One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An aircraft which can only operate from or alight on land.
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘He also had a Travel Air 4000 on floats and a Fairchild 22 landplane at Boeing Field.’
- ‘One skid-steer loader manufacturer offers a scarifier that can be used alone or with a bucket, a landplane, or a grader to boost productivity.’
- ‘Lufthansa's ultimate pre-war transatlantic operations were conducted by four-engine Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor landplanes.’
- ‘D-2271 was eventually converted to a landplane and named Hamburg and it eventually was transferred to Syndicato Condor where it was registered PP-CAU with the name Tocantins.’
- ‘They give us the fastest, most powerful landplane yet created.’
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