Sneak Peek at the Make: Labs DIY Turbojet Engine Project

Sneak Peek at the Make: Labs DIY Turbojet Engine Project
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Well here it is, Make:Labs first rendition of a homemade turbojet engine!

The first two clips are an attempt to get it started but we ended up flooding it (which resulted in a very impressive flame-out). The third clip is our very first successful start-up and self-sustained run. This development will eventually lead up to an article in MAKE magazine showing how YOU can make a turbojet powered go-kart.

The engine will be displayed at this coming up Bay Area Maker Faire, where you can ask questions on how it works, and how it was built.

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Dan Spangler

Dan Spangler is a freelance maker with a passion for fabricating speed, high voltage, and the things that go boom.

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