As we set sail, a whirlwind lifted the ship and she became a hydroplane, sailing through the air for seven days and seven nights.
We called for the coast guard when a hydroplane crashed on Rock Harbor.
Conditions here are ideal for the college regatta and for the difficult feats of the hydroplane.
With her own eyes Greta had seen a helpless one carried from a hydroplane to this place.
Would the hydroplane be able to ride such a sea in safety, in case necessity compelled them to alight upon its swelling bosom?
A moment later "Diving stations," and to the hydroplane men, "Take her on down."
I wish I knew enough to make this into a hydroplane, said Frank, as he peered eagerly toward the boat they were pursuing.
And it really can sail in the air or on the icelike a hydroplane?
You dont want to smash that hydroplane and wheel any more than they are.
"I've got a hydroplane which I'll sell this spring to some yachtsman," said Manby.
by 1908, "to skim the surface of water by use of hydroplanes," from hydroplane (n.). Meaning "skid on a thin layer of water" (especially of automobile tires) first recorded 1962, properly aquaplane (itself from 1961 in this sense). Related: Hydroplaned; hydroplaning.