ekranoplan

ekranoplan

(aerospace engineering)
wing-in-ground effect aircraft
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For starters May, right, travels to Russia to uncover the story of one of the strangest forms of transport ever devised, an ungainly flying machine of sorts known as an ekranoplan.
ANOTHER project on show is 23-year-old transport design student Will Jarman's idea for the ekranoplan, a luxury low flying aircraft - which was so good it landed him a job.