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A new edition of the power pack

A new edition of the power pack

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Viper Jet from HSD
Those, who are familiar with the subject of electro impeller jets, know the Viper Jet. It initiated the growing-up of impeller jets. The optional green or red design became the example of …

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Hot sections perfectly painted

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Hot sections perfectly painted

Hot colors

It’s incredible, how fast time flies. 12 years ago I wrote an article for the JetPower about the painting of annealing colors, referring to the BVM F-100. The painting and grinding technique I presented at that time, has been used often by some of you, creating beautiful results. I was sent many photos of the painted models and also saw many on the internet or on flight days. Especially the areas around the engines or jet nozzles are often the centre of attraction and make the model look more vibrant and alive. I think, after 10 years, it’s time for an update. The possibilities of the colors have developed and so has my experience. I would like to share all of that with you. Read the full story »

The powerful EDF from Schübeler

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The powerful EDF from Schübeler

Impeller DS-215- DIA HST
The history
If you want to take a look at the story about how practicable impeller systems for the uncomplicated model use have been developed over time, you will have to go back …

demon on board – CORTEXpro

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demon on board – CORTEXpro

The three-axis stabilising system from bavarianDEMON
Due to its surface geometry, the large B-2 Spirit from Wolfgang Vallant turned out to be almost non-flyable. When taking-off and landing, it’s inclined to break out and is also …

Turbine launching via smartphone

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Turbine launching via smartphone

Bluetooth adapter from Xicoy
Who is not familiar with this situation? When booting the turbine, the connecting cable between ECU and terminal gets in the way and has to be removed after the warm-up of the …

New year – new design!

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New year – new design!

JetPower in new clothes
From the next issue onwards, the JetPower will be published in a new design. It needed a little facelift after five years. After all, we want it to look as fresh and …

The small Power Manager

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The small  Power Manager

PowerBox Systems Mercury SRS
Having switched to the Jeti DC-16 transmitter, Erich Bäcker went on a hunt for new receivers, a gyroscope and a power supply for his CARF J-10. So, the Mercury SRS from PowerBox …

The first jet fighter of the US-Navy

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The first jet fighter of the US-Navy

North American FJ-1 Fury
The history of the FJ-1 Fury
The F-J was developed in the mid 1940, when the first turbine-driven fighter planes were built in series. It was manufactured in accordance to US-Navy specifications, demanding …

The newest addition of the Jak-130 family

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The newest addition of the Jak-130 family

The newest addition from ready2fly
When Vitaly Robertus won the Jet Championship in the scale class 2011 in Dayton with his Jak-130 in scale 1:4, this machine was known everywhere. After the championships, ready2fly contacted Vitaly …

Xicoy Smart Data Terminal

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Xicoy Smart Data Terminal

for Jets Munt Merlin 140XBL
At the beginning of the year, Jets Munt Turbines announced to deliver all turbines with the new Xicoy Smart Data Terminal (SDT). Having ordered a new Merlin 140XBL for my Pirotti …

Me 163 from Raketenmodellbau Klima

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Me 163  from Raketenmodellbau Klima

The power egg with rocket engine
For many, many years, the Me 163, also called power egg, has been a popular replica object for modellers. At the beginning it was the glow igniter in the nose …

The first US-jet P-59 Airacomet

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The first US-jet P-59 Airacomet

from Grumania
The twin-engine P-59 sounded the bell for the jet era in the USA. Grumania Jets has reissued the jet as an assembly kit in scale 1:7. Ralf Göricke has taken a look at the …