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Synonyms for seaplane

an airplane that can land on or take off from water

glide on the water in a hydroplane


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The present Main Street terminal might be open, and the new Seaplane Lagoon will hold augmented ferry service.
David West, managing director and chief pilot of Loch Lomond Seaplanes, claimed the flights would take people "back to the romantic days of flying".
On the other hand, Florida is particularly favorable for float flying and the abundance of fresh-water lakes in the surrounding Winter Haven area makes training at Brown's seaplane base even more inviting.
In December, Prime Minister Modi travelled from the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad to the Dharoi Dam via seaplane, which is the first-ever flight by such a craft in the country.
In an interim report from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the boss of Sydney Seaplanes, Aaron Shaw, said: "The plane should simply not have been there.
The seaplane was not required to have a cockpit voice or flight data recorder.
In mid-December, the carrier completed a six-month trial period of its Quest Kodiak seaplane operations.
The 9 seater Cessna Caravan amphibian seaplane will have daily flights from Ajman to Dubai Creek at 8.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a British family from south London - including a high-profile businessman and an 11-year-old girl - after they were killed in a seaplane crash in Sydney on New Year's Eve.
FOUR Britons are feared to be among six people killed when a seaplane crashed into a river near Sydney, Australia.
A spokeswoman said: "Officials from the British consulate are in contact with local authorities in relation to a seaplane accident near Sydney.
lt;B An AAP officer carries a piece of debris recovered from a seaplane that crashed into the Hawkesbury River as it is brought ashore at Apple Tree Bay, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in New South Wales Perry Duffin/AAP
FOUR British tourists are believed to have died in a seaplane crash that killed six people including a boy of 11 and the pilot.