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A high-speed powerboat inspired by First World War biplanes has become the world's first to 'fly' above the water on futuristic hydrofoils.<br />
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The makers of the W-Foil Albatross claim it can hit blistering speeds of 70mph thanks to its revolutionary design which lifts the boat clear of the water.<br />
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Rather than bring driven by an underwater propellor like other boats, it is pulled along by an aeroplane rotor.<br />
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And because of its minimal drag, it is also among the most environmentally friendly powerboats in the world.