Starting Fairbanks Morse Diesel

The operation of a 1920's vintage FM two cylinder diesel power plant at the Hill Country Antique Tractor & Engine show in June 2009

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Blackstone Model DB 12hp
Vertical diesel Blackstone producing 12hp at 850 rpm. After being in storage for 40 years this is the first run, on a temporary water tank. The only work done was to clean and flush the engine and put fresh oil in. The injector could do with a service but otherwise she is in excellent condition.





Paxman V12 Diesel
12YHAZ Paxman genset from Chatham Docks. First run at the museum, only work required was replacement of a missing hand priming pump for the fuel and freeing off a stuck pump rack. Engine had been regularly started until fairly recently as a standby for the dockyard.





Fairbanks Morse Four Cylinder
A very large Fairbanks Morse four cylinder engine starting up at an antique tractor show in Texas.





Kamov-26 helicopter - smoky and flamy cold start.
Some infos... ...about the helicopter: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamov_Ka-26




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