step taxi

step taxi

To taxi a float-or hull-type seaplane at speeds great enough, usually faster than 15 mph, that only a small portion of the float or hull bottom is in the water.
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He also did a hands-off step taxi (granted, the water was calm).
It comes onto the step fairly quickly and is easy to step taxi. The perspective takes some getting used to, as your backside is well below the waterline.