amphibious aircraft

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Noun1.amphibious aircraft - an airplane designed to take off and land on wateramphibious aircraft - an airplane designed to take off and land on water
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
pontoon - a float supporting a seaplane
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Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, regions in the North East, Andamans, Lakshadweep and other coastal areas are a few destinations that are being evaluated for amphibious plane operations.
A video recorded showed the 40-year-old alternating between flying high and coming close to the water before the "high-energy impact" of his special-edition amphibious plane.
Aircraft that are officially scheduled to be on display alongside the latest Chinese weapon systems, radar and drones include the Xian Y-20 strategic airlifter, and what organisers say is the largest amphibious plane now in production -- the AG600.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran unveiled the first amphibious plane manufactured by the country's experts and engineers in a ceremony participated by Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari.
Pritchard launched his amphibious plane from the cutter's deck, landed on the ice cap and returned with two of the injured survivors.
"I've ridden on the Goose and on the Widgeon (another Grumann amphibious plane)," Boyette says.
Expedition gear was flown out with an amphibious plane, maneuvering rather precariously between floating blocks of ice.
Last May, Dornier Seaplane Company announced they were bypassing North Bay to locate their 250-job assembly plant for its Seastar amphibious plane in a Montreal suburb.
A Russian Beriev amphibious plane designed to fight forest fires arrived on Thursday to help Venezuela extinguish blazes that have ravaged the drought-scorched Avila mountain overlooking Caracas.
The CL-215 amphibious plane is capable of dumping some 4,500 tons of water on the fire.
Fern Ridge: After I wrote about finding three `JATO' bottles in the all-but-drained lake, a handful of readers contacted me about how at least four of them got there: a low-on-fuel Navy amphibious plane landed on the lake in January 1957 - and used the jet-assisted takeoff devices to get airborne again.

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