One other use for the Finest and Lloyd hand pump


SG– Some eighty years in the past the de Havilland Plane Firm launched their Mosquito Fighter Bomber,  Powered by two Rolls Royce engines, it was uncommon in that a lot of the fuselage was made from balsa and different wooden. Few examples have survived and three have been restored to flying situation by the NZ Avspecs firm, with Norton proprietor Derek Smith being one in every of their main craftsmen. A typical fitment to those plane appears to have been the Finest and Lloyd hand pump and regulator fitted to manufacturing mannequin Nortons within the late twenties.  It’s clearly proven within the cockpit photograph Ken McIntosh has kindly despatched in – apparently used within the plane for spraying alcohol on to the windscreen for de-icing functions.