Technical data
Type LSh
Function Ground attack
Year 1931
Crew 2
Engines 1*600hp(?) BMW-VI
Empty weight 2060kg
Loaded weight 3200kg
Length 9.5m
Wingspan 14.2/13.0m
Wing area 48.5m2
Guns 6*mg7.62mm PV-1
2 in engine cowling, 4 under the fuselage
2mg*7.62mm DA on turret

LSh/TsKB-5, TsKB

Aircraft of the R-5 line, designed within armored ground attacker program. Armor shell was wielded into single piece. It was designated 'light' because the engine was not armored from above, unlike in the following TSh-1 and TSh-2.

Four machineguns, installed under the gunner's cockpit floor, could be moved vertically in range 30-60° to the horizon.

Not finished. Unassembled parts were used for the TSh-1;

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.444

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