What happened to the Ekranoplan? – The Caspian Sea Monster

12th April 2018

What happened to the Ekranoplan, the huge ground effect vehicle the Soviets developed in the cold from the 1960’s to the 1980’s. This was a part plane, part boat that could fly just above the above the sea surface and carry huge loads of personnel or weapons at high speed.
We look at its development, its inventor and its ultimate demise.

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Luke, Muhammad Tauha Ali, Pascal Hausammann,
Florian Hesse.
Space Ventures Investors, Katy, Joal Rehmann, Pyloric,
Blair Leduc, Laszia Antal, Chad Mellor, Michael Douglas,
Bjorn Nyblad, Giacomo Catenazzi, AMIR BLACHMAN,
Larry Ackerman, Ara Kirakosyan, Bernt-Olov Hellstram,Tayar Jundi,
Johan Rombaut, Tobias Pettersson, Kevin Hinnen,
Mitchel J. Mullin II, Lucius Kwok, Hunter Schwisow,
Peter Cote, Cody Belichesky, Mogoreanu Daniel, Douglas Gustafson, Marcus Chiado, Jorn Magnus Karlsen.

Presented by
Paul Shillito

Written and Researched by
Andy Munzer

Additional Material by
Paul Shillito