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air·boat

 (âr′bōt′)
n.
A flatbottom boat powered by an airplane propeller projecting above the stern and used in swamps or shallow waters. Also called swamp boat.

airboat

(ˈɛəˌbəʊt)
n
(Nautical Terms) another name for swamp boat
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In addition to steering Palm Beach County's 23-year-old FSCA, Wright is a huntmaster with the Florida FWC Youth Hunt Program, vice president of the Florida Airboat Association, and a tireless supporter of the FWC Everglades Youth Camp.
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A custom-fitted airboat Bronson helped design and build allows him to cruise the iconic Florida waterways the way he did when he was younger.
Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line ferried passengers 18 miles in Florida during its brief four-month tenure.
Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line which provided the first scheduled air service across Tampa Bay, Florida.