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Flying a Seaplane in Rough Water Conditions


Fantastic 4-seater seaplane amphibian L-142 by Aviatech


Tips & Techniques: Learn to Fly a Seaplane


RC Supercub Seaplane with GoPro Flying on the Lake

A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water. Seaplanes that can also take off and land on airfields are in a subclass called amphibious 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 motor-powered watercraft that use the technique of hydrodynamic lift to skim the surface of water when running at speed.
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