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  • n. Plural form of ekranoplan.

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Examples

  • The Aerosleds developed into bigger and more complex vehicles eventually leading to the development of ekranoplans, but they started out small and simple, like the Snow Glider.

    Jalopnik

  • During the Cold War, ekranoplans were sighted for years on the Caspian Sea as huge, fast-moving objects.

    WN.com - Articles related to Military cargo plane crashes at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska; no word on casualties

  • Cross-pollinate a Shuttle program with Russian obsession with ekranoplans (see proof of this obsession here) - and what would you get?

    WAVY TV

  • These concepts were created in hopes to use Earth's oceans for launchings into space: keep in mind that launching from equator allows for 1.7 - 2 times heavier payload. project is already in full operation (facilitating a vertical launch), however for the Shuttle-like spaceships horizontal launches and landings, Russian engineers propose the use of heavy ekranoplans ...

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