Amphibious Twin Otter Series 400 landing on water
Dec 17, 2015

Floatplanes are used in numerous scenarios to take-off and land on bodies of water. This provides access to remote areas all around the world, where there are no runways available.

Twin Otter Series 400 landed in snow
Dec 2, 2015

The acronym STOL is used in aviation as a short form for Short Take Off and Landing, and it refers to the length of runway, land or water required for take-offs and landings. A STOL aircraft is defined as an aircraft that is ideal for take-offs and landings in a small area of land or water.