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propeller in Air topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpropellerpro‧pel‧ler /prəˈpelə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 propeller.jpg TTATTWa piece of equipment consisting of two or more blades that spin around, which makes an aircraft or ship move
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propellerMost impressive is probably the Mustang nose and propeller at what once was the entrance to Steeple Morden.This indicated that neither of the two four-bladed propellers had disintegrated in flight.He sat there looking at the dead propeller all the way to Cleveland.The following advice applies to normally-aspirated engines driving fixed-pitch propellers.Three hundred seventy propellers were replaced.One aircraft was fitted with a R-1340 geared engine and a three-bladed constant speed propeller with spinner.Investigators blamed a crack in the propeller.Designer William Towns rides the Waterbike, propeller driven in various configurations.