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Chain and Sprocket Used on Flyer 3

Chain and Sprocket Used on Flyer 3 American History Famous Historical Events Famous People Aviation & Space Exploration Tragedies and Triumphs History

Image of the chain-driven gears that the Wright brothers used on their Flyer airplanes.  According to the wright-brothers.org website:

The large gears at the end of the propeller shafts were drilled out to create spokes. This greatly reduced the weight of this heavy part.


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Image online, courtesy wright-brothers.org website.

 

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