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How did the wright brothers' airplane turn on?

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December 19, 2014 7:14PM

It was started by hand. One person would lay on the airplane while another person would spin the propeller. The engine had no battery so an electric starter was not an option.

The props were carefully turned by hand to start the engines.

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December 19, 2014 7:14PM

The props were carefully turned by hand to start the engines.

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December 19, 2014 1:58PM

It was started by hand. One person would lay on the airplane while another person would spin the propeller. The engine had no battery so an electric starter was not an option.