Caspian Sea Monster Ekranoplan Flight Video - YouTube--These craft were originally developed by the Soviet Union as very high-speed military transports, and were based mostly on the shores of the Caspian Sea and Black Sea. The largest had max take-off weight over 544 tonnes. About 120 ekranoplans (A-90 Orlyonok class) were initially planned to enter military service in the Soviet Navy.

The Caspian Sea Monster ( Ekranoplan )

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