22 June 2007


Developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War for high-speed military sea transportation, the ekranoplan was a sort of giant hovercraft with some of the characteristics of an airplane. The technology never went any further and is now almost forgotten, but the designs are intriguing, and a smaller version may yet be revived in modern Russia.

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24 June, 2007 04:30  

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