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Russian Lebed airplanes

Lebed XII was two-seat biplane, the improved Russian copy of a trophy German Albatros C. Over 200 produced. They were armed with a MG and bombs, and used in recon and bomber roles in World War I and Russian Civilian War.

photo ww1 Russian military aircraft Lebed XII
Soviet Lebed 12 multi-role airplane
   Lebed-12 flying characteristics:

     Crew:  pilot and obsever
  Length: 7.96 m (26 ft 1 in)
  Wingspan: 13.15 m (43 ft 2 in)
  Height: 3.25 m (10 ft 8 in)
  Wing area: 42.0 m2 (452 ft2)

  Empty weight: 820 kg (1,800 lb)
  Gross weight: 1,350 kg (2,970 lb)

  Powerplant: Salmson water-cooled radial engine, 150 hp
  Maximum speed: 135 km/h (84 mph)
  Endurance: 3 hours
  Service ceiling: 3,500 m (11,500 ft)
  Armament: 1 machine gun on flexible mount for observer

foto WWI Lebed 12 multi-role aircraft powered by the 150 hp engine
Lebed XII multi-role aircraft powered by the 150 hp engine
foto WWI Russian airplane Lebed 12
red naval Lebed XII warplane

Lebed XII was two-seat biplane, the improved Russian copy of a trophy German Albatros C. Over 200 produced.
Russian military aircraft Lebed-12

photo ww1 avion Lebed 12 Velivoli militari russi
Russian airplane Lebed XII airplane on a ski
Velivoli militari russi Lebed.XII
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