Jet-40 (oz8494)

 

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Jet-40. Radio control sport model. Wingspan 1400mm.

Quote: "Hi Steve and Mary; Here's the plan of the JET 40 SVENSON. One of the best aircraft that SVENSON ever made. With a 6.5 cc OS 40 FP my JET flies very well, also on very low speed he is very stable. Really a pleasure to fly. One of the last models made, after that, the factory went bankrupt in 1983. I hope many model builders there a build, and have fun. Julien"

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Jet-40 (oz8494) 1982 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz8494)
    Jet-40
    from Svenson
    1982 
    56in span
    IC R/C Kit
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 28/02/2017
    Filesize: 1151KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JulienVermeire
    Downloads: 3122

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User comments

This model is almost identical to the Midwest Strikemaster, also featured on your site [see oz5985] but the Midwest version, no longer available, had a foam wing. That's a big problem these days, as most of the foam available is "recycled". That means they throw their scraps into the next batch, causing hard lumps that won't cut right. "Virgin" foam is not easy to find. What all this means is, if you want a Strikemaster but can't find a foam wing, build this one instead, ribs are on the plan. I flew the Strikemaster back in the day and it does fly very well.
DougSmith - 10/03/2017
Included are pictures of my recently build Jet 40 from a 30 years old kit [more pics 006-009]. Not for a 0.40 engine but transformed for brushless outrunner 3548 700KV with a 5s 3000mAh battery. Also included a real cockpit with pilot! Flies a lot better than with the methanol engine!!!!!!! I also downloaded the plan from your site, because I have not saved the wing ribs!!!!!!!! And that gives a problem to build an other one........... Egrtz and a lot of thanks!
AdrienCrispyn - 13/10/2017
Hello Steve and Mary, in attachment some photos of my Jet40. I bought a well used but good conserved Jet 40 some years ago. I did a complete make over, dual aileron control, electric setup, new servo's, new finishing. A detailed report (in Dutch) can be found here: https://www.modelbouwforum.nl/threads/res...
I use a SK3 5045 kv=660 on 6S with a 11x10 prop and after some test flights, I can say it has loads of power and behaves excellent in heavy wind conditions. The first photo is of the original model, second and third is after the make-over and electro conversion [more pics 009-012]. Best regards,
Dries - 21/03/2020
Hello, Here are few pictures of my Jet 40 [main pic, 013, 014], CAD redrawn, laser cut, vacuum formed canopy, 3D printed engine cowl, OS40 FP engine. Maiden flight was done this morning… what a blast! Regards,
Emmanuel Delias - 20/07/2022
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