Desert Aerospace's Jet Gliders Turns Casual Pilots into Top Guns

By: Michael Hines - Published: Aug 15, 2010 • References: desertaerospace &
Live out your 'Top Gun' dreams with Desert Aerospace’s new jet-powered gliders. These gliders have a retractable jet engine that allows for self takeoff. No more running off cliffs and crossing fingers.

The jet engine on Desert Aerospace’s gliders, according to its site, is a 45 pound PBS TJ-100 jet engine that can deliver 240 pounds of thrust. The engine folds into the glider once the plane hits its cruising altitude. There is no word yet on pricing. Stats for Jet-Powered Gliders Trending: Older & Average
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