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Why Do Boats Have Propellers On The Back Unlike Piston-Engine Airplanes? This Is The Technical Reason

The question in the title is similar to “is front wheel drive in automobiles more efficient than the rear wheel drive.” The answer, as you suspected, is somewhat similar as well, as the application and efficiency of one type of drive over another depend on multiple factors such as driving conditions, types of automobiles, driver’s requirements, etc.

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