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flying boat

n.
A large seaplane that floats on its hull rather than on pontoons.
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flying boat

n
(Aeronautics) a seaplane in which the fuselage consists of a hull that provides buoyancy in the water
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fly′ing boat`


n.
a seaplane whose main body is a hull adapted for floating.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flying boat - a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoonsflying boat - a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoons
hydroplane, seaplane - an airplane that can land on or take off from water; "the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane"
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Translations

flying boat

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*** The Observer of July, 1939, also reported that the Pan American Airways flying boat Yankee Clipper had the previous Sunday arrived at Port of Washington, Long Island, from Southampton, having completed the trans-Atlantic airmail service's first round trip.
The massive prototype flying boat has a wingspan of 320 feet and that has now been comfortably beaten by Allen's unusual behemoth which boasts 385 feet.
SOMEONE had a great idea of using a "flying boat" for filming the advert currently showing on TV: "Come to Wales."
One of them, the Boeing B-314 flying boat Pacific Clipper, was flying south en route from ' California to Auckland, New Zealand, on the evening of December 7, 1941.
According to him, 'the flying boat was coming from the Karim Lamido side of the river and heading towards Lau at top speed when the boy that was riding it lost control and the boat overturned while trying to dock.
They will be followed by Team Raven, Wing Walkers, Gyro Display Team, Catalina Flying Boat, Pitts Special, RAF Tutor, Pitts Special, RHHF Sea Fury, Bremont Great War Team, Chinook, Tigers Parachute Team, Battle of Britain Memorial, Typhoon Eurofighter and then the Red Arrows.
The museum's main exhibit, Beachcomber, an S25 Sandringham flying boat, was built by another manufacturer, Short Bros, at Rochester in Kent in 1943.
Petersburg, FL, August 18, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Flying Boat is closing out its Pier Beer and Grand Opening week by celebrating all day and keeping it local with live music, food trucks, fun games, amazing craft beer and more.
The Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum in Limerick has long had ties with the Dublin-born actress but will now be able to showcase memorabilia including her Oscar, clothes, letters and old pictures.
The source material, named Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant, follows the titular protagonist as she treads the globe performing high-octane actions such as battling pirates and traveling around on her flying boat.