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Synonyms for floatplane

a seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water

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The floatplane trip was one of a huge range of excursions on offer at the various stops during the cruise - from zip-line expeditions, helicopter trips and rainforest trails to wildlife viewing, gold-panning and off-road karting.
Caption: The Melchiores' Saskatchewan homestead was reachable only by floatplane.
One of our fellow floatplane passengers, a tall, gregarious blonde from Louisiana, empties enough food from her luggage to nourish herself, easily, for a month.
Seabird operated floatplanes from ystanbul to popular seaside vacation destinations such as Alacaty, Bozcaada, Ecanakkale, Gemlik, Ayvalyk as well as flights in between those destinations.
In some communities in Southeast Alaska, there are no runways, which is why Ketchikan-based Taquan Air maintains a fleet of eight DeHavilland Beaver floatplanes, says general manager Tory Korn.
Waking to a clear and cold September morning, we left the comfort of the lodge to wait on a small jetty for a floatplane to arrive.
Mahlke began his career as a pre-war Kriegsmarine (German navy) floatplane pilot, observer, and instructor.
The six-seater Cessna 206 floatplane run by Bangalore-based Kairali Aviation couldn't land due to bad weather.
One outstanding single word of basswood and metal is titled "Beavers," by Frank Shebageget, displaying countless tiny models of the "iconic de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver floatplane to suggest the importance of air transport to a country as vast, inaccessible, and sparsely populated as Canada.
NTSB experts investigating a floatplane crash that killed 10 people in Alaska face a scarcity of information NTSB official said, on Tuesday July 9, experts investigating a floatplane crash that killed 10 people in Alaska face a scarcity of information and will rely on skid marks and satellite signals to determine the cause.
Ten people were killed in Alaska when a floatplane crashed Ten people were killed in Alaska on Sunday July 7 when a floatplane crashed and burst into flames at an airport in the Alaska Kenai Peninsula town of Soldotna, officials said.
Those admitted to the sanctuary must rent a floatplane to gain access.
There was a recent crash of a chartered floatplane into the ocean off Ahousat, B.
Colombo, July 22 -- With the East coast of Sri Lanka becoming a tourist haven in the country, following opening up of several chalet-type hotels, commencing boat services to the near-by islands such as the pigeon island which has several hundred varieties of corals and colorful fish, whale and dolphin watching, surfing and sun bathing in the silvery beaches luring scores of tourists, SriLankan Airlines plans to extend its floatplane services to the east coast.
After three hours they were collected by a motorboat and flown by floatplane back to the frontier town of Yellowknife 100 miles away.