Definition of twin-jet in English:
(Of an aircraft) having two jet engines.
- Boeing's initial entry in the short-haul twin-jet airliner market, the 737-100, did not fly until April 1967, almost four years after the first One-Eleven test flight.
- This ‘fracturing’ of the market was driven by the introduction of smaller twin-jet airplanes such as the 767 with sufficient range and market growth sufficient to make routes such as Atlanta-Milan viable.
- These private funds allowed Impulse to lease five brand new Boeing 717-200 twin-jet airplanes, making it the first company in Australia to use the aircraft.
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A twin-jet aircraft.
- The sleek, almost sinister appearing, twin jet was the fastest thing in the sky and could outrun a Mustang by over a 100-mph.
- The dull roar of the twin jets sitting five feet below me, usually a comfort, were now a cause for worry - would they hold up under the additional strain of the combat settings, which had increased their power output above redline?
- After three hours the twin jets - each five times hotter than the surface of sol - were shutting down, but their nuclear ghosts lingered for minutes after.
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