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