Lebed 7

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Lebed 7
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Lebed
Introduction 1914
Primary user Imperial Russian Aviation Roundel.svg Russia
Developed from Sopwith Tabloid
Engine 80hp Gnome rotary
Armament none
Crew 1
Max Speed 140 km/h (90 mph) [1]
Climb 1200m in 1:00 [1]

The Lebed 7 was a copy of the Sopwith Tabloid with the 80hp Gnome engine. Small numbers of them were built and used from 1914 through the winter of 1915-1916. [2]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Durkota, p.358.
  2. Durkota, p.360.
  • Alan Durkota, Thomas Darcey, and Victor Kulikov. The Imperial Russian Air Service. Flying Machines Press, 1995. ISBN 0-9637110-2-4