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VVA-14: The 14-engined Soviet aircraft designed to take out US subs

(CNN) — The only surviving prototype of this unusual plane now sits dilapidated in a field near Moscow, but it was once the hope of the Soviet Union against US submarine attacks. The Bartini Beriev VVA-14 — the letters are an acronym for “vertical take-off amphibious aircraft” and 14 was the number of engines — […]