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The L-39 Albatros is a advanced jet trainer and the successor of the L-29, developed by Aero's Vodochody. The first L-39 flew in 1968. More than 1650 Aircraft have been manufactured.
The L-39 was the standard trainer of the Soviet Union, Czechoslavakia and other former Warsaw Pact countries between 1971 and 1973.
The L-39 is / was in service with:
and the armed forces of:
Vietnam, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Algeria, Bulgaria, Cuba, Ethiopia, Libya, Nigeria, and Romania.
The air force of Slovakia has the ability of 15 L-39ZA trainers which will be updated under the Moder program.
In 1993, the Hungarian air force received 24 ex-East-German Air Force L-39's. The Last L-39 was withdrawn from operational service in 2009.
|Last updated: August 7, 2010|