Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative form of twin-engine.

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Examples

  • The Irish Aviation Authority said the aircraft — a twin-engined turboprop leased to Isle of Man-based airline Manx2.com and operated by a Barcelona-based company called Flightline BCN — aborted two attempts to land before crashing on the third try.

    6 killed, 6 hurt as plane crashes in Cork fog

  • His hosts were admiringly described as “probably the nicest and richest people” in town, with five cars, a large motor yacht, and a twin-engined aeroplane of their own.33 In their house he slept on silk and linen sheets, often for twelve hours at a stretch, listened to Beethoven, Brahms and Elgar on the gramophone, made occasional conversation, and tried to regain some of the 30 pounds he had lost since the accident.

    Storyteller

  • Chris Wilson, 39, from Bury, Greater Manchester, died when the twin-engined plane crashed last week near the airstrip in the town of Bandundu.

    British man piloted Congo death crash plane

  • On the horizon, a few black dots quickly grew until she saw that they were actually a squadron of twin-engined, Russian bombers with some fighter planes flying escort.

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • The plane was a classic, battered, twin-engined jet.

    The Unpublished Writer and His Love Interest (The Painter)

  • There were no interstate highways, and air travel usually meant a DC3 or Fairchild 440 , twin-engined 40 passenger propellor planes that travelled perhaps 300 miles per hour with a tail wind.

    Are bullet trains worth the billions?

  • Above her, circling around, was the twin-engined monoplane.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • A force like the one deployed in Helmand should have at least 47 of the twin-engined choppers, according to the Strategic Defence Review drawn up in 1998.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • A force like the one deployed in Helmand should have at least 47 of the twin-engined choppers, according to the Strategic Defence Review drawn up in 1998.

    Tories must pledge to spend more on defence

  • It turns out after the twin-engined Cessna light plane, ferrying the stars to a party at Hearst Castle in San Simeon, Calif., landed safely, the pilot reportedly forgot to essentially set the parking brake.

    Plane crash reminds of need for parking brakes

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