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17th Nov 2017, 22:13
Replies: 13
Views: 2,856
Posted By Jon Starr

I performed a wash on a H&S STAD 250 engined...

I performed a wash on a H&S STAD 250 engined start cart, by necessity as the thing couldn't maintain air delivery before the EGT went off-scale high.
We used a pressure-washer with soap dispenser...
14th Mar 2014, 14:40
Replies: 15
Views: 3,240
Posted By Jon Starr

That's not very impressive (:p), my friend has a...

That's not very impressive (:p), my friend has a Spey on the back of his:

http://www.jetpower.co.uk/Spey250/image_files/047.jpg

And yes it is going to be run on there. He also has a Olympus 593...
26th Nov 2013, 11:28
Replies: 13
Views: 4,085
Posted By Jon Starr

Unfortunately there aren't any more where...

Unfortunately there aren't any more where Justin's came from, I will say though that running it is one of the most exhilarating things I've ever done. One of the neighbors did, in fact, mind...
9th Sep 2013, 12:43
Replies: 10
Views: 2,371
Posted By Jon Starr

I'm interested in this too so I looked up those...

I'm interested in this too so I looked up those references.

You can get both the videos and the book on how to build the wheel from John Glover's site. Prices seem pretty reasonable.
...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2013, 21:30
Replies: 3
Views: 2,358
Posted By Jon Starr

barit1: Thank you very much for information and...

barit1: Thank you very much for information and the explanation of nozzle choking, I think I actually understand it when put that way.

CliveL: Thanks for that document, I'm going to have to read...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Feb 2013, 13:36
Replies: 3
Views: 2,358
Posted By Jon Starr

Propelling nozzle design

Does anyone know of a book, or fully worked example, for designing a propelling nozzle for a turbojet? Google is not proving helpful.
I have borrowed a few books on gas turbine design but they seem...
16th Mar 2010, 00:09
Replies: 76
Views: 24,324
Posted By Jon Starr

Hey blackhand, nope haven't filled the engines up...

Hey blackhand, nope haven't filled the engines up yet. I'm waiting for my CanKeys to arrive.

The GTD-350 will be filled this coming weekend, although it's not quite ready for a full run yet (need...
13th Mar 2010, 15:03
Replies: 76
Views: 24,324
Posted By Jon Starr

Just to get back on the topic of opening the...

Just to get back on the topic of opening the cans, I have 10 CanKeys in the post at the momment.
As I only need one one for myself and couple for friends there are quite a few spare.

If anyone...
12th Mar 2010, 11:18
Replies: 76
Views: 24,324
Posted By Jon Starr

TURIN, I have just rung Shell lubricants tech...

TURIN, I have just rung Shell lubricants tech line (to see if they had a piece of paper on the matter) and the word from them is that as long as the oil has been stored at the correct temperature and...
11th Mar 2010, 23:02
Replies: 76
Views: 24,324
Posted By Jon Starr

Ah, I see what you guys mean. So should I have...

Ah, I see what you guys mean. So should I have really used the older AeroShell 500 in the Williams to begin with then? Or is it not so much that the newer formulations have more of a detergent action...
11th Mar 2010, 15:08
Replies: 76
Views: 24,324
Posted By Jon Starr

Hi Blackhand, thanks for the warning. AeroShell...

Hi Blackhand, thanks for the warning. AeroShell 500 is the manufacturers recommended oil for the GTD-350, so it should be entirely suitable with any luck.

For the Williams WR27-1 the Navy only...
11th Mar 2010, 10:25
Replies: 76
Views: 24,324
Posted By Jon Starr

Wow, thank you everyone for all the great info. ...

Wow, thank you everyone for all the great info.

I've sent TheCanKey people a request for a place to buy it in the UK, failing that I'll just buy 10 off them directly and hand them out to friends....
9th Mar 2010, 22:18
Replies: 76
Views: 24,324
Posted By Jon Starr

Thanks a lot for the tips. Thanks for the link as...

Thanks a lot for the tips. Thanks for the link as well spannersatcx, I did use the search but didn't get any results for some reason.

Glad I'm not doing something that will contaminate the oil as...
9th Mar 2010, 17:21
Replies: 76
Views: 24,324
Posted By Jon Starr

Question Opening turbine oil cans properly?

Hi everyone, hope no-one minds a quick (sort-of aviation related) question.

I've got a number of gas turbines I run as a hobby (M701C-500, WR27-1 and GTD-350), and I'm not sure if I'm opening the...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2008, 15:51
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By Jon Starr

Question MI-2 Spares/manual help

Hi everyone,

I hope no-one minds that I don't have the rest of the helicopter (yet!), but I have managed to buy a GTD-350 gas turbine engine out of a scraped MI-2 and I'm having a devil of a time...
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