1/72 Palouste Mk.101/102 – Jet Air Starter Trolley and Airborne Pod

Art.No.: 129-7416 Product number: 8595593126432
Availability: Yes
157 Kč
Short description
The Palouste starter was used for starting up the aircraft jet engines by means of high pressure and
Parameters
Weight 0.019 kg
Era Postwar
Origin USA
Type Aircraft
Edition CMK Kits
Scale 1/72
Product Detail sets
Special Hobby Manufacturer: Special Hobby
1/72 Palouste Mk.101/102 – Jet Air Starter Trolley and Airborne Pod

The Palouste starter was used for starting up the aircraft jet engines by means of high pressure and high velocity air generated by a small turbine located inside the trolley or pod. The turbine was housed inside a unique-shaped pod resembling a drop fuel tank. No wonder the Palouste could also be airborne, carried on underwing pylons, thus enabling service of RAF, Armée de l’Air and US Navy warplanes from auxiliary, ill equipped airfields. A set of detachable wheels was used to facilitate moving the starter across the field.

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