ski-plane


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Noun1.ski-plane - an airplane equipped with skis so it can land on a snowfield
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"
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He travelled the world including the Canadian High Arctic where he narrowly escaped death when the door of a light ski-plane fell open and the pilot managed to grab him by the scruff of the neck and haul him back in.
Each buggie will carry five different kites - calling in a ski-plane if they need to be rescued will cost more than $150,000.
And after thanking the aircrew who landed a ski-plane on his hand-made ice runway, he said he would have died without his mobile phone.