jet-propelled plane


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Noun1.jet-propelled plane - an airplane powered by one or more jet enginesjet-propelled plane - an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
fanjet, fan-jet, turbofan, turbojet - an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
jet engine - a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
jetliner - a large jet plane that carries passengers
jumbo jet, jumbojet - a very large jet plane
twinjet - a jet plane propelled by two jet engines
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1941: Britain's first jet-propelled plane, the Gloster-Whittle E28/39, flew for the first time.
SIXTY years ago today, Britain's jet-propelled plane took to the skies for the first time.
There, he carried on a major series of tests until 1942, at which time he was called to Washington as Chief of Navy Research on jet-propelled planes.