L-39 ALBATROS is a proven and reliable aircraft designed for basic, advanced and operational pilot training as well as for light attack missions. This all-metal, tandem seat, turbofan aircraft provides cadet pilots with proper skills required for transition to supersonic aircraft.
Our activities are focused on overall support of existing L-39 operators as well as on new operators seeking a reliable, proven and low cost training aircraft.
Suitability of the L-39 aircraft for training tasks is daily demonstrated in military service with more than 30 Air Forces in Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and America. The entire L-39 fleet, consisting of more than 2,800 aircraft delivered worldwide, has already accumulated over 4,000,000 flight hours.
The L-39ZA (ZO) version is equipped with the Gsh-23 gun pod. Nevertheless weapon system modification is adapted to customer’s demand.
Multi Mission Flexibility in a Single Airframe: Basic Training, Advanced Training, Operational Training, Border Patrol and Target Simulation.
|Wing span||9.46 m||31 ft|
|Length||12,12 m||39 ft 10 in|
|Weight empty||3.400 kg||15 ft 8 in|
|Weights and Loadings:|
|Basic empty weight||3,400-3,580 kg||7,496-7,892 lb|
|Max ramp weight||5,670 kg||12,50|
|Internal fuel capacity||1050 kg||2,314 lb|
|Total fuel capacity||1,542 kg||3,360 lb|
|(Internal fuel and 2×350 l drop tanks)|
|Max level speed||750 km/h||450 KTAS|
|Never-exceed speed (sea level)||910 km/h||491 KTAS|
|Max rate of climb (approx.)||21 m/s||4,130 ft/min|
|Service ceiling (approx.)||11,000 m||36,000 ft|
|Max range (with drop tanks)||1,350 km||730 nm|
|Max endurance (with drop tanks)||2 hr 45 min||2 hr 45 min|
|Take-off run (sea level)||540 m||1,770 ft|
|Landing run (sea level, 50% fuel)||550 m||1,800 ft|
|Stalling speed (landing flaps, 50% fuel)||158 km/hr||85 KTAS|
|Design load factor:|
|Max Structural limit||+8g; -4g|
- Type: AI-25 TL twin-shaft turbofan engine
- Bypass ratio: 1.98
- Maximum static thrust: 16.87 kW
- Specific fuel consumption: 56.9 kg/hr/kW
- Air flow: 46.75 kg/s
- Overall Pressure Ratio: 9.5
- Logistic Support
- Spare Parts and Systems Supply
- Technical Assistance at site,
- Full Mission Simulators
- Airframe & Engine and its components Repairs & Overhauls, Technology Supplies
- Training of Pilots and Ground Personnel