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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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Back when Northlake Boulevard was two lanes, we'd unload airboats on the side of the road.
Boggy Creek Airboat Rides start at PS19 per adult and PS15 per child for a 30-minute airboat ride.
We went to see Kennedy Space Center and Universal Studios in Orlando, walked the sandy shores of Jacksonville beach, saw race cars in Daytona, and spent a day with a thrilling airboat ride in the Everglades.
The waters are populated by hundreds of 'gators so we're warned to hang on tight and given express instructions not to fall in the water as the noisy airboat speeds and zips along the swamps in search of the reptiles.
A typical family can save about PS100 with the deal and the 30-minute wildlife-spotting airboat trip in the Boggy Creek wetlands is worth PS18 per adult and PS14 per child, with each person in a booking getting one free ride.
We had an airboat when I was a little kid," the Florida Gulf Coast Paralyzed Veterans of America member says.
gt;>Iata is one of the sponsors of Flight 2014 which is planning to re-enact the first commercial passenger flight using a replica of the original Benoist airboat.
Thomas Benoist's airboat conducted the first flight, piloted by Tony Jannus.
Second, you might recall back in June 2012, when 63-year-old Wallace Weatherholt, who guides tourists on airboat tours of the Everglades, had his hand bitten off by a 9-foot gator.
I can still drive my airboat because the airboat is powered with the left.