Saturday, March 03, 2018

a ' Hucks Mobile Aircraft Engine Starter ' mounted on a Ford Model T

invented by Captain Hucks, who was the first British Pilot to complete a ' Loop the Loop ' aerial manoeuvre


  1. What a great idea this was. One heck of a lot safer for the guy spinning the prop.

  2. Anonymous12:23 PM

    I think I saw the one in the third picture in Hemmings a while back. I'll have to look that issue up again. Given the previous post about the WW1 airplanes with different engine rotation, I wonder if the Hucks had a way of changing its direction?