A seaplane is a pouered fixed-weeng aircraft capable of takkin off an laundin (alichtin) on watter.[1] Seaplanes that can an aa tak off an laund on airfields are in a subcless cried amphibious aircraft.

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A Grumman G-111 Albatross amphibious fleein boat laundin


  1. Gunston, "The Cambridge Aerospace Dictionary", 2009.