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) Albatros
AERO (2) L-139 Albatros
AERO (2) L-39 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: 
8.70 m
Length: 
12.70 m
Height: 
4.80 m
Powerplant: 

Variants:

Engine Model: 
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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