My experience with a Jetex 50 Hell-Cat motor was somewhat limited. The way it worked was to insert the fuel pellets into the motor body, then insert a thin wire. The tiny aluminium motor burns pellets of solid fuel. So the fuel won’t go up all at once like a firecracker, it is especially treated to burn quite slowly. The Jetex. 25 Apr I’ve got a jetex motor and some fuel in the draw if it is of any interest. jet engines” and talks about the Jetex 50, Jetex and Jetex

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The casing design included a sprung safety release valve so that the rocket wasn’t prone to exploding if something went wrong, and the fuelling process involved placing a spiral coil of fuse against the pellet’s flat face, held in place by metal jetec, producing a guaranteed consistent burn and removing another possible cause of engind. I have left the surly bonds of Earth Jetex motors have long been discontinued but replaced by a Rapier series availablefromthe Czech Republic.

It can still be accessed at: BloQcs design by Bloc. Lighting the fuse was no problem, but getting it to keep burning as it passes through the tiny nozzle hole was almost impossible.

However, the fuel is more toxic and requires special handling to keep it dry and in working condition the fuel dngine slightly deliquescent and will gradually absorb moisture from the atmosphere which quickly renders it inactive.


Javelin aeroplane, Jetex Hobbies The active forum discusses everything from how to build and fly small model jets, to reports of meetings and collecting vintage motors.

: Motors – Jetex 50/50B/50C

Send a private message to AndyAndrews. The original utilitarian packaging below and upper right was soon replaced by a styling that would jetes to be recognised as distinctively Jetex lower right. Several kits wereavailable for Jetex motors franging from simple balsa gliders tobuilt-up stick and tissue scale models-some were imports from the UK. Send a private message to vicman.

Find More Posts by Harley Condra. How does a Jetex compare to the estes motors? If you can get hold of a plan or a back issue was around 16 years ago it had plenty of detail on the motor, its mounting and how to fire.

Instructions were specially written in French below. Pierre Claudy – Original photographs: No, the other up!! I’m not convinced that any model since has been as much fun as that. During the war, IMA had produced drones for target practice for the military, and had upgraded the drones with small rocket boosters.

Never tried it though. All trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other rights of ownership to images and text used on the Airplanes and Rockets website are hereby acknowledged.

Jetex “” Fuel Pellet Set.

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Find More Posts by causeitflies. Supermarine Swift model aircraft, Jetex 50C Hobbies Jetex Type 50C rocket motor Hobbies Another source of information both Wikipedia and Google pointed me to was the jetex. After all the fuse was gone but most of the fuel pellets were left, I’d load in full pellets, then crush others to fill the nozzle end so that it was next to the hole.


Jetex rocket engines and accessories [image info]. Jetex motors, fuel, and accessories were imported from England and distributed in the U. Like most small models electric flight technology has made tiny jets possible, guys at my club fly tiny RC jets that cost pennies with amazing performance. Sharky Jetex model aircraft, Hamleys MM Speed Boat, Jetex Hobbies Just built this for a mate. The launch top right is not part of the Jetex range [image info].

The Jetex engine

Some of the older guys in RC might remember this little jet engine. The ideal motor for contest models. Fuel pellets for the Jetex 50 appeared in a variety of separate packs over the years. These are one-shot rockets with a cardboard casing. The engine casing was made of an aluminium alloy and was reusable, new fuel pellets and ignition wick being a consumable that could be bought engin used in the engine.

Gnat Glider, for Jetex, cover image crop KeilKraft Find More Posts enggine j.