hydroplane


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an airplane that can land on or take off from water

a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds

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glide on the water in a hydroplane

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In the fifth unlimited hydroplane race of the season, Miss HomeStreet and championship driver Jimmy Shane won the Gold Cup today in Detroit, the company said.
Considered by many to be the most beautiful and treacherous course in H1 Unlimited Hydroplane racing, Miss HomeStreet and the rest of the boats thrilled spectators with high speeds and top-notch competition on the 2-mile Lake Washington course.
Smith was also convinced that participating in the hydroplane races would offer an opportunity to endorse his boat building business, the Chris Smith & Sons Boat Company, later known as Chris Craft.
Porter's Graham Trucking boats have won four of the five Oryx Cups and he has the added advantage of running a second hydroplane for the ever-improving Cal Phipps, who holds third in the National High Points standings.
A The tread on a directional tire is designed to provide maximum traction and hydroplane resistance when rotated in a certain direction.
The Washington State driver, who runs an Ellstrom Racing hydroplane in the H1 Unlimited series with the backing of Sheikh Hassan bin Jabor Al-Thani and the Qatar Marine Sports Federation (QMSF), reverts to the number one for this season, having used Qatar's number 96 to claim the crown at the Oryx Cup in Doha Bay last November.
He enjoyed cycling and riding motor bikes, and he was an active member of the Toronto Hydroplane and Sailing Club.
The engine parts will be installed and the hydroplane painted in its distinctive blue colour.
A cum laude graduate of Washington State University, he began a career of teaching children with behavior disorders, but he soon returned to being a full-time professional Unlimited Hydroplane driver.
You go across a perfect basketball court and then begin to hydroplane across stucco before you even get to the wall.
Madison" is inspired by the true story of the local residents who put their town on the Unlimited hydroplane boat-racing map in the 1970s.
Snowplows can't remove snow and ice from them, they fill with rainwater and cause vehicles to hydroplane, and drivers shift to the left or right to avoid them.