Technical data
Type Lebed X
Function (fighter)
Year 1916
Crew 1
Engines 1*80hp Gnome
Wingspan 10.50m
Length 7.00m
Wing Area 29.00m2
Empty Weight 415kg
Speed 135km/h
Armament 1*mg

Lebed-X

16k fighter version of Lebed-X, "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.178

The Lebed-X was built as a single-seat fighter or reconnaissance aircraft. Two options differed by wingspan - reconnaissater had 3-strut wing box, fighter - 2-strut. Ailerons were on the upper wing only. Quite clean fuselage was covered with fabric.

20k reconnaissance versions of Lebed-X, "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.178

It was underpowered and was found unsuitable for both fighter and reconnaissance duties.

Prototypes only.

Used by Red Army??? See stars on the picture...



References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.179-180;


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