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noun as in jet engine


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After he was flown in a turboprop plane from Melbourne to Sydney, Robson said, he had to sit upside-down in the crate with his suitcase on top of his head for 22 hours until he was loaded into what he thought was a 707 jet.

Putting it inside a carrier with the range of the turboprop in question extends that range by two orders of magnitude.

On a side note, if you’re wondering what the difference between a turbofan and a turboprop is, that’s probably worth a quick review.

The EP-3E is a big plane, powered by four turboprop engines and carrying a crew of 24.

But Clive Irving points to some troubling instances in which other turboprop planes failed in icy weather.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to turboprop, such as: fanjet, pulsejet, ramjet, reaction engine, rocket, and rocket motor.

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