VIDEO: Amphibious Airplane Powder Snow Takeoff

VIDEO: Amphibious Airplane Powder Snow Takeoff

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VIDEO: Amphibious Airplane Powder Snow Takeoff

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We’ve all seen airplanes with skids take off and land on packed snow runways but this Russian made twin engine Chaika L-4 amphibious aircraft can actually do it in a field of powder snow. Not sure if this works in the deep stuff but operated surprisingly well with a bit of fresh snow under the fuselage.

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