Geoff Barrance donated his, which came with him when his family immigrated from England in 1986. The motor still has the original box and instructions, but not the rest of the components. It is in rough shape, but when installed on the Zephyr model, the slight corrosion isn’t noticeable. Museum volunteers used the drawings in the motor’s instruction booklet to fabricate a mount to properly install it on the model.
After learning that the museum was interested in obtaining a Jetex 100, Pedro Restrepo searched eBay to see if one was for sale. After finding one, he successfully bid for it and after receiving it promptly sent it on to the museum for the collection. This motor is in the original box, with all the original components (although the fuel pellets and wicks were removed before shipment because of safety concerns) and is in good condition.
Thank you Geoff and Pedro! And, thank you to everyone else who contacted us asking if we were interested in other Jetex equipment. While we had to turn you down because we have multiple examples of other Jetex items, your generosity and willingness to donate items is much appreciated.
If you are interested, the museum’s current wish list for the collection is here:
https://www.modelaircraft.org/museum/donations/wishlist.aspx and here is more information about the donation process: https://www.modelaircraft.org/museum/donations.aspx
(Please note that while we found the Jetex 100, we are still looking for a Jetex 200 motor!)