L39

AERO VODOCHODY L-39

Aircraft
Name
L-39
Manufacturer
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing with wing tip tanks
Tail
Regular tail, high set
WTC
L
APC
C
Type Code
L1J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Single
Position
In fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
AERO (2) L-39 Albatros
AERO (2) Albatros
AERO (2) L-139 Albatros

L39

Advanced trainer and multi role combat aircraft. In service since 1972. Developed in some series: L-139 Albatross two seat trainer. L-39MS (first flight Sept. 1986) similar to L-39 trainer with more powerful engine. L-39Z target towing version.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
8.70 m
Length (metric)
12.70 m
Height (metric)
4.80 m
Powerplant

Variants:

Engine Model(s)
Garrett TFE731
Ivchenko AI-25
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
120 kts
Distance
620 m
MTOW
5700 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
150 kts
ROC
4300 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
300 kts
ROC
3500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
300 kts
ROC
2500 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.64
ROC
2300 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
350 kts
MACH
0.75
Ceiling
380
Range
800 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.68
ROD
5000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
300 kts
ROD
5000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
135 kts
Distance
650 m

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