Mr. R. J. Wilkinson

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Model Jet Engines (Modeller's World) by Thomas Kamps
I have seen several attempts to build a gas turbine on sites such as YouTube. Fun if you are messing about while bored, but if you want to create a more serious engine then GET THIS BOOK! its well written and you can see why the various components are laid out the way they are. I used to own a Wren MW54 Heli engine, it was supplied as a kit. I true work of art. I do intend to build my own engine though. Its easily done once you acquire the basic tools and some way of machining and spot welding. Kamps goes into the crucial points about balancing the turbine rotor etc. Dont ignore the safety aspects...turbines such as these can be lethal...but safe if you follow the guidelines as set out in… Read more

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