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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This test flight of the amphibian aircraft took off at Krishna River's Punnami Ghat in Vijayawada.
An ICON A5 single-engine amphibian aircraft belonging to Halladay crashed into the Gulf of Mexico less than a mile offshore from the city of New Port Richey, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.
According to the company, these have been specially customised into amphibian aircraft, providing the flexibility to land on the water.
com)-- SkyQuest International, LLC is pleased to announce the sale and delivery of one (1) 2002 Cessna 208 Caravan Amphibian aircraft (Serial Number: 208-00356, Registration: C-FTMO) to a private buyer.
Shanghai-headquartered Joy Air Holdings has taken delivery of 13 of its initial order of 20 Grand Caravan EX Amphibian aircraft, which it is utilizing for flights between coastal areas, air sightseeing tours and charter flights throughout the region.
The seaplane service is being launched in Maharashtra with Cessna 208 Amphibian aircraft (a 9-seater) and Cessna 206 Amphibian (4-seater).
To augment its regular seaplane service direct to Resorts World Bimini, the team took delivery of Resorts World Bimini's first amphibian aircraft in late March from the factory, flying it over to South Bimini airport for the inaugural event, said Rob Ceravolo, CEO of Tropic.
The Reignwood Group has agreed to acquire 10 Cessna Grand Caravan EX Amphibian aircraft through the Cessna-AVIC Shijiazhuang facility to expand its aircraft services (Reignwood Star Aviation) and operate tourism flights in the southeast part of China.
The firm has deployed a six- seater Cessna 206H amphibian aircraft.
In early August, the Russian Emergencies Ministry sent to Serbia a Kamov Ka-32 helicopter to fight the wildfires and on Saturday it will send there a Beriev Be-200 firefighting amphibian aircraft.
One of the highlights of the exercise is the participation of a Japanese-made US-2 search and rescue amphibian aircraft to be used for plucking people from the water and bringing them to safety.