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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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This marshy bog land off the beaten track can be explored with air boat rides which whisk you through the creek in search of alligators.
Ironically, I think the boat is really a moderate air boat.
On June 25, 1996, during an air boat training session near the Alamo River, which flows into southern California's Salton Sea, Assistant Refuge Manager Chad Karges and I first noticed the young, downy pelicans.
Search team members traveled by air boat from the forward command post to the crash site.
Powered by a Kohler twin-cylinder Command 25 hp gasoline engine, the AirMaster air boat is capable of reaching 32 mph in shallow water, with a cruising speed of 25 mph, Bennett said.
Anything like seeing two or three dead pelicans is enough for them to send out an air boat and see what is going on,'' Saul said.
The phones, some new and some that have just begun shipping, include the Violin Phone, Jeans Phone, Air Boat Phone and Crystal Neon Phone.
According to our traditions, the Creator gave us wild rice as a food, and the instructions on how to harvest it didn't include an air boat.
The second air boat has a conventional sprayer that will soon be converted to an invert system.
Through a partnership with Sensenich Propellers of Plant City, Fla, one of the most respected manufacturers in the manned and unmanned aviation market, he's adapting his UAV technology to design a prototype hub system for the air boat industry, a popular recreational pastime in the southern U.
Hike 39 miles of trails, canoe or kayak on the Myakka River, bike, fish, take an air boat tour, ride a horse on a wilderness trail and much more.
On the other hand, the Oman Air boat managed to come second at the end of the competition after coming first at the first round, which was held in Muscat.