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Built on the frame of the obsolete P-3 Orion submarine hunter, the Aries II is powered by four turboprop engines and has a crew of 24.
The airplane uses 100 percent Chinese components, including four WJ-6 turboprop engines descended from a 1950s-era engine designed by the Soviet Union.
The aircraft has a 38.8-meter wingspan and four turboprop engines.
Coffee brews in the little galley in the back, where a clutch of scientists and technicians in blue jumpsuits banter about the baseball playoffs, their voices raised above the resonant drone of Miss Piggy's four Allison T56-A-14 turboprop engines.
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TURBOPROP ENGINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turboprop engine for English Language Learners
: a type of powerful engine that has a turbine which spins a propeller
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