Smithsonian Test Jet Engine Model Kit

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Product ID: 2567W

$49.99

Build Your Own Motorized Jet Engine

This officially licensed Smithsonian Test Jet Engine Model Kit educates anyone who’s interested in how actual jet engines operate. Learn the basic engine definitions such as: combustion chamber, shaft, thrust, turbojet, and turboprop. When your engine is built, you can control thrust and the turbine speed with realistic engine sounds. Kit comes with more than 50 parts; requires four AA batteries and simple assembly. Measures about 8”l x 12”w x...Read more

Build Your Own Motorized Jet Engine

This officially licensed Smithsonian Test Jet Engine Model Kit educates anyone who’s interested in how actual jet engines operate. Learn the basic engine definitions such as: combustion chamber, shaft, thrust, turbojet, and turboprop. When your engine is built, you can control thrust and the turbine speed with realistic engine sounds. Kit comes with more than 50 parts; requires four AA batteries and simple assembly. Measures about 8”l x 12”w x 7.5”h. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
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The kit was relative easy to put together by following directions. After assembly, the turbine worked as advertised. It's a nice combination toy/training device for a young aspiring aviation enthusiast.
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Very high quality and detail!
Fun to make with my grandson's. Trying to teach the concept of "suck, squeeze, bang, blow" of jet engine operations.
November 3, 2016
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