amphibious aircraft

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Synonyms for amphibious aircraft

an airplane designed to take off and land on water

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Its successful maiden flight makes China among the world's few countries capable of developing a large amphibious aircraft," said Huang Lingcai, chief designer of AG600.
It is believed to be the world's largest in-development amphibious aircraft.
The amphibious aircraft has military applications but will be used for firefighting and marine rescue, with at least 17 orders placed so far with state-owned manufacturer Aviation Industry Corp of China, state media reported.
The Bombardier 415 is the aviation industry's benchmark amphibious aircraft and the backbone of firefighting missions around the world.
Fixed-wing amphibious aircraft are seaplanes (flying boats and floatplanes) that are equipped with retractable wheels, at the expense of extra weight and complexity, plus diminished range and fuel economy compared to planes designed for land or water only.
The amphibious aircraft will almost take an hour to reach Nashik from Mumbai, which will be an added attraction for tourists," he said, adding that the project will be a modern observatory for amateur astronomy enthusiasts and not an exact replica of the Jantar Mantar.
Since the first Bombardier 415 amphibious aircraft was delivered in 1994, a total of 85 Bombardier 415 and four Bombardier 415 MP aircraft have been delivered to governments and firefighting agencies around the world.
Summary: Today, Bombardier Aerospace confirmed that the Government of Manitoba is the previously announced undisclosed customer that had purchased four Bombardier 415 amphibious aircraft in February 2010.
A sometimes nerve-tingling tale of the history and glory of the Dornier Wal (whale) amphibious aircraft, or flying boat as they were called, covering its roles in the North Pole (and many other) expeditions, passenger service, pioneering flights, world record achievements and World War II Dutch naval fleet surveillance duty.
This time the plucky heroine faces peril on a luxury cruise ship and in an amphibious aircraft - the latter spotted dangling Wednesday from a crane at the dead end of Avenue Scott.
Two Bombardier 415 amphibious aircraft were delivered during fiscal year 2005/06 (year ending January 31, 2006) compared to one in the previous fiscal year.
Viking Air Limited has acquired the amphibious aircraft program from Bombardier (TSX:BBD.
The plane, an amateur-built Avid amphibious aircraft, crashed shortly after it took off from the Nanaimo Airport in Vancouver Island, one-and-half-hours' ferry sailing from Vancouver city," Mr.
According to media reports, Onodera is also expected to raise the issue of the sale of Japanese US-2 amphibious aircraft to the Indian Armed Forces to guard their island territories.
Over the course of Eric's tenure at Bombardier, he has held numerous positions with increasing responsibilities, including President, Bombardier Customer Services & Specialized and Amphibious Aircraft since 2011.
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