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airboat

[′er‚bōt]
(aerospace engineering)
(naval architecture)
A shallow boat that is propelled by an airplane propeller and steered by an airplane rudder.
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LOVE IS THE GREATEST FIN: Stacey with dolphin Natalie at Discovery Cove; SWISH: Stacey stayed at Marriott's Grande Vista Hotel; WATERWORLD: Discovery Cove is a paradise for dolphin lovers; UP THE CREEK: Looking for alligators on an air boat ride
Radio communication with the recovery relay teams was maintained, and an air boat loaded with medical supplies and personnel stood ready to deal with any medical emergencies that might occur.
The Air Boat, designed in silver and blue with red or yellow accents, offers tone/pulse switch, last number redial and a two-year warranty.
Price is pounds 1,139 per person which includes air boat ride through the Everglades.
Orlando: Travelers can have lunch with an astronaut at the Kennedy Space Center, take an air boat ride to get up close to alligators, and book tickets to attractions that will put a smile on every child's face: Disney World, SeaWorld and Legoland.
Air boat tours - boats powered with what looks like a giant fan on the back - can be arranged hourly.
The festival offers birding, hiking, kayaking, nature photography, air boat tours and more.
Gen Xers looking to explore a little more of the great outdoors can enjoy an air boat ride through natural Florida wetlands, horseback riding, canoeing or kayaking, fresh or salt-water fishing, eco-tours, and hot air balloon rides.
Or for a thrill, vacationers can take an air boat ride across an Everglade swamp, sharing the water with alligators, turtles, bullfrogs and other swamp life.
From marveling at magnificent works of world famous artisans or climbing aboard a space shuttle replica to experiencing the rush of skimming across the water's surface in an air boat or relaxing with nature in a botanical garden, visitors can enjoy the natural beauty, culture and heritage of Orlando.
The air boat staff were very accommodating and informative about the area," Eldridge said.