One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An airplane fitted with skis for landing on snow or ice.
- ‘Eventually the unique capabilities of ski-planes to provide fast, economical and safe access to remote glaciers caught on amongst the mountaineering community.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Pioneering aviator Bob Reeve was contracted to land his ski-plane south of the mountain on Walsh glacier.’
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