L39 Albatros XXXL from Tomahawk Aviation

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The Aero L-39 Albatros is a high-performance jet trainer aircraft developed in Czechoslovakia to meet requirements for a “C-39″ (C for cvičný – trainer) during the 1960s to replace the L-29 Delfín. It was the first of the second-generation jet trainers, and the first turbofan-powered trainer produced, and was later updated as the L-59 Super Albatros and as the L-139 (prototype L-39 with engine Garrett TFE731). The design is still produced in an evolved state as the L-159 ALCA, while more than 2,800 L-39s still serve with over 30 air forces around the world. The Albatros – the most widely used jet trainer in the world – is versatile, seeing duty in light-attack missions as well as in basic and advanced pilot training.

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Aero L-39 Albatros

The Aero L-39 Albatros is a high-performance jet trainer developed in Czechoslovakia by Aero Vodochody. It was designed during the 1960s as a replacement for the Aero L-29 Delfín as a principal training aircraft. The L-39 Albatros has the distinction of being the first of the second-generation jet trainers to be produced, as well as being the first trainer aircraft to be equipped with a turbofan powerplant. The type was exported to a wide range of countries as a military trainer.

The L-39 Albatros later served as the basis for the updated L-59 Super Albatros, as well as the L-139 (prototype L-39 with Garrett TFE731 engine). A further development of the design, designated as the L-159 ALCA, entered production in 1997. To date, more than 2,800 L-39s have served with over 30 air forces around the world. The Albatros is the most widely used jet trainer in the world; in addition to performing basic and advanced pilot training, it has also flown combat missions in a light-attack role. The design never received a NATO reporting name.

At the Farnborough Airshow in July 2014, Aero Vodochody announced the launch of the L-39NG, an upgraded and modernised version of the L-39.



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Winspan: 3500mm (137.8 in)
Length: 4500mm (177.2 in)

Weight: 70000 g (154.3 lbs)

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Scale: 1:2.7
Wingspan: 3,50 m
Lenght of fuselage: 4,50 m
Weight (all up): 70,00 kg
Required turbine size: 400 Newton
Wing construction: fibreglass/carbon composite
Fuselage construction: fibreglass/carbon

Parts included:

  • Composite parts of wings, fuselage and horizontal stabilizer, air-intakes , canopy-frame and nossle (total 16 parts)
  • Wing joiner built in
  • Stabilizer joiner built in
  • Servomounts built in
  • Retract mount for main gear built in
  • Canopy
  • CNC milled parts ( wood and FRP)
  • Necessary bolts and nuts e.t.c.

Requested:

  • Turbine engine
  • Thrust pipe
  • Tank
  • Retract  landing gear
  • Linkage set for all rudders no. 11034
  • Linkage set for geardoors no. 11035
  • Canopy-lock , set no. 11036
  • Wing-protection bags ( mandatory if model will be shipped from us)
  • RC components

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L39 Albatros XXXL (Camo)
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