Aero Vodochody- Czechoslovakia / Czechia
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Aero L-39 ZA Albatros production variant)
1 x Ivchenko AI-25TL non-afterburning turbofan engine developing 3,792lb of thrust.
(630 kph | 340 kts)
(9,000 m | 6 mi)
(1,750 km | 3,241 nm)
♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
Mission-specific ordnance may include any of the following for light-strike duty or weapons training. To include:
1 x 23mm automatic cannon (centerline station), AA-2 "Atoll" short-ranged air-to-air missiles, 57mm or 130mm rocket pods, conventional drop bombs, and / or laser-guided bombs. Also 2 x Wingtip fuel tanks.
Up to 1,102lb of externally-mounted munitions / ordnance.
(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 (391mph).
Graph average of 300 miles-per-hour.
Aero L-39 ZA Albatros 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).
Ribbon graphics not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective aerial campaigns / operations / aviation periods.