The Italian hydrofoil Gianni M, the largest hydrofoil in the world.
The two types of hydrofoils: surface-piercing and fully submerged
Forlanini's hydrofoil over Lake Maggiore, 1906
Alexander Graham Bell's HD-4 on a test run, c. 1919
A schematic illustration of self-stabilizing systems for fully submerged hydrofoils. Its computer gathers data for the boom position and current water level to determine the required flap position.
A Project 206M "Shtorm" patrol fast attack craft hydrofoil of the Cuban Navy.
Aerial port beam view of the Italian Sparviero class hydrofoil-missile NIBBIO P-421 underway.
USS Aquila, a military hydrofoil. The T-shaped foils are visible just below the water.
HMCS Bras d'Or, a military concept hydrofoil.
Team New Zealand's AC72 at the 2013 America's Cup, San Francisco Bay.
Ukrainian-built Voskhod on the North Sea Canal, the Netherlands
TurboJET's Urzela JetFoil on West Lamma Channel, Hong Kong
TurboJET's Barca Foilcat
Flying Poseidon (built 1982 ) had just berthed at Rhodes from Fethiye when the sister Kometas hydrofoil from Bodrum also arrived from Turkey in 2011.
The first Kometa 120M, named Chaika (Seagull) after Valentina Tereshkova's callsign, moored in Sevastopol
Hydrofoil high-speed boat Meteor on a Lake Ladoga, Russia.
Passenger hydrofoil Flying Dolphin Zeus moving at high speed near Piraeus, Greece.

Lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water.

- Hydrofoil
The Italian hydrofoil Gianni M, the largest hydrofoil in the world.

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Saint Petersburg

Second-largest city in Russia.

Second-largest city in Russia.

The Bronze Horseman, monument to Peter the Great
Catherine Palace in Tsarskoe Selo
Map of Saint Petersburg, 1744
Street leading to St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral
Palace Square backed by the General staff arch and building; as the main square of the Russian Empire, it was the setting of many events of historic significance.
Decembrist revolt at the Senate Square, 26 December 1825
Bolsheviks celebrating 1 May near the Winter Palace half a year after taking power, 1918
Leningrad in 1935
Citizens of Leningrad during the 872-day siege, in which more than one million civilians died, mostly from starvation. Nevsky Prospect
View of Lermontovski Prospekt, Egyptian Bridge and the Fontanka River, 1972
Griboedov Canal and the Church of the Saviour on Blood, 1991
View of the city from the Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Moyka River, flowing through Central Saint Petersburg
Satellite image of Saint Petersburg and its suburbs
While not originally named for Tsar Peter the Great, during World War I the city was changed from the Germanic "Peterburg" to "Petrograd" in his honour.
From 1924 to 1991 the city was known as 'Leningrad'. This is a picture of the Saint Petersburg port entrance with an old 'Ленинград' (Leningrad) sign.
People walking on the main street of Saint Petersburg, Nevsky Prospekt
The city assembly meets in the Mariinsky Palace.
The Smolny Institute, seat of the governor
The Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum is a major Russian investment forum
Admiralty Shipyard
Power Machines plant building on Sverdlovskaya embankment in Saint Petersburg
Lakhta Center, the tallest building in Europe
Kazan Cathedral, an example of Neoclassical architecture
Saint Isaac's Square
Aerial view of Peter and Paul Fortress
Nevsky Prospekt
Palace Square during Christmas
Church of the Savior on Blood, seen from Griboyedov Canal
Smolny Convent, an example of Baroque architecture
Aerial view of Peterhof Palace
The "Temple of Friendship" in Pavlovsk Park
The Amber Room in the Catherine Palace
The Bolshoi Zal (Grand Hall) of Saint Petersburg Philharmonia
The main auditorium of the Mariinsky Theatre
Scarlet Sails celebration on the Neva River
The Alexandrinsky Theatre
The Pushkin House
Konstantin Khabensky, known for his roles in Night Watch, Day Watch and Admiral, is a native of Saint Petersburg.
Gazprom Arena on Krestovsky Island
A section of the Western High-Speed Diameter
Tram passing by Kronverksy Avenue
Narvskaya station of the Saint Petersburg Metro, opened in 1955
Trolleybus on Nevsky Prospekt
Hydrofoil docking in Saint Petersburg upon arrival from Peterhof Palace (2008)
The Sapsan high-speed train runs between Saint Petersburg and Moscow.
Pulkovo International Airport
The Trinity Bridge i s a landmark of Art Nouveau design.
Lakhta Center, the tallest building in Europe
The Field of Mars.
Grand Peterhof Palace and the Grand Cascade
Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns.
The main auditorium of the Mariinsky Theatre
Panorama of Stalls and Boxes at the Main Mariinsky Theatre.
The Alexandrinsky Theatre
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alt=|Grotto pavilion in Catherine park of Tsarskoe Selo
alt=|The Imperial Lyceum in Tsarskoye Selo.
alt=|Grand Menshikov Palace.
alt=|The State Hermitage Museum is the largest art museum in the world by gallery space.
alt=|The State Russian Museum is the world's largest depository of Russian fine art.
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Meteor hydrofoils link the city centre to the coastal towns of Kronstadt and Shlisselburg from May through October.