Recent Examples of propeller from the Web
In fact, just eight days later, Hemingway contemplated walking into a plane’s whirling propellers in Rapid City, South Dakota, on his way home from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
The Post opens with the familiar Hollywood shorthand for the Vietnam War: American men in camouflage, a dirt clearing amid jungle vegetation, the sounds of helicopter propellers and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Just ten minutes after Max Sansa left for work, a single-engine propeller plane crashed into his Clairemont home, exploding into flames and killing two passengers.
By a few minutes after noon, the dry dock had risen more than seven feet, and the tips of the ship's propellers were visible above the water.
In the Institution’s iconic Castle on the National Mall, protected behind glass, is a chunk of a Hindenburg internal-support girder, plus a fragment from one of the airship's drive propellers.
For safety’s sake, the drone has redundant battery systems, propellers, motors, and flight controls—and for a worst-case scenario, emergency parachutes.
The fighter had a single pilot, who operated two M1917 .30 caliber machine guns synchronized to fire through the airplane's propellers.
This January, reporter Victor Robert Lee published in The Diplomat that the arcs were caused by Chinese fishermen dropping propellers onto the reef and swinging their boats from side to side to break up and loosen clams.
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