[WWI] History Channel this past weekend

tskio4 at cox.net tskio4 at cox.net
Mon Aug 2 08:29:46 EDT 2004

Good morning all!

Funny that none of you have commented on the WW-I in color series this weekend.  

I saw only one surprise.  Some German troops were pulling the prop through on a Gotha, checking for hydro lock, then they all steped back and the engine started as if it had a starter. I didn't see anyone pull the prop to start it.  So did the bigger engines have some form of flywheel or crank starter?


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