August 1, 2013 AT 3:00 am

DIY Jet

DIY Jet

DIY Personal Jet Clocks In at 200 MPH and a Cool $125K

The jet started as a pet project of Sonex founder John Monett who’s always wanted a personal jet. This thing is tiny, with a wingspan of just 18 feet and a maximum weight of 900 pounds. The itty-bitty jet engine produces 257 pounds of thrust.

Sonex is offering the SubSonex JSX-2 as a “ultra-quick build kit” with many major assemblies already completed. To comply with a Federal Aviation Administration rule requiring the owner to build at least 51 percent of a homebuilt airplane, the buyer will install the engine, fuel system, retractable landing gear, avionics and interior.


“D is for Diode” – Circuit Playground Episode 4 is out now! CLICK HERE TO WATCH!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground”Adafruit’s Apps!



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.