Russian creativity has to be commended. What other country could have dreamed up such an idea as the semi-aquatic, kind of boat/kind of large airplane hybrid like the Lun-class ekranoplan? Very few, and fewer still would have actually built the thing at all. Taking that into mind, what do you suppose they do for mail delivery in areas like Siberia and the Sakha Republic? How do they cover all of that snow without becoming mired in? Snowmobiles, sure, but again, it’s Russia, and things get creative. Using the body of a GAZ M-20 “Pobeda”, the suspension was spread out and designed to support four skis, which could be changed out for tires in the summer months. Out back, a propellor provided thrust to move the Sever-2 along the snowdrifts in temperatures that could reach -50 degrees Celsius. Previously, dogsled was the primary method of transportation to some of these remote locations. About 100 Kamovs were produced (converted?) before Kamov moved on to the KA-30, a similar design that took on a VW Bus-like appearance.