So the more modern an engine is, the more likely it is to produce a persistent contrail.
1944, Contrails formed over Germany by the 91st Bomb Group on a mission to Zeitz, Germany on 30 November 1944 1940, Europe, Bomber with fighter escorts 1940s, From the 1950 book [UPDATE] Here’s a collection of photos from “fuzzylogic”, originally posted on
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They are are all from the site airliners.net, and most are dated in the 1960s and 1970s.
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1967 – Plate 113 from Cloud Studies in Colour Richard Scorer and Harry Wexler.
Most of which were taken in the last few years, but a few like the above, back to 1984.
Old oil that has been sitting for years can do damage right from jump street, so you should change that oil before firing up for the first time.
See the sticky thread on “Dehibernating the Ironhead” for more details on first start up preparation.
THE ENGINE OIL The engine oil is kept in the oil tank under the seat, filler cap on the right hand side, drain plug in the bottom of the tank.
The oil pump, under the engine on the right, near the front, circulates the oil to and from the tank. Then stop and top the oil up to the full mark, no further. Put in a new drop-in oil filter if your model has one.