Definition of flying boat in English:

flying boat

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  • A large seaplane that lands with its fuselage in the water.
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    • Unlike float planes, flying boats land on the water on their fuselage as well as on their wing floats.
    • The Short Empire flying boats were extremely successful aircraft that helped extend the airways to all corners of the British empire.
    • I was a fan of the great flying boat airlines of the 1930s and 1940s so I knew this was a trip not to be missed.

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