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Airplanes: Russia wants to invest in ekranoplans
Project consists in production of some ground-effect aircraft in Far East
Russian government agency referred about Orion society that wants to produce some ekranoplans. This aircraft is considered the joining link between seaplanes and hydrofoils, able to move few meters above a surface (generally water), using the soil effect for its sustenance. Orion believes so much in this project and found the right area for ground-effect vehicles manufacturing, mainly in Komsomol'sk-na-Amure...
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