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Synonyms for floatplane

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

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Remote is an understatement: it's 233 miles from the nearest road, 55 miles from the nearest shop, and the only transport is a 50-year-old De Havilland sixseater floatplane, which hops around the lakes and settlements like a bus.
For landlubber pilots, seaplanes involve learning an intriguing combination of sailing and flying, for once on the water, a floatplane or flying boat's handling characteristics are disorientingly unfamiliar.
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.
We left the electrical grid behind the moment we took off from the floatplane base.
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.
North of the Albany, the old Patricia District consists almost entirely of remote First Nations communities accessible only by floatplane or winter road.
Depending upon the season, visitors might arrive to the lodge by floatplane, boat, dogsled or snowmobile.
After a few days in the wilderness, I take a floatplane to Sweets Lagoon for an action-packed day with Outback Floatplane Adventures.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Seabird Airlines, Turkey's first and only floatplane operator, has ceased operations following several months of inactivity, according to a report in the HE-rriyet daily on Tuesday.
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." The models are suspended in graceful formation in the air.
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.