This magneto is the type of small generator incorporated in early telephones, and was used to ring telephone bells at the central office and on the subscriber's party line.
A magneto blew up at 9,000 ft over the sea between Cyprus and Jordan, a moment that she describes as ‘heartstopping.’
The firing mechanism mechanically fires the spotting rifle and uses a magneto to fire the rocket.
The hammer was soon replaced by a magneto powered with a hand crank.
Wartime models had only steel wheels, a magneto and hand crank, instead of a battery.
A magneto broke, the supercharger was knocked off the engine, and some connecting rods broke.
After the installation of two new magnetos , Hunter flew on to Cleveland
Each engine had seven improved and interchangeable magnetos , each feeding a grouping of four cylinders.
The magnetos were in the ceiling behind the front pilot.
Carburetors, magnetos and spark plugs were all carefully checked.