QUEST teams up with Make Magazine to make your own pulse jet engine – inside a jam jar. This video is set to premiere on KQED tonight as one of the segments in the episode. The story will air today, Tuesday at 7:30pm on KQED 9 & KQED HD on Comcast 709 and Saturday, May 25, at 4:30pm on KTEH. You can get the Jam Jar Jet PDF here.
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From the pages of MAKE:
Jam Jar Jet. Don’t think you can build a jet engine at home? Here’s a simple jet engine–a pulsejet–that you can make out of a jam jar in an afternoon. All it takes is bending some wire and punching a few holes. Page 102 – MAKE 05.