Translation of turboprop in Spanish:

turboprop

avión con turbopropulsor, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtərboʊˌprɑp//ˈtəːbəʊprɒp/

noun

  • 1

    (aircraft)
    avión con turbopropulsor masculine
    • Something happened at altitude that led to the crashes last month of two unrelated single-pilot turboprops.
    • The awards were presented in three categories: helicopters, turboprops and jets.
    • The new turboprop aircraft is the company's fourth aircraft and will replace the Shorts 360 that has served the route since its launch in January 2001.
    • A high powered, single engine turboprop aircraft normally requires extensive rudder control by the pilot, and most trainee pilots graduate to jet aircraft where engine torque is not a factor.
    • Tilt rotors are a unique type of aircraft that possess the take-off, hover and landing capabilities of a conventional helicopter with the range and speed of a turboprop aircraft.
    • In a turboprop aircraft, putting the props in the beta position creates an extraordinary speed brake.
    • It was a twin-engine turboprop attack aircraft built for counterinsurgency work.
    • This notwithstanding, Novikov succeeded to preserve the long-range aviation and re-equip it with strategic turboprop and jet bombers of the day.
    • Even the shared-ownership turboprop fleet is expected to increase by some 60 aircraft in the next five years.
    • After wasting time and money, a decision was made to drop the idea of turboprop power and use the new wing combined with a standard Super Constellation fuselage to create the Model L - 1649.
    • More and more of these airlines are shifting from the noisy turboprops to regional jets, since they carry more passengers and provide better comfort.
    • Established in 1939, Pilatus Aircraft is the world's leading manufacturer of single-engine turboprop aircraft.
    • For transport, the air force has thirty-two turboprop CC - 130 Hercules aircraft.
    • His program was an aircraft hangar, filled with almost every variety of primitive aircraft, from a turboprop trainer to a hang glider.
    • As we sped through 600 feet, the unmistakable sound of turboprops began to drown out our own aircraft's engine and rotor noise.
    • The agency received a call to locate a specific Piper turboprop aircraft.
    • Created from modified Thunderstreak airframes, two XF - 84Hs were built to test the concept of a turboprop fighter.
    • Heavy engine work on the jet, turboprops and piston aircraft is contracted out.
    • The turboprop aircraft, which has a 50-tonne payload capacity, is the only one of its kind in operation.
    • Buying a turboprop aircraft as a backup is ‘a possibility,’ according to Famin.
  • 2

    (engine)
    turbopropulsor masculine
    • The combination of a proven airframe with a turboprop engine widely used in eastern Europe and Russia was perceived to be an attractive way to bring a new design to market relatively quickly.
    • This type of powerplant was ideal for lower performance aircraft that could substitute their piston engines for the turboprop.
    • Its engines consist of four turboprops with contrarotating propellers located on the wings.