airplane propeller

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Synonyms for airplane propeller

a propeller that rotates to push against air

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We know the current list of six simple machines and can provide examples of each, but what about examples such as: kites, sails, fan blades, wings, airplane propellers, marine propellers, and gas and hydro turbine blades?
An example is RTM molds made for short runs of airplane propeller blades at the Hamilton Standard Group of United Technologies, Windsor Locks, Conn.
Tenders are invited for AS16007 McCauley Airplane Propeller
The photo Propeller in Jungle, 1995, shows the remains of an airplane propeller surrounded by Papuans.
The 8-foot bronze statue of Earhart holding an airplane propeller was officially unveiled at North Hollywood Park, at Magnolia Boulevard and Tujunga Avenue, next to the Amelia Earhart Branch Library.
Those theories predicted only the relationship between thrust and wake velocity; they didn't provide guidance on the optimal geometry of a practical airplane propeller.
The 8-foot-tall likeness of Earhart holding an airplane propeller will be removed in the wee hours of Friday morning, cast into a mold and used to create a permanent bronze statute, he said.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - On the surface, the bronze-colored statue of aviator Amelia Earhart gazing confidently ahead with an airplane propeller in her hand appears to be as tough as the reputation of the the famous aviator herself, weathering the years without a trace of decay.
Designers of gas turbines, wind turbines, and even airplane propellers know that no single pitch angle works best under every condition.
Of course, the first airplane propellers were not made from alloyed aluminum; wood was and is a popular construction material, offering several advantages over metal.
Wind turbines cover the hills for miles around, some like giant eggbeaters but most looking like big airplane propellers on poles, spinning in the near-constant breeze through Altamont Pass.
Cargo planes; training planes; merchant ships; supply barges; airplane propellers, fuselages, wings, noses, pilot scats; gliders; landing ramps; life rafts and buoys; army skiis; prefabricated houses; cargo truck bodies.
According to airport spokesman Troy Bell, airplane propellers can be nearly invisible late at night.
Down the street at the Slipper Room, the World Famous Bob, clad only in g-string and pasties, spins her breasts like airplane propellers.
Today's windmills may look like airplane propellers on stilts, like the ones in the state of California.