Wright Brothers Propellers

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The design of the Wright Brothers ' airplane was innovative and brilliant. The Wright brothers design included detailed plans for the engine and propellers, the controls, and the body of the plane. Orville and Wilbur Wright designed their plane in Dayton, Ohio and then traveled to Kill Devil Hills North Carolina to finish assembling the plane. The engine of the Flyer I was a twelve horsepower gasoline engine that powered the propellers of the plane. A sprocket chain connected to the propellers and to the engine made the propellers spin. The engine of the Flyer I let the plane fly under its own power. This engine was much lighter than a normal engine , therefore the engine was missing many parts you would find in a normal engine such as a fuel
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