Aero Vodochody - Czech Republic
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Aero L-159A ALCA production variant)
1 x Honeywell F124-GA-100 turbofan engine developing 6,330lb of thrust.
(936 kph | 505 kts)
(13,200 m | 8 mi)
(1,800 km | 3,334 nm)
♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
2 x 20mm ZVI Plamen PL-20 cannons in gun pod.
Seven hardpoints (1 under centerline, 6 underwing) for air-to-air missiles, air-to-surface missiles, laser-guided bombs, conventional drop bombs, rocket pods, and jettisonable fuel tanks.
(Not all ordnance types may be represented in the showcase above)
Values are derrived from a variety of categories related to the design, overall function, and historical influence of this aircraft in aviation history.
The overall rating takes into account over 60 individual factors related to this aircraft entry.
Rating is out of a possible 100 points.
This entry's maximum listed speed (582mph).
Graph average of 563 miles-per-hour.
Aero L-159A ALCA operational range when compared to distances between major cities (in KM).
Max Altitude Visualization
The 3 qualities we look at for a balanced aircraft design are altitude, speed, and range.
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.
This entry's total production compared against the most-produced military and civilian aircraft types in history (Ilyushin IL-2 and Cessna 172, respectively).
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