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Volmer Jensen

Welcome to my Volmer Jensen information page. This page is a very rough work in progress where I save some links to various Volmer Jensen information from around the net, and so it's pretty raw and not terribly organized yet.



If you have information you would like to see added, email me at choppergirl@air-war.org -- CHOPPERGIRL




Volmer Jensen Remembered - Soaring Society of America

Volmer Jensen Google Image Search

VJ-24w SunFun Yahoo Group


Berger Burr Vol.1 VJ-24 SunFun Specs

Berger Burr Vol.2 VJ-24 SunFun Specs


HomeBuilt Aircraft December 1980 Page 56

HomeBuilt Aircraft December 1980 Page 57


HomeBuilt Aircraft July 1981 Page 30

HomeBuilt Aircraft July 1981 Page 31

HomeBuilt Aircraft July 1981 Page 32


HomeBuilt Aircraft July 1982 Page 44

HomeBuilt Aircraft July 1982 Page 45

HomeBuilt Aircraft July 1982 Page 46

HomeBuilt Aircraft July 1982 Page 47


Wikipedia:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_gliders_(J)#Jensen

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_M-1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volmer_VJ-22_Sportsman

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volmer_VJ-23_Swingwing

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volmer_VJ-24W_SunFun

YouTube VIDEOS

VJ-24W SunFun Walkaround

VJ-24W SunFun Mac Hodges 20170519

VJ-24W Sunfun View from Cockpit

Volmer Jensen VJ-24w SunFun built by Tim Lohrey

David Cook flying VJ-24w G-MBBZ (Pictured above in Newark Air Museum)

V.J.-24w. "SUNFUN". World's First Ultralight Motorglider... 22 Hp. Australian Modification

Test-Flying, For Autodidactic Aeroplane-Designers...(VJ-24w SUNFUN/Budgerigar)

Autumn Air - 6 Camera POV Ultralight Flight by Brian Fitzgerald

"Dorothy" - Choppergirl's $38 Volmer Jensen VJ-24W antique ultralight motor glider
HomeBuiltAirplanes Thread


So if I flew into a cloud...

VJ-11:

VJ-11 information Pack

VJ-22 Videos:

https://m.youtube.com/results?q=vj22%20sportsman&sm=3

https://m.youtube.com/results?q=vj-22%20amphibian&sm=3

VJ-23 Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYq6T-C6OBQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=326bRCJdlOM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40bwvYd9S2U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JeIox5Okvo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-YNURlbN3Y

VJ-24 Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy9GowNBgus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=879JA4okBvg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFwIhwdSVVs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmyYOazgOOs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hMmMAPfnh8

VJ-11 Yahoo Group:

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/VJ-11/info

VJ-22 Sportsman Group:

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/VJ-22/conversations/messages

VJ-22 Slideshow

http://docslide.us/documents/volmer-vj22-22-nd-design-frank-ducker-volmer-jensen-designed-the-vj-22-in.html

Volmer Club of America:

http://www.volmeraircraft.com/

Volmer VJ22 22nd Design - Frank Drucker

http://docslide.us/documents/volmer-vj22-22-nd-design-frank-ducker-volmer-jensen-designed-the-vj-22-in.html

Volmer Jensen Patents

https://www.google.com.gt/search?tbo=p&tbm=pts&hl=en&q=ininventor:%22Volmer+S.+Jensen%22&gws_rd=ssl

Wings of History:

http://wingsofhistory.org/exhibits/aircraft-from-v-to-z/volmer-jensen-vj-24w

Soaring Soceity of America:

http://www.ssa.org/FinalGlide?id=662

Secret Projects - List of all Volmer Aircraft designs:

http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=20487.0

Nest of Dragons:

http://www.nestofdragons.net/rigid-wings-overview/footlaunch-listing/volmer/

US Hawks Thread on Volmer Jensen:>

http://www.ushawks.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=71&t=1117&sid=5542c08cd66576db963fcc4497207236

J2mc Planeurs listing Volmer Jensen designs:

https://www.j2mcl-planeurs.net/dbj2mcl/planeurs-hommes/hommes-fiche_0int.php?code=432%20&%20orig=0

The Hang Gliding Mayhem Began - Manbirds

http://www.privitt.com/hang_loose.htm

David Cook - Aviator:

http://www.davidcookaviator.com/david-cook/vj23/index.html

Irv Culver:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irv_Culver

Gene Roddenberry:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Roddenberry

Starship Enterprise:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starship_Enterprise

USS Enterprise NCC-1701:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Enterprise_(NCC-1701-A)

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Enterprise_(NCC-1701)#Origin_and_design

Star Trek History - Slideshow of Pre-production shots of Enterprise Models:

http://startrekhistory.com/models.html

Star Trek 1966 Opening Credits with Enterprise:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zM3cPMINXho





"Dorothy" - Choppergirl's Volmer Jensen VJ-24W restoration project

Volmer Jensen VJ-24W Wings of History Page

VJ-24w Aircraft N55969 at Wings of History Museum

Google Image Search

She was designed by Volmer Jensen, who also designed and built the Star Ship Enterprise in the 1960's TV Show Star Trek, and her wing was designed by Irv Culver, who designed the SR-71 Blackbird with Kelly Johnson, and worked on the P-38 Lightning. She was one of the world's first motor gliders and ultralights; there are less than a dozen VJ-24W's still existing... three of those are in museums... two are DSK kits... of which mine is one, and the other owned by DSK which is now long since defunct. I bought her for $38 on eBay, and when I found her, she was rotting behind a storage shed...


 





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