Definition of ski-plane in English:


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  • An aeroplane having its undercarriage fitted with skis for landing on snow or ice.
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    • Pioneering aviator Bob Reeve was contracted to land his ski-plane south of the mountain on Walsh glacier.
    • After being dropped off by ski-plane, the team set up base camp and spent the next few days climbing the peaks in the immediate area.
    • Eventually the unique capabilities of ski-planes to provide fast, economical and safe access to remote glaciers caught on amongst the mountaineering community.

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