AERO (2) L-159

Aircraft
Name: 
L-159
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing with wing tip tanks
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code: 
L1J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Single
Position: 
In fuselage
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
AERO (2) Albatros 2
AERO (2) L-159
AERO (2) L-159 Albatros 2

L159

Light multi-role fighter and lead-in trainer. In service since 2000. Advanced development of L-39/139/59 family, with new engine, modern avionics and radar. Operated by Czech Air Force only.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
9.50 m
Length: 
12.70 m
Height: 
4.80 m
Powerplant: 

1 x 28 kN Allied Signal ITEC F124-GA-100 turbofan.

Engine Model: 
Honeywell TFE731
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
470 m
MTOW: 
8000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
12200 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
505 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
430
Range: 
462 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
n/a
Distance: 
720 m

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