Recent Examples of seaplane from the Web
The pier would be home to watersports, a seaplane terminal, a spa, a park, a farmers market, and possibly other amenities that would benefit the nearby condos and apartment buildings.
A Navy seaplane on routine patrol spotted the 321 remaining survivors three and a half days after the sinking.
The 'Scrubs' creator was on board a small seaplane that reportedly suffered a pontoon breakage.
Their big white seaplane, L’Oiseau Blanc (the White Bird) — with its skull and cross bones insignia — was scheduled to set down in the harbor any second, completing what all hoped would be the first nonstop flight between Paris and New York.
They're best seen from the air, either by hiring a seaplane or helicopter, or from the restaurant on the 52nd floor of the nearby Harbour Residence and Spa Hotel.
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. — A seaplane was waddling toward the runway.
As Warren King George, historian for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe Preservation Program, looks out over his ancestral homeland at Lake Union, a seaplane zooms from the thicket of buildings that supplanted forests of cedar and fir.
There are Instagram influencers, whose offices are beaches and tiny seaplanes in the Maldives.
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First Known Use of seaplane
SEAPLANE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seaplane for English Language Learners
: an airplane that can take off from and land on water
SEAPLANE Defined for Kids
Definition of seaplane for Students
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