Pup Again

First engine run. The original rotary engine sent a fine mist of castor oil lubricant in all directions, so George Dusting (in the cockpit) was probably very glad this was a radial. Although I suppose, back in the day, a pilot’d never have to buy hair oil. Or laxatives.

pup 4Shock absorbers 1916 style – two fixed crossbars with pivoted half-axles in between, wrapped with what I seem to remember was 5/16″ bungee cord.

pup 5And if you’re going after the Red Baron, you’re going to need a gun – preferably a fibreglass Vickers .303.

pup 6


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