Category Archives: L-39

Warbird Preservation Foundation’s Experimental Aero L-39C

Warbird Preservation Foundation’s Experimental Aero L-39C

History: Released by Ministry of Defense KYRGYZ Republic in December 1997. Imported to US and licensed June 1998. Operated by Warbird Preservation Foundation for the purpose of display and education. Regularly flys with The Hopper Flight Demonstration Team Nationally. Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N600DM 1984 Aircraft Role Nickname Trainer Albatros Aircraft Type:… More

Aero Vodochody L-39 ‘Phoenix”

Aero Vodochody L-39 ‘Phoenix”

History: Phoenix was built to honor the biele Albatrosy #3. Biele Albatrosy was the aerobatic demonstration team from the 2nd Air Training Regiment of the Military Air Institute of the Slovak National Uprising in Kosice. Albatross #3 crashed in June 2000, for unknown reasons. Phoenix is an fully modern representation of the original aircraft. Phoenix… More

Ron & Linda Staley’s L-39

History: EAA Best L39 2011 Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N139VS 1968 First Flight Product Aircraft Role Nickname Trainer Albatros Aircraft Type: Wingspan: Aero Vodochody 31 feet 0.5 inches Overall length: Empty weight: 40 feet 5 inches 7340 US pounds Gross weight: Fuel capacity: 1,618 US pounds 528 miles, 935 miles with drop… More

Jon Vesely’s L-39

Jon Vesely’s L-39

History: The L-39 is an advanced trainer used in the Warsaw Pact nations from the mid 1970s through the 2000s. Since the end of the Cold War, over 350 of them have been imported to the USA, making the L-39 one of the most popular warbirds ever. Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N39JV… More