posted on Sep, 10 2006 @ 05:36 AM
The Canberra still uses them (not a fighter I know) but it has to still be the quickest way to get a motor turn'in and burn'in.......and it is what
a linieys beret was for , to put out the fire after a cartridge start.
You could allways tell an experienced liney by the charred hat he used to wear when not on the line. How times have changed!
Maybe some of the Russian or Chinese stuff might stillhave a cartridge start backup system in case you are out in the field with no ground start or
externa lpower available