amphibious aircraft

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Synonyms for amphibious aircraft

an airplane designed to take off and land on water

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His son James Bach told the Associated Press his father was on his way to visit a friend on San Juan Island in the north Puget Sound on Friday when his amphibian plane clipped a power line as it landed, sending the aircraft into a crash.
Penn Air's World War II era Grumman Goose G21-A, an amphibian plane that carries up to nine passengers or 1,900 pounds of cargo, now serves the island's air needs.
for bribing a lawmaker in 1996 over a project to develop an amphibian plane.
With his habit of frequently visiting all the chain's stores, Title has earned himself the informal moniker of "the flying pharmacist." In the style of the late Sam Walton he swoops down on outlets in his self-piloted, amphibian plane. But not, he is at pains to explain, unexpectedly.
Mr Billingham took off from Gloucestershire Airport at Staverton near Gloucester in his Lake Amphibian plane and was intending to land back there after a short flight.
An amphibian plane BE-200 CS of Aviation team of Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations is involved in extinguishing the fire in the mountainous area of Hirkan National Park, the Ministry told APA.