- n. a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability)
“There was an old twin-prop plane that might start.”
“Ickle wickle twin-prop plane to Tamworth, the girls striding out resolutely across the tarmac, bless.”
“Although the tape shows that Germano and Emmett were alerted to the presence of another plane -- a twin-prop Grumman Jetstream -- NTSB officials and Pittsburgh air-traffic controllers say the Jetstream was miles away from the 737 and probably did not pose a risk.”
“The usual route to the island is a short hop from Bali in a twin-prop plane, but since mid-2007, the European Union has banned EU-based tour operators from selling Indonesian domestic flights, after a series of deadly crashes in the archipelago in recent years.”
“Barnstorming the state in a twin-prop plane, he crisscrossed South Dakota to warn that gay marriage could be looming.”
“The twin-prop P-16 had been designed as a nighttime fighter, its long nose cone filled with radar equipment.”
“We've seen soldiers boarding the little twin-prop birds.”
“He saw a twin-prop airliner lift off from a small airfield.”
“There's a bit of a queue at Deauville airport, yet there are only 50 seats on the twin-prop plane that awaits us all on the airstrip outside the tiny terminal building.”
“The Air Force relies on piloted planes such as the high-flying U-2 spy plane and new, twin-prop MC-12 Liberty planes as well as drones such as the Reaper and Predator, to deliver photo and video feeds of activity on the ground.”
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