Definition of floatplane
: a seaplane supported on the water by one or more floats
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Wilderness and wildlife freediving packages start at $3,645 and include accommodations, meals, floatplane transfers and some excursions.
Alaska Seaplane Tours lost another floatplane in May 2015, when one of its floats was holed during a landing in Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan.
A floatplane carrying tourists crashed on takeoff Sunday from a lake in Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan, but the seven people on board escaped serious injury.
Push the envelope further with a quick floatplane jaunt to Vancouver Island and dreamy Tofino, where everyone can learn to surf.
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