The world’s first hybrid “aeroboat” capable of travelling on land, water, snow and sand has been launched recently in Moscow, Russia.
It has been built by an Indo-Russian joint venture.
It runs on a “hybrid” engine, meaning it can run on either petrol or electricity, enabling users to reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency.
This aeroboats are capable of moving at around 150 km or more per hour.
The aeroboat is designed to access difficult terrains such as flooded or marshy areas where use of regular boats is impossible because of shallow water, patches of dry land or marine vegetation.
It has been designed by IIAAT Holding, a joint venture between the International Institute for Advanced Aerospace Technologies and Indian firm Millennium Aerodynamics.