propwash

propwash

A term used for the twisting airstream blown back by a propeller.
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In a crosscountry race, the Cheetah would edge out a 160-HP Warrior with the later wheelpants (the Traveler is slower), and leave the Cessna and the older Warriors in its propwash.
In that critical period if you start hitting the wash of the airplane [the turbulence created by the propellers of the plane in front of you]--they call it propwash now--you got your heart in your throat a few times.
The marlin rig became a good luck ornament of sorts, attached to a spinning outfit with 40-pound braid and 80-pound leader flopping in our propwash.
He hung onto the strut, desperately trying to get the passenger to open the door, "but the propwash was making this feat impossible." The passenger experienced a first solo takeoff, and the pilot dropped from the strut to the ground.
Planes 2: Fire & RESCUE (U) SOARING over Propwash Junction with his mentor Skipper (voiced by Stacy Keach), Dusty Crophopper (Dane Cook) suffers a malfunction.
As for the setting, Radiator Springs of Cars laid down the framework for Dusty Crophopper's airport home base Propwash Junction in Planes.
Dane Cook voices daydreaming cropduster Dusty, longing for The Right Stuff in Propwash Junction.
From Propwash Junction to China, players can travel through breathtaking environments inspired by the comedy adventure.
On guide trips with three anglers aboard, Rosner runs a line off each side of the boat, and a third in the propwash. Lures are staggered from 30 feet on the center line out to 70 feet on the side, to vary running depths.
The Corsair's tail wheel was too low and gave the aircraft an unhealthy stance on the ground or flight deck, resulting in the propwash "blanking out" the rudder, and greatly diminishing the Corsair's controllability on the ground.
The engines were running and if you let go, the force of the propwash would blow you right off the back of the wing."
stale propwash, our streets of gold become buckling tar.