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This Soviet era Lun-class ekranoplan, known as the Caspian Sea Monster, lies abandoned and corroding at Kaspiysk naval storage facility in Russia.

retro-futuristic, aircraft, military, 50's, Orange County Airport

The "Wingless Plane" that ultimately sent Bill Horton to prison for stock fraud. story at click. (No relation to the German Horten brothers, of the famous Flying Wing)

HALE-D by Lockheed Martin

HALE-D by Lockheed Martin

Abandoned plane - looks like a Russian Ekranoplan, ground effect flying boat

Russian Lun-Class Ekranoplan (ground effect aircraft) deteriorating in a ship yard on the caspian Sea

Catalina

The Consolidated PBY Catalina was an American flying boat of the and

I'd take these guys seriously.

The Zubr-class is a class of air-cushioned landing craft of Soviet design.This class of military hovercraft is the world’s largest hovercraft.

The Russian Tank-Ship-Plane. This can be seen on GoogleEarth at 42 52' 53.28"N, 47 39' 25.80"E. It is still there.2014

The Russian Tank-Ship-Plane

The Tank-Ship-Plane? It's the Russian Ekranoplan Flying Ship, also known as the Caspian Sea Monster. A Experimental Nuclear Tipped Missle Platform that was unsuccessful.

by @hdr_airplane #boeing #boeing777 #b777 #777 #klm #landinggear #boeinglovers

Boeing 777 landing gear - the main landing gear six-wheel bogie trucks & struts where the largest ever developed for a commercial airliner. The aft bogie is steerable via hydraulic actuator.

Airship, Los Angeles, wind lift incident.On 25 August 1927, while the Los Angeles was tethered at the Lakehurst high mast, a gust of wind caught her tail and lifted it into colder, denser air that was just above the airship. This caused the tail to lift higher. The crew on board tried to compensate by climbing up the keel toward the rising tail, but could not stop the ship from reaching an angle of 85 degrees, before it finally descended. It was able to fly the next day.

On 25 August while the Los Angeles was tethered at the Lakehurst high mast, a gust of wind caught her tail and lifted it into colder, denser air that was just above the airship. This caused the tail to lift h

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Airplane Installation in Tate Britain Modern Art Museum by Fiona Banner (created a lot of puzzled comment. I felt it showed the relationship to birds, and how discarded hi-tech objects can look like any thrown away thing.

americause:    jsrcklss:    fancy    very fancy

F/A 18 Super Hornet. Love this plane, especially with the Digi Camo paint.

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that's pretty much what an is. says that the gun would actually slow the plane when sustained fired. Why have the Soviets-putinists-commie-chinese not copied this yet?

GREAT PICTURE OF NASA SHUTTLE ENDEAVOR ARRIVING IN ITS NEW RETIRMENT HOME IN LOS ANGELES - ATOP 747 WITH TWO MILITARY JET ESCORTS! AMAZING

The space shuttle Endeavour, perched atop a specially-modified NASA 747 jet, approaches Los Angeles International Airport last week. The retired spacecraft will be towed to its new home at the California Science Center.

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