Walther HWK 109-500
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The 109-500 is a Starthilfe (take-off assist) motor in a pod, able to produce 500kg (1100 lb) thrust for thirty seconds. After the fuel was expended, the pod was jettisoned and it returned to earth by parachute.
- Christopher, John. The Race for Hitler's X-Planes (The Mill, Gloucestershire: History Press, 2013), p.125.
- Christopher, p.125.
- Christopher, John. The Race for Hitler's X-Planes. The Mill, Gloucestershire: History Press, 2013.
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