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A turboprop aircraft or engine.
- ‘Coffs Harbour Council and Brisbane airport authorities are also backing the bid, which will see a 9-seat turbo prop jet with two pilots fly through Lismore daily.’
- ‘Most of the unit's missions are flown in seven-seat, C - 12 prop jets, ferrying troops from spot to spot.’
- ‘The aircraft, a twin-engine prop jet, is the first of the 1979 range and can be changed from an executive airliner into a flying ambulance.’
prop jet/ˈpräp ˌjet/
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