Turbo-propeller engine - definition of turbo-propeller engine by The Free Dictionary
a jet engine with a turbine-driven propeller that produces the principal thrust, augmented by the thrust of the jet exhaust. Also called propjet engine
, tur′boprop en`gine.
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A group of airplane buffs have urged the government to preserve the first commercial-use YS-11 -- a Japanese-made aircraft with two turbo-propeller engines
developed after World War II, group members said Monday.