Anybody know anything about a 8 Ga ? blank cartridge used to start the engine on a F4F Wildcat fighter. There is a video on Facebook, Wild Warbirds, a company who does rebuild work on WW2 aircraft, that shows the starting procedure. Tom
try searching for Breeze Mark or engine starting cartridges
Here a video showing the whole process:
But the cartriodges are cal4 to what I know.
The Breeze starters were used on a whole row of engines. Also there was the Coffman starter which was more used in aircrafts.
This doc may help a bit:
easy39th.com/files/TM_9-1731 … s_1942.pdf
Thanks Pete Tom