an airplane that can land on or take off from water
"the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane"
glide on the water in a hydroplane
Any aircraft capable of taking off from, and alighting on the surface of water
A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing on water. Seaplanes that can also take off and land on airfields are a subclass called amphibian aircraft. Seaplanes and amphibians are usually divided into two categories based on their technological characteristics: floatplanes and flying boats; the latter are generally far larger and can carry far more. These aircraft were sometimes called hydroplanes, but currently this term applies instead to a motorboats that float on hydrofoils.
The numerical value of seaplane in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of seaplane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- hidroavióCatalan, Valencian
- гидросамолёт, гидропланRussian
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