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Equinox - Ekranoplan-The Capsian Sea Monster
During the Cold War the Soviet Union Experimented and developed a new form of Aircraft.
The Ekranoplan nicknamed the caspian sea monster.
This new form of flight also known as Wing in Ground Effect WIG involved flying very
close to the ground and using the higher pressure air formed between the wing and ground
to enable smaller wings and higher lift capability.
With this new design they created a range of WIG craft from missile carriers to troop carriers.
The documentary deals with the history and modern developements.
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