Technical data
Type 'LM'
Function Experimental light aircraft
Year 1924
Crew 1
Engines 1*7.5hp 'Indiana'
Length 5.2m
Wingspan 8.4m
Wing area 12.7m2
Empty weight 89kg
Loaded weight 174kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 13.3
Power load (kg/hp) 24.0
Fuel 5kg

'LM' by V.A.Lykoshkin and N.G.Mikhelson

High wing light aircraft with very short landing gear struts. It was built at the Leningrad 'Krasnyj Letchik' (The Red Pilot) plant in January-February 1924. Powered by slightly modified motorcycle 'Indiana' engine.

Despite very weak engine, 'LM' (Lykoshkin-Mikhelson) performed several successful flights within airfield limits.

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.418;
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