twin-prop


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Noun1.twin-prop - a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability)twin-prop - a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability)
propeller plane - an airplane that is driven by a propeller
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Well, think of yourself as driving a powerboat--a twin-prop, turbo, gas-guzzling boat-ripping up the waters of life and business to get to your destination.
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.
Yiannakis Loizou, head of the Air Accident Incident Investigation Board (AAIIB) said his team is searching the causes of the crash of the twin-prop Diamond DA42 on Wednesday night en route to Beirut causing the death of Cypriot pilot Avgoustinos Avgousti, 54, and Lebanese businessman and trainee pilot George Obaji, 47.
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.
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.
The flight, in a twin-prop plane, lasts just one hour and 40 minutes, as opposed to the 8-10 hour train or car journey.
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.