Sukhoi S-90-8 WIG aircraft model

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Model of Sukhoi S-90-8 from the USSR-Russian Aviation and Space Collectibles web site.

Source: http://www.ussr-airspace.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=28_39_49&products_id=1603
 

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Perhaps boost jet engines to get the aircraft up off the water and the turbo-prop is for cruise? Several of the Beriev designs utilise that method.
 

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Just call me Ray said:
They don't have any discernible thrusters though.

Its a model. Not even a very detailed one. Who knows, perhaps they have doors which open for streamlining. ::)
 

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