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Engine:     One Motorlet M701c-500  turbojet  1,960-lb thrust

       

Our Aircraft  OY-LSD :  This Aircraft rolled out of the factory in 1973 with the serial number 394952.

Performance: Speed  Mmo / Vmo .75M / 800 km/h / 432 kts
Ceiling: 36,100 ft.
G-Loading:  +8,  -4
Fully Aerobatic

History:  Designed at Aero Vodochody in Czechoslovakia, the L-29 Delphin ( "Dolphin") Jet first flew in 1959. The L-29 served as the primary lead in jet trainer for the Soviet Union, untill it was replaced by the L-39 Albatros. Over 3600 L-29's were produced between 1959 and 1974. In addition to Jet Training, the L-29 has been used as a Light Attack aircraft, Armament Trainer, Photo Reconnaissance aircraft and for Demonstration Aerobatics. The L-29 has trained more Jet Pilots than any other aircraft in history.

                     NATO designator : MAYA