106's career is examined and explained in comprehensive, yet easy-to-read text. All USAF Air Defense Command units that operated F-106s are covered, and aircraft markings and color schemes are included as well. The Convair F-106 remains to this day as one of the most successful military aircraft ever built. This book now gives the reader a thorough and meticulous reference source on the F-106 using excellent photographs and technical illustrations to tell the story of this history-making aircraft, while also pro...

  • ASIN: 1580072372

Gone: Catastrophe in Paradise

Gone: Catastrophe in

A mass of European and American tourists descend on an idyllic tropical island for the holiday of a lifetime. Within hours, hundreds are dead. What happened? This is the true story of one of history's most tragic and shocking disasters, in which aviation, terrorism, a sudden change in weather and plain old bad luck made for a ruinous mix.Discover the mind-boggling facts of this catastrophe in this compelling, action-packed and haunting tale of the human condition that will have you turning the pages to the very end.Praise from readers:★★★★★ - "Brings to light an accident that many in the aviation field are aware of, but most average people have no knowledge of. Excellent read."★★★★★ - "A vivid reportage about an eerie tragedy related to the greatest disaster in airline history."★★★★★ - "I commend Modjeska for writing about this accident, for reflecting on its meaning, and for helping us as readers to consider all the coincidences that had to align for this accident to occur. An amazing, highly recommended read."


Haynes Jet Engine | STEM Project| Build Your Own | Fully Working Model Kit

Haynes Jet Engine | STEM Project| Build Your

This model is a greatly simplified version of a real jet engine. It’s designed to be fun to put together and includes a number of transparent parts that make it a practical aid to understanding how a full-size two-spool turbofan engine works. Product Specifics: Assemble a working model of a two-spool turbofan jet engine. Illustrated step-by-step Haynes assembly manual. Contains over 50 parts Base includes a sound clip that reproduces the noise of a real jet engine running while the model operates. Measures 17.4” x12.6” x 5.5” once assembled. Requires 3 AAA batteries (not included). For ages 14+.

  • Brand: Haynes
  • ASIN: B07H7TG46T

The Development of Jet and Turbine Aero Engines

The Development of Jet and Turbine Aero

Using language understandable to those without an engineering background and avoiding complex mathematical formulae, Bill Gunston explains the differences between gas-turbine, jet, rocket, ramjet and helicopter turbo shaft aero engines and traces their histories from the early days through to today’s complex and powerful units as used in the latest wide-bodied airliners and high performance military jets.

  • Brand: Brand: Motorbooks International
  • ASIN: 1852605863

Powerfun EDF 50mm 11 Blades Ducted Fan with RC Brushless Motor 4300KV Balance Tested for EDF 4S RC Jet Airplane

Powerfun EDF 50mm 11 Blades Ducted Fan with

Brand:Powerfunmodel:50mm 11 Blades EDF with 4300KV Brushless motor 100% newSpecificationMaterial: PA66+GFGold plated connector: Φ3.5KV: 4300Motor Weight: 57gHousing Weight: 20g Max Voltage: 16.8VMax Current: 40AMax power: 670WMax Thrust: 950gSet Weight: 77gRecom.Battery: 4s 1800MAH 25CRecom.ESC: 40A,PackageIncluding:50mm EDF*1pc+4S motor*1pc+ manual*1Shipping:standard shipping(about 7-15 working days) EXPRESS:(UPS/DHL/FEDEX...about 3-10days),please kindly contact us for extra costs Customer service All the items are checked and test 3 times by our quality control team before shipped Professional engineer team are waiting for resolve any your product usage problem,Leading you to be a Professional players if you need Please let us know and sent the picture to us if it is damaged or defective product when receive,It can be return or replacement or refund No return and refund without product quality problem Buyers is responsible for the returning shipping cost if no product quality problem All returns should include all original items undamaged,in re-saleable condition Custom and wholesale are welcome,please contact us anytime

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Powerfun
  • ASIN: B0756DZJZT
  • UPC: 661273154731

How We Invented the Airplane: An Illustrated History (Dover Transportation)

How We Invented the Airplane: An Illustrated History

It was the realization of a dream as old as mankind. On December 17, 1903, two bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio, achieved the first sustained, powered, heavier-than-air flight in a machine of their own design and construction. This book offers a concise and fascinating history of that remarkable accomplishment, much of it in the words of the inventors themselves. The heart of the book is Orville Wright's personal account, written in connection with an obscure lawsuit filed against the U.S. government. Long forgotten until a typewritten copy was discovered among the Wright papers at the Library of Congress, it is the best, most detailed account of how the Wright brothers succeeded in creating the machine that lifted man into the sky on wings.The brothers first became interested in the problem of flight after reading about the glider experiments of Otto Lilienthal, a 19th-century German engineer. Experimenting first with kites and gliders, they developed a revolutionary wing design that helped solve the crucial problem of maintaining lateral equilibrium. Later, they added a movable rudder that eliminated the tendency of the machine to go into a tailspin. In addition to these critical innovations, the two inventors developed new accurate tables of "life" pressures and an original...

  • ASIN: 0486256626
  • UPC: 800759256624

New Brand Name BangBang Mini Engine High Speed Turbine Model

New Brand Name BangBang Mini Engine High Speed

Mini Engine High Speed Turbine Model Description: Item: High Speed Turbine Model Item No.: AT Inlet Diameter: 4mm Outlet Diameter: 6mm Output Shaft Diameter: 1.95mm Speed: over 50000 RPM Material: Metal Age: +14 Packaga Included: 1 × High Speed Turbine Model

  • Brand: New Brand Name
  • ASIN: B071WLKZQ2
  • UPC: 676436162058

Twin Mustang: The North American F-82 at War (Images of War)

Twin Mustang: The North American F-82 at War

One of the most unusual and remarkable American fighter aircraft, the F-82 Twin Mustang was the last mass production propeller-driven fighter acquired by the U.S. Air Force. Originally intended as a very long-range fighter escort for the Boeing B-29 Superfortress during World War II, it arrived too late to see combat and evolved into a night and all-weather fighter during the post-war years. Combat operations in the Korean War followed, along with a host of other dynamic episodes of deployment. This work traces the developmental, operational, and combat history of this unique American fighter and features 120 photographs and illustrations, many of which have never been published before.Seven chapters, all extensively illustrated, cover the aircraft's development, descriptions of the variants and subtypes, details of initial entry into service, three chapters covering the F-82's service in the Korean War, and a final chapter detailing the type's removal from the Korean War Theater in February 1952, to see out its operational days in the Alaskan Air Defense Command.An appendix section follows, featuring tables of the different variants, an illustrated list of known nose art applied to F-82s, and an entry of losses suffered in the Korean War. All these additional details bring new p...

  • ASIN: 1783462213



In this 9-page report, I describe for aspiring jet modeler builders how to use a valveless pulsejet engine to power a model vehicle (such as an R/C or U-control plane, dragster or speedboat).

  • ASIN: B002M78ENE

FUNTECH RC Airplane RTF (Ready to Fly), 3 Channel Remote Control Airplane RC Plane Drone with 2.4GHz Radio Control 6 Axis Gyro, Durable EPP Foam Easy to Fly for Beginners

FUNTECH RC Airplane RTF (Ready to Fly), 3

This FunTech RC RTF Airplane is a small size aeroplane with transmitter control. Materials made with very light and durable expanded polypropylene (EPP), hard to break when bent or crashed. Lightweight for longer flight duration and better control. When you move the throttle from 10% to 100%, the plane elevates with respective rate, you can make an excellent horizontal flight by just giving a lower throttle, or climb rapidly by switching the throttle to a higher level. No need to know too much about aerobatic theory and you can make a perfect aerobatic flight! It can bank left and right by spinning one of the 2 motors faster, simple but effective design! The aeroplane is very durable, making it great for any players, even kids. It is made of EPP foam, a commonly used material in RC Aeroplane models, it is very light weight and flexible, feels like rubber, but without the weight. Specifications:Brand: FuntechWing Span: 400mmLength: 310mmMotor: 1 coreless motorControl range: About 100m Radio: 2.4GhzChannel: 3CHTransmitter battery: 4 * AA battery (not included)Battery(built-in): 3.7V 180mAh Li-PoFlight time: 8-10minCharging time: 20-25minWeight: 20g There may be some deviation due to manual measurement.Package information:Package size: 35.5 * 34 * 15cmPackage weight: 700gPackag...

  • Color: Red
  • Brand: FUNTECH
  • UPC: 606814597516

Vickers/BAC VC10 Manual: All models and variants (Haynes Manuals)

Vickers/BAC VC10 Manual: All models and variants (Haynes

Designed in the 1950s to operate on long-distance routes, the four-jet Vickers VC10 saw service with BOAC and a number of other airlines from the 1960s to 1981. It enjoyed a further career with the RAF as a strategic transport and later as an aerial refuelling aircraft. The last VC10 K3 tanker was retired by the RAF in 2013. Keith Wilson examines the design, construction and use of the VC10, using as his centrepiece ex-RAF VC10 C1K (XR808) and VC10 K3 (ZA147) tankers at Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0857337998

Hyper Fan Stealth 6 in 315 CFM

Hyper Fan Stealth 6 in 315

Hyper fan's laminar flow fan blade & stator technology create optimal airflow similar in design to an Airplane jet engine. The result is very high cfm's & exceptional static pressure performance. The hyper fan Stealth delivers the highest cfm's perw of any silenced fan in the industry. The same state-of-the-art digitally controlled electronically commutated motor (ecm) & heavy-duty sealed ball bearings which make the original hyper fan so reliable & quiet, are combined with our silencing canister & lightweight acoustic foam in the Stealth series. This results in a reduction of 15 dba's which is perceived to the human Ear as 75% quieter. Like the original hyper fan, the Stealth fans use 50% less power than traditional fans. A Speed controller & integrated mounting brackets are included.

  • Brand: Hyper Fan
  • ASIN: B00S27SRI0
  • UPC: 849969001990

Noel Merrill Wien: Born to Fly

Noel Merrill Wien: Born to

Born into a family of aviators, Merrill Wien was destined to become a pilot. His father, Noel Wien, was one of the first pilots to fly in Alaska and his life was full of firsts, including making the first round-trip flight between Asia and North America in 1929. His mother played a big role in the founding and development of Wien Alaska Airlines, the second-oldest scheduled airline in the United States and territories. One of the most versatile and experienced pilots of his time, Merrill has flown just about every aircraft imaginable from DC-3s to Lockheed 1011s to historic military planes like the cargo C-46 and B-29 bomber to the Hiller UH-12E chopper. Although fundamentally modest by nature, family and friends encouraged Merrill to share his remarkable stories given his accomplishments and experiences with so many famous people and events. His tone is engagingly informal as he recounts crossing paths with such luminaries as Joe Crosson, Howard Hughes, Lowell Thomas Sr. and Lowell Thomas Jr., Sam White, Don Sheldon, Brad Washburn, Wally Schirra, and Bill Anders. He re-creates for readers his firsthand experiences flying top-secret missions for the Air Force, viewing the devastation of the Good Friday Earthquake in Anchorage, and the challenges of starting his own helicopter com...

  • ASIN: 1943328404

Daron SkyMarks SKR778 JetBlue Airlines Airbus A321 1:150 Scale New Livery Prism Tail Display Model

Daron SkyMarks SKR778 JetBlue Airlines Airbus A321 1:150

Introducing SkyMarks. Top of the line snap-fit pre-decorated plastic models. The models feature solid injection molded plastic construction with crisply printed graphics. All models include a display stand and instructions. Models assemble in minutes with no need for glue or tools. all models include a display stand with logo base and come in gift packaging.

  • Brand: Daron
  • ASIN: B00LYN76X6
  • UPC: 830715107783

R/C Ducted Fans: How to Build and Fly Your Own Jet Successfully

R/C Ducted Fans: How to Build and Fly

Excellent Book

  • ASIN: 0879382791

Wind-tunnel investigation of a four-engine externally blowing jet-flap STOL airplane model

Wind-tunnel investigation of a four-engine externally blowing jet-flap

  • ASIN: B007ELN0RS

Vulcan Boys: From the Cold War to the Falklands: True Tales of the Iconic Delta V Bomber

Vulcan Boys: From the Cold War to the

An in-depth look at these Cold War–era bombers, in the words of those who flew them—includes photos.   The Vulcan, the second of the three V bombers built to guard the United Kingdom during the Cold War, has become an aviation icon like the Spitfire, its delta shape as instantly recognizable as the howling noise it makes when the engines are opened for takeoff.  Vulcan Boys is the first book about this bomber recounted completely firsthand by the operators themselves. It tells the story of the aircraft from its design conception through the Cold War, when it played out its most important job as Britain’s nuclear deterrent; it also reveals the significant role its bombs and missiles played in liberating the Falkland Islands, for which it gained much celebrity.   These individual accounts detail how hours at a time were spent waiting to be scrambled to defend the country in the event of a third world war, and how pilots’ aggressive skills were honed by carrying out Lone Ranger sorties flying to the United States and westward around the world, and taking part in Giant Voice and Red Flag, competitive exercises against the US Strategic Air Command. The attacks in the Falklands using Shrike missiles are described accurately and in great detail for the first time, including t...

  • ASIN: B0133WH3XI
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