Recent Examples of seaplane from the Web
Blackstone bought control of two seaplane operators in the Maldives in 2013.
There are also afts called skegs and rudders which prevent the seaplane from tipping over in the ocean.
Under new rules, airplanes were banned, which meant no more flying seaplanes into remote lakes.
The seaplane flew at an altitude of 500 feet, below the clouds and just above the trees — low enough to spot beluga whales lounging in the bay, and moose on the wide, green, uninhabited expanse that is most of Alaska.
Efforts also are underway to establish fast and convenient seaplane service between Lake Washington and Coal Harbour in Vancouver.
Drones are not allowed within 3.4 miles of Canadian airports, helipads and seaplane bases.
There's mostly nothing inside a seaplane's float, save for good engineering.
In true Dubai fashion, visitors will have to travel by seaplane, boat, or helicopter in order to reach the resort.
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First Known Use of seaplane
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Definition of seaplane for English Language Learners
: an airplane that can take off from and land on water
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