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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2019 9:31 p.m. PST


"Bartini-Beriev was part of the Cold War arms race, the opposing states supported the implementation of incredible and ambitious design ideas. Combating threats from the depths of the sea to prevent nuclear missile strikes became one of the priorities facing the Soviet Navy.

In the 1970s, a unique amphibian aircraft Bartini-Beriev VVA-14 was created for the defense of the borders of the Soviet Union. It was created for vertical takeoff and landing, but had the ability to take off and land both on water and like an ordinary aircraft…"


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Lion in the Stars05 Jul 2019 8:14 a.m. PST

That is a really crazy airplane, it's on my 'to be bought' list in 1/144 scale.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2019 11:41 a.m. PST



Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2019 4:53 p.m. PST

That airplane belongs in any alternative history Cold War game!

Twilight Samurai05 Jul 2019 10:10 p.m. PST

I thought I saw it in the last Star Wars movie, or was it an old episode of Thunderbirds?

wardog07 Jul 2019 10:48 a.m. PST

i keep seeing a tortoise every time i look at it

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Jul 2019 10:42 a.m. PST



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