The Top 5 Military Planes With Propellers


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While jet aircraft offer clear performance advantages over a propeller plane, this is not to dismiss the value of a propeller-powered aircraft, even in the modern age. Advancements in technology have enabled modern turboprops to be some of the most efficient aircraft on the market today, still widely used both commercially and in a military capacity. Before the dawn of the jet age, propeller-powered technology was the best available to planemakers. This means many of the most iconic military aircraft from the past century have been propeller-driven. 5 C-130 Hercules Maximum speed: 320 kn (370 mph, 590 km/h) at 20,000...