Engine Starter Marie Jeanne Wevelgem

The "Marie-Jeanne" Hicks engine starter of Wevelgem airbase in the thirties. Second from the left is Michel de Hepcée.

 Engine Starter Marie Jeanne Wevelgem     Engine Starter Marie Jeanne Wevelgem

The Hicks engine starter fitted on a truck and locally known as "La Marie-Jeanne" which was in use at Wevelgem in 1931.

To the left "La Marie-Jeanne" is about to start a Avro 504N while on the right a Breguet XIX is being reved-up.

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Last updated 07/03/13 17:32   Daniel Brackx

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