SPUTNIK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SPUTNIK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
A-40 amphibious aircraft taking off. Amphibious aircraft are able to land on and take off from water, using floatation supports to stay afloat and powerful engines to take off. This is an A-40 (Albatross) aircraft. Photographed in 2006, in Gelendzhik, in the Krasnodarskyi region of Russia.
Model release not required. Property release not required.