How airplane engines start


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4 Jun 2021
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Starting an airplane jet engine isn't the same as starting a car engine where it roars into life as soon as the key is turned. No, it's actually quite a complex (and fascinating) process that takes several minutes and the engines have to be started one by one.

This video explains the process in detail and then shows real engines being started.

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