The Rocket Science Institute is a
                        non-profit scientific and educational foundation
                        in support of "amateur" experimental
                        rocket science, engineering, and technology.
 
 

Building Jetex Models


 

Building / Designing Maintenance & Care
of Jetex Miniature Jet Propulsion
Engines for Models

 
 

Building Jetex ModelsBuilding Jetex Models
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44 pages, originally published by Aristo-Craft Distinctive Miniatures (NY, 1967), with more than 30 illustrations, including several technical drawings, full aeromodelling plans and "3-view," performance graphs, and model photos, complete in one volume. 

Topics include:
 

  • Principles of Jets and Rockets: Turbojets, pulse jets, ramjets, 
  • Jetex Model Power Units Operating Instructions: solid fuel charges, operation, reloading, care of the engine, installation, performance
  • Hints for Good Flying
  • The Jetex Augmenter Tube
  • Scaling up Plans: scaling up curves
  • Designing Jetex powered missiles
  • Advanced” Missiles (4)
  • Buying Balsa
  • Jetex Power: A simple approach to rocket-age model projects
  • Increasing thrust
  • RTP
  • Jetex engine data
  • Rocket-powered Dyna-Soar
  • "Rocket Their Way to Success" (PAA-Load) models analysis (22)
  • New Jetex “50-HT”
  • 4 engine graphs
  • Two-stage rocket
  • Space Ship


Jetex-power modeling plans include:
 

  • Martin PTV-2N “Gorgon”
  • Hi-thrusty
  • Convair Delta
  • Dyna-Soar
  • Peter Pan
  • Swif-f-ft
  • Whirley
  • Panam Polka
  • Floater
  • Gusty
  • Furnace
  • Fizzel Fazzel
  • “Stick” Missiles (5)
  • Apparition
  • Space Ship
  • Two-stage Rocket


Very similar to the Paul Del Gatto "All About Jetex" book (c. 1960), which duplicates some of this material.

New limited edition, digitally restored and just now republished by the Rocket Science Institute.  Printed with a high-resoultion laser printer (not photocopied) on high-quality, bright-white, acid-free paper for years of reference use.  8-1/2" x 5-1/2" size. 

This exceptional text is not available anywhere else.

Book reviewed here.

$16.95 

USA (Insured Priority Mail: $00.00)
International (Airmail: $00.00)


Priority Mail Postage US $3.95.          Airmail Postage International US$ 7.95.

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The Rocket Science Institute is a
                        non-profit scientific and educational foundation
                        in support of "amateur" experimental
                        rocket science, engineering, and technology.

The Rocket Science Institute is a non-profit scientific and educational foundation in support of "amateur" experimental rocket science, engineering, and technology.

Rocket Science Institute, Inc., P.O. Box 1253, Carmel Valley CA 93924 USA     •     e-mail: books@rocketsciencebooks.com