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Are airplanes on skis considered to be the land or sea category?

If an airplane is on skis, would that fall under the airplane single/multi engine land categories based on the fact that they operate on land, or would it be considered more closely related to sea ...
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Is the APU classified as a component of Airframe or Powerplant?

In the classification of systems and components on the aircraft - is an APU classified under the Airframe or the Powerplant?
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Can airliners be considered as GA?

In a Swiss001 video, he said that the Twin Otter was a general aviation (GA) plane. But then in another video, he said that the Twin Otter was an airliner. Obviously, he's not a credible source, but ...