Turbo-Jet Engine for Medium RC Aircraft

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Arnendu Barman
Hello , I am thinking to work on a RC aircraft ( Airplane ) that can load a small supply of Medical Firstaid in small range. So I need to make it fast and stable. So I'm thinking to use a small Turbo-jet engine in it which will be home-made. Please suggest me -- (1) Is that makes any sense ? (2) If I use jet-engine in it, it will produce much heat that can melt the frame of the RC aircraft.. So what material should I use to make the frame? (3) Suggestions on the design of the Turbo-Jet engine (4) Which materials do I need to build it and How to build it ..
Your suggestions are highly expected ..
Thanking you
Arnendu
 

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anorlunda
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:welcome:

I just checked and found 158000 videos on youtube for RC "jet engine" you can learn from those.

You will need a lot of skills and machine tools to build your own.

Have you though about range? Usually, higher speeds mean shorter range.

Have you thought about control beyond your line-of-sight? If you let it fly far away, how will you land it? Most RC controllers have only a short range.

You can probably learn more on RC aircraft forums than you can here.

Good luck
 
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If you have never built and flown an RC plane then do not start with a gas turbine! Find a model club an ask someone if you can have a go. It is not as easy as it looks. Most new pilots _will_ crash their aircraft in seconds if they try and fly without instruction. Using a gas turbine engine means you will just crash faster.
 
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