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

http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/topic/173218-ww1-military-motors-1916-set-x-50-cards/?do=findComment&comment=2389627

2 comments:

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

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  2. 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?

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