The Hucks Starter is nothing new on the forum, but we dug a little deeper and found some interesting photos, the patent drawings, a video where you can watch an original Hucks start a Hawker at the Shuttleworth Collection in the UK and: The Moment – First Hucks Start in 70 Years, covering the use of a replica built at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum. See it all @ http://theoldmotor.com/?p=116909
The original patent was followed up a year later with this ‘improved’ USPTO patent.
George Shakespeare Wilkinson
Assignor to The Aircraft Mfg. Co. Ltd.
Westminster, London, England
Means for Starting the Engines of Aeroplanes
Patent number: 1331791
Filing date: Sep 9, 1919
Issue date: Feb 24, 1920
And you may want to correct this ‘typo’ on your website . . .
“B.C. Bucks patent drawings – The full United States patent description”
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