twin-prop


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Synonyms for twin-prop

a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability)

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North Star's freight subsidiary Cargo North, is making an impact in the northwest with the arrival last year of two large capacity aircraft, the twin-prop Basler BT-67, a modernized version of the DC-3 aircraft.
The models are colorful and easy to build, with names like Whirlybird Helicopter, Galactic Glider and Twin-Prop Superstar.
The journey here from the UK isn't straightforward - a plane to Barbados, followed by a 50-minute flight on a twin-prop plane to Union Island, and then finally a 10-minute boat ride - but it's certainly worth the effort.
The following destinations by CNN aren't the easiest to reach--expect twin-prop planes and a distinct lack of road signs and rest stops--but the quieter nooks of the Carib are worth seeking out.
"Then I went outside and it sounded to me like one of those twin-prop helicopters coming down ...
At sunrise, on one particularly balmy morning, we boarded a twin-prop puddle jumper and enjoyed a 30-minute flight to the smaller island, Little Cayman, where the pace of life can best be described as soporific.
According to reports, Bahinting owned Aviatour, the aircraft charter company and flying school that operates the twin-prop Piper Seneca that crashed.
Instead of low-balling you with a cheaper, inadequate engine, Splendor's standard package on the 240 SunStar is a 300 hp MerCruiser MAG 350 with a twin-prop Bravo Three outdrive to negate prop torque.
It was a time across Britain when 'well-off' families were embarking on the first package holidays, flying out in twin-prop Dakotas to the unspoilt fishing villages along Spain's eastern coast.
The twin-prop Percival Prince was once regularly flown by World War Two flying ace Douglas Bader during his days as a Shell pilot, and also flew between Liverpool and London for the postwar airline, British Eagle.
Keen to give pearl diving a go, I flew to Contadora, the island that takes its name from the houses where pearls were counted, located a short, twin-prop hop from Panama City.
Adelmis Wilson Gonzalez (33) is being held in federal custody without bond in the April 1 hijacking of a Cubana Airlines twin-prop Antonov-24 with 31 passengers and crew.
The red, twin-prop plane flew overhead at a few hundred feet at 1.46pm.
Isle of Barra: By van, train, another van, plane and minibus Cost per item: pounds 10THE tiny twin-prop light aircraft tossed around like a kite as it struggled against gale force winds above the tiny Hebridean island of Barra as the pilot brought it down on the beach that doubles as a landing strip.
Pratt & Whitney has also indicated that it is currently in talks with Uzbekistan`s Uzbek Air regarding the purchase of ten twin-prop Il-114-100 aircraft powered by PW127H engines.