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flying boat:see seaplaneseaplane,
airplane designed to take off from and alight on water. The two most common types are the floatplane, whose fuselage is supported by struts attached to two or more pontoon floats, and the flying boat, whose boat-hull fuselage is constructed with the buoyancy and
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flying boat[¦flī·iŋ ¦bōt]
A seaplane with a fuselage that acts as a hull and is the means of the plane's support on water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A form of seaplane whose fuselage serves as the boat hull.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
a seaplane in which the fuselage consists of a hull that provides buoyancy in the water
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