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  • “We equate this leap in engine technology as equivalent to the post-World War II jump from propeller-driven aircraft to jet engines,” Brink said.

    U.S. Jet Sets World Record for Hypersonic Flight | Impact Lab

  • Inside of 40 years, from World War I to the Korean conflict, pilots went from shooting at each other with pistols from propeller-driven biplanes to dueling with cannons and missiles in jet aircraft moving faster than sound.

    The Last Ace

  • By Korea, “air breathers,” or jets, had replaced the finely crafted propeller-driven fighters of lore, and aerial duels between American F‑86 Sabres and Soviet-built MiG‑15s were fleeting visual encounters where the biggest challenge was to get close enough to fire.

    The Last Ace

  • A third plane—a slower propeller-driven aircraft—is coming up from the southwest.

    Summer Travel, as Seen From the Airport Control Tower

  • After just eight days, he became the first in his class to solo in a light propeller-driven aircraft.

    William and Kate

  • Travelers soared high above the clouds instead of bouncing along in a noisier, slower, propeller-driven plane at the mercy of the weather.

    Relic of Modern Air Travel Gets a Facelift

  • World War II Corsair F4U-4, the fearsome, propeller-driven, 460 mph


  • The light 15-ounce, mostly foam, propeller-driven craft fly to an assigned GPS coordinate and circle, communicating with their nearest neighbors—not the whole flock—using Wi-Fi and an onboard Linux computer.

    Week in Ideas: Christopher Shea

  • The Yavari is an elegant boat, now the oldest propeller-driven working ship in the world — as historic in its own way as the Cutty Sark, and as old.

    Lake Titicaca's floating B&B

  • As details began emerging hours after the incident, it appeared that President Obama was never in any danger because air-traffic controllers and the pilot of the Marine Corps helicopter carrying him and his party could see the propeller-driven Cessna clearly in the region's sunny skies.

    Midair Drama Played Out As Small Plane Flew Near Obama Helicopter

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