Re: Russian 'UFO' shaped plane? Anyone?

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Date:         22 Jun 94 16:57:48 
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In <airliners.1994.1300@ohare.Chicago.COM> writes:

>depend on ground effect.  I remember reading an (unconfirmed)
>report that the ex-USSR had a large military airplane that flew
>low - primarily over water - using "ground" effect and there were
>plans for using it for transporting troops.

They do indeed have ground effect vehicles operating in the Crimean.
Check last year's AW&ST.

Rob Ferguson
History of Science and Technology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities