Definition of landplane in English:

landplane

Line breaks: land|plane
Pronunciation: /ˈlandpleɪn/

noun

  • An aircraft which can only operate from or alight on land.
    More example sentences
    • This need for the highest-quality training continued even after WWII as the airline pushed the envelope with landplanes to serve Earth's hidden corners.
    • Lufthansa's ultimate pre-war transatlantic operations were conducted by four-engine Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor landplanes.
    • What is claimed to have been the first landing of a landplane at Catalina took place on a road graded by the Hugh Smith Construction Company near Rancho Escondido.

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