[Ads-l] 'Fighter-jet' redux (sorta)

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 31 10:03:54 EDT 2017


Yeah, but "turboprop" is now preferred.

Don't know if there's a technical diff between the two terms.


JL

On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 11:07 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 6:59 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > the
> > > propellers on ATR's are driven by a jet engine
> >
>
> A "prop-jet," as once was said?
>
>
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