Albatros with Fiat, V.A.Lebedev


'Albatros' (1913 type) with 100hp Fiat engine. Built and tested in late 1916 - early 1917. Climb to 1000m was 25 minutes, speed only 95km/h...

Despite obvious obsolecense, three were built and accepted for service.



References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.185;

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