GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Jan. 11, 1954


Outboard Starter. Evinrude Motors announced a new 25-h.p. outboard motor with a built-in electric starter to replace the starter cord. Price: $498.

Jet Helicopter. The Army's first operational ramjet helicopters were delivered by Hiller Helicopters. Called the H-32, the craft is powered by small (12-lb.) ramjet engines mounted at the rotor blade tips. Mostly cabin, the new 'copter seats two to three persons, can carry more than 100% of its empty weight (500 lbs.), uses a pair of ski-shaped pipes for landing gear (see cut).

Sundowner's Tractor. A three-wheel tractor designed...

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