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Is it possible to make a miniature turbojet engine? Answered

Which has proper air compressor that produces enough thrust to support a 6kg model? And I expect the overall size of such an engine being 15cm in diameter and 30-40cm in length. It may vary but is it possible?
I understand how the engine works overall, but I'd like to know more about how each module of it works so I can probably build one myself, such as the compressor.

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rickharris (author)2013-01-04

Yes models of all types of jet engine are made and sold for RC modellers.

Some examples on sale in the UK

http://alshobbies.com/shop/cat.php?id=242

http://alshobbies.com/shop/cat.php?id=1239

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rickharris (author)rickharris2013-01-04

You may find this interesting/useful

http://www.john-tom.com/html/Jet.html

this is one of the best model engineering sources for engine plans.

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steveastrouk (author)rickharris2013-01-04

....but buy in the turbine wheels.

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steveastrouk (author)2013-01-04

It is POSSIBLE to build your own, but you need a lot of mechanical engineering experience, and quite a bit of equipment too.

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