(1) Hulled seaplane or floatplane makes no difference; the practical test is the same for both.(2) Earhart and her companion were picked up by a Japanese seaplane and will be held as hostage, say the Japanese.(3) More kids climb on a riverside playground, and in the water beyond is a handful of cormorants, including one taking off low to the water like a seaplane .(4) Fortunately no major damage had been inflicted on the seaplane and the hull was still watertight.(5) When 10 September dawned for the crew of the seaplane , so did the prospects for an end to their harrowing journey.(6) In the meantime, a fun 15-minute ride on a lowflying seaplane is the easiest way to get back and forth.(7) I became rated in gyroplanes, helicopters, seaplanes and gliders.(8) Two basic types of Macchi seaplanes were flown by the Americans - the M - 5 and M - 8.(9) For as yet our seaplanes were unarmed as ordered by President Roosevelt.(10) In 1930, he learned to fly seaplanes and began making speed and long-distance record flights in a wide variety of very interesting aircraft.(11) Moments later, five Austrian Albatros fighters and two Lohner seaplanes took off to challenge the Macchi intruders.(12) The park authority has already decided to introduce a bylaw regulating seaplanes landing or taking off from the loch after complaints about the noise.(13) Airplanes can't exceed a gross weight of 1,320 pounds or 1,430 pounds for seaplanes .(14) Above them the sky is criss-crossed with seaplanes taking off and landing - the local island taxi service.(15) Despite strafing runs from Japanese Zeros and seaplanes landing in the lagoon with fresh enemy troops, the Raiders kept pushing the fight.(16) Although primarily used as seaplanes , Kingfishers also could be fitted with wheels and operated from land bases.