You are on page 1of 24

L-39 Introduction
The AERO L-39 ALBATROS is a proven and reliable aircraft designed for basic, advanced and operational pilot training as well as for light attack missions. The L-39 is an all-metal, tandem seat, turbofan powered aircraft designed to provide cadet pilots with proper skills required for transition to supersonic aircraft. AERO L-39 activities are focused on support of existing L-39 operators as well as on new operators seeking reliable, proven and low cost aircraft. The suitability of L-39 aircraft for training tasks is demonstrated daily in military service with more than 30 Air Forces in Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and America. The entire L-39 fleet, consisting of more than 2,800 aircraft delivered worldwide, has accumulated over 4,000,000 flying hours.

Main Features of L-39 are: • • • • • • • Easy & safe to fly for cadets immediately after their screening training High reliability with proven airframe. AGD-1 artificial horizon. Cockpit modification is subject to customer demand. . engine and aircraft systems Easy to maintain and service Low operational costs Solid and simple aircraft airframe with proven qualities in the most adverse climatic and operational conditions Two-seat jet training aircraft concept provides excellent visibility from both cockpits Excellent handling characteristics within the whole flight envelope. Communication system uses R832 radio station together with SPU-9 intercom. assure effective training and extremely high level of flight safety even in most demanding training programs Operation capability from grass strips and semi-prepared airstrips allows aircraft operation close to target area Low fuel consumption The SAFÍR 5 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) provides an autonomous engine starting capability on the ground and emergency engine restart in flight Wide range of available accessories and modifications are the base for tailored solution of any air force Through-life logistic support of producer • • • • • Multi Mission Flexibility in a Single Airframe: • • • • • Basic Training Advanced Training Operational Training Border Patrol Target Simulation The L-39 Cocpit Navigation system and instrumentation in the cockpit is based on Eastern Europe components as RSBN (radio system for short navigation). GMK Gyro magnetic compass and RKL-41 radio direction finder.

The L-39 Weapon and Stores Aircraft is able to carry a wide range of Eastern Europe standard aerial weapons (bombs. within the envelope including zero altitude and 150 km/h minimum speed. 2 x OFAB 100 L-39 ZA 2 x FUEL TANK 350L + MACHINE-GUN POD 4 x UB-16-57U + MACHINE-GUN POD 2 x UB-16-57U + 2 x FUEL TANK + MACHINE-GUN POD 2 x R-3U (R-35) + 2 x FUEL TANK + MACHINE-GUN POD 4 x OFAB 100 + MACHINE-GUN POD 4 x FAB 250 L-39 ZO 2 x FUEL TANK 350L 4 x UB-16-57U 2 x UB-16-57U + 2 x FUEL TANK 2 x R-3U (R-35) + 2 x FUEL TANK 4 x OFAB 100 4 x FAB 250 2 x FAB 500 2 x FAB 500 2 x FAB 250 + 2 x OFAB 100 + MACHINE-GUN POD 2 x FAB 250 + 2 x FUEL TANK 2 x FAB 250 + 2 x OFAB 100 2 x FAB 250 + 2 x FUEL TANK 2 x FAB 250 + 2 x UB-16-57U + MACHINE-GUN POD 2 x FAB 250 + 2 x UB-16-57U Escape System The L-39 Escape System provides fully automated survivable escape regardless of aircraft attitude. . Safe escape is provided for most combinations of aircraft altitude. rockets and missiles) according to version: L-39 C 2 UB-16-57U 2 x R-3U Weapon system modification is subject to customer demand. attitude and flight path. speed.

50 % 7.580 kg Max ramp weight 5.500 lb 2.) Max range (with drop tanks) Max endurance (with drop tanks) Take-off run [sea level] Landing run [sea level.L-39 Basic Data External Dimensions: Wing span Length.9 kg/hr/kN Air flow: 46.670 kg Internal fuel capacity 1050 kg Total fuel capacity 1.770 ft 1.892 lb 12.800 ft 85 KTAS Design load factor: Max structural limit +8g.98 Maximum static thrust: 16. 50 % fuel] Stalling speed [landing flaps. -4g Engine performance: Type: AI-25 TL twin-shaft turbofan engine Bypass ratio: 1.350 km 2 hr 45 min 540 m 550 m fuel] 158 km/hr 450 KTAS 491 KTAS 4.000 ft 730 nm 2 hr 45 min 1.000 m 1.) Service ceiling (approx.87 kN Specific fuel consumption: 56.77 m 31 ft 39 ft 10 in 15 ft 8 in Weights and Loadings: Basic empty weight 3.314 lb 3.400-3. overall Height.75 kg/s Overall Pressure Ratio: 9.13 m 4.360 lb 750 km/h 910 km/h 21 m/s 11.5 . overall 9.496-7.130 ft/min 36.46 m 12.542 kg [Internal fuel and 2x350 l drop tanks] Performance: Max level speed Never-exceed speed [sea level] Max rate of climb (approx.

.s.. Odolena Voda 374. Fax: +420 255 763 220.cz .Aircraft Availability AERO offers this model as second-hand fully refurbished aircraft with new service life of 4.500 flight hours and minimum 15 years (L-39 is not currently in production). +420 255 762 021. spare parts. ground support equipments. Service Life Extension Program is based on: • Operational flight loads recording • Stress analysis and simulation • Fatigue life analysis and simulation • Special airframe Non Destructive Inspection • Unique technological treatments and procedures Benefits of SLEP: • No "administrative" extension over 15 years • Exact evaluation of the end of service life .cz. the original producer of L-39 aircraft. http://www.No estimations! • Maximal available service life for each aircraft based on fatigue monitoring • Effective fleet management can be implemented AERO L-39 Through-Life Support: • Logistic support . 250 70 Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110.aero. +420 283 970 038 E-mail: mr@aero. These values are initial and could be further increased based on the real fatigue data. AERO Vodochody a.s. The aircraft undergo unique Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) exclusively developed by AERO Vodochody a.including Bulletin Service. delivery and support of AERO specialist directly at the location of L-39 operation • Overhauls or specified periodical works and repairs • Service Life Extension Programme (SLEP) • Transition to on-condition operation scheme • Upgrades and modernization programs • Pilot training • Ground personnel training • Simulators Contact us for more information about available support and upgrade programs.

0 MHz. The proposed commercial avionics blocks are widely used in many aircraft worldwide. The radio has a 20-channel preset feature. Channel spacing of 25 kHz and 8.5 or 243. navigation and identification equipment is replaced by off-the-shelf ruggedized commercial avionics.33 kHz is available and there are guard channels with a frequency of 121. providing the customer with a fully ICAO compatible aircraft. The radio control works via a dedicated control panel with an integrated intercom. for communication with other aircraft. The upgraded Communication/Navigation/Identification (CNI) Set provides a low cost and a low risk solution.975 MHz in the VHF band.000 and 136. ADF and Transponder Control Panels GPS Control Panel (optional) Communication Communication is secured by means of a two-band UHF/VHF radio and a standby VHF radio. Both cockpits can share the radio control and direct frequency selection. The two-band UHF/VHF radio covers the frequency ranges between 118 and 155. which upgrades the L-39 to the current standard of military training aircraft in the basic/advanced trainers category. The standby radio (optional) covers the frequency range between 118. . The new controls and displays installed comprise • • • • • • • • Horizontal Situation Indicator (HSI) Encoding Altimeter Intercom and Radio Control Panel DME Indicator Radio Magnetic Indicator (RMI) Standby Radio Control Panel VOR/ILS.975 MHz in the UHF band.975 MHz in the VHF band and between 225 and 399.33 kHz is available. Channel spacing of 25 kHz and 8.Avionics Upgrade 1 Modification to ICAO compatible cockpit instruments Key features Obsolescence problem solution European navigation standard Emergency Guard Receiver installed The original communication. air traffic control and ground or marine forces.

Radio Altimeter The original radio altimeter has been retained and is integrated with the upgraded avionics system. The unit also has a Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) function.air traffic identity (military/civil) • Mode C . AERO Vodochody a. Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110. The GPS receiver automatically selects signals from four or more satellites to calculate three-dimensional position.Navigation GPS The Global Positioning System (GPS) is the primary navigation system for the upgraded L-39ZO. VOR/ILS The VOR/ILS navigation receiver provides radio navigation aids for en-route and landing operations and generates information for display on both the Horizontal Situation Indicator (HSI) and the Radio Magnetic Indicator (RMI). Unlike ground-based navigation systems.s.cz. 95 % of the time. http://www. The following modes are supported: • Mode 3/A . Fax: +420 283 970 038. Transponder The Transponder (XPDR) receives and decodes interrogations. providing only a line-of-sight distance measurement between the aircraft and a selected DME ground station. Automatic Direction Finder The Bendix/King KDF 806A Automatic Direction Finder (ADF) is a „backup“ system for the VHF equipment and can be used when the line-of-sight transmission becomes unreliable or when there is no VOR equipment on the ground. E-mail: mr@aero. the system accuracy reaches at least 100 meters horizontally and 140 meters vertically. The system gives the VOR (VHF Omni-directional Ranging) guidance for en-route navigation. velocity and time. 250 70 Odolena Voda 374.aero. The transceiver can be controlled from a dedicated control panel in both cockpits and generates information for display on both the HSI and the RMI. TACAN/DME The Tactical Air Navigation System (TACAN) measures the azimuth and line-of-sight distance between the aircraft and a selected TACAN ground station. the ILS (Instrument Landing System) guidance information for landing operations and the MKR (Marker) function. encodes a selected reply and transmits the reply through a proper channel. Using the unencrypted coarse acquisition navigation signal (C/A code). the GPS provides global coverage with virtually no signal inaccuracies associated with propagation in the earth's atmosphere.altitude reporting (military/civil) The pressure altitude is given directly by the encoding altimeter to support C mode altitude reporting. The ADF can receive both the AM radio station and the NonDirectional Beacon (NDB) for navigation on instrument approach procedures..cz . which is available to all users. which indicates proximity to the landing area.

which is the true core of the unit. The new controls and displays installed comprise: • Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) • UHF/VHF Radio • VHF Radio (standby) • Attitude Heading and Reference System (AHRS) • Air Data Computer (ADC) • GPS Receiver • Radio Altimeter • Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) • VOR/ILS Navigation Receiver (VOR/ILS) • Transponder (XPDR) • Flight Data Recorder (FDR) Communication Communication is secured by means of a two-band UHF/VHF radio and a standby VHF radio.0 MHz. The UHF/VHF and the VHF radios. The co-operating subsystems (sensors). such as the AHRS. the ADC and the VOR/ILS. and the XPDR are stand-alone. The use of civil data buses enables an easy maintenance and troubleshooting process. communicate with the core via the ARINC-429 data bus. such as the radio altimeter and the optional ADF. off-the-shelf units and is the best trade-off between performance and price. excellent mission efficiency and an extremely high level of flight safety. Channel spacing of 25 kHz and 8. advanced displays with excellent image viewing resolution and simple controls. rely on analog and DC sine and cosine data respectively.975 MHz in the UHF band. for communication with other aircraft. Channel spacing of 25 kHz and 8.33 kHz is available and there are guard channels with a frequency of 121. air traffic control and ground or marine forces. allowing high-level data integration and task automation. The avionics system employs powerful processors. Ground Support Equipment (GSE) is not required either.33 kHz is available. while the GPS receiver and the AIU use the RS-232 bus. This results in effective training.000 and 136.5 or 243. the intercom. complicated and excessively sophisticated testers are not needed. Other systems. The L-39 avionics concept is based on the well-proven. . The two-band UHF/VHF radio covers the frequency ranges between 118 and 155.975 MHz in the VHF band and between 225 and 399. and thus fully independent from the rest of the avionics package. and in addition expensive.975 MHz in the VHF band. The standby radio (optional) covers the frequency range between 118. reduced pilot workload. commercial.Avionics Upgrade 2 Modification to ICAO compatible cockpit using Multifunction Displays Key features Obsolescence problem solution European navigation standard Emergency Guard Receiver installed Excellent navigation capability using color displays The avionics system is built around the Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS).

relative closure rate and time to station information. and all sensors are connected to the displays in parallel. VOR/ILS The VOR/ILS navigation receiver provides radio navigation aids for en-route and landing operations. The aircraft must remain stationary during the alignment: the EFIS will not display the attitude until the AHRS has successfully initialized.cz . Both values are displayed on the EFIS PFD. Each display is comprised of a highbrightness backlit LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) screen. combined VOR/ILS/DME control panel located in the cockpit (one in each cockpit) and generates information for display on the EFIS PFD. altitude and heading).cz. heading. TO/FROM and deviation from the selected course information. 3-D navigation data and more. Navigation Display (ND) Symbology The ND is presented either in a conventional HSI format or a moving map (arc or centered). The radio altimeter output is routed to the EFIS for display. 250 70 Odolena Voda 374. E-mail: mr@aero. PFD Symbology The PFD combines analog and digital Pitot-Static information. the AHRS performs a 45-second alignment. The EFIS continuously monitors the GPS status. Each display is driven by its own internal processor.aero. The moving map is vector-based and uses the Jeppesen NavData and other databases to display airports. Radio Altimeter The Radio Altimeter performs height above the ground measurements from 0 to 2. The transceiver is controlled from the remote. On start-up. navigation aids. The transceiver is controlled from the remote. glide slope (GS) and marker beacon (MKR) transmissions. The Instrument Landing System (ILS) function provides guidance information for landing operations by receiving and processing localizer (LOC). which gives the aircraft attitude.500 feet (750 meters). attitude. and wind information on the PFD and MFD (in a moving map format). The maximum pitch and roll rates for the AHRS are ± 600o per second. The transceiver gives slant range. two control knobs and an optional slip/skid indicator. DME The Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) measures the line-of-sight distance between the aircraft and a selected DME ground station. Objects shown in the virtual background.altitude reporting (military/civil) AERO Vodochody a. which provides the pilots with aircraft system control and information required during individual flight phases. eight buttons. http://www. overlaid on a „virtual“ background of the outside world. airspace and winds.Controls and Displays Electronic Flight Instrument System The cockpit controls and displays are represented by the Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS). encodes a selected reply and transmits the reply through a proper channel. heading and flight dynamics information to the EFIS. strap-down inertial measurement system uses Fiber Optic-rate Gyros (FOGs) and micromechanical accelerometers. such as enroute navigation or landing. GPS Receiver The GPS receiver sends position and integrity data to the EFIS. are displayed in a way that is user-friendly for the pilot (proper scale and perspective according to the aircraft's position. so each display is independent from all the others. The following modes are supported: • Mode 3/A .air traffic identity (military/civil) • Mode C . Fax: +420 283 970 038.s. navigation. Transponder The Transponder (XPDR) receives and decodes interrogations. one pair in each cockpit. What is shown on the screen is a simulation of a day VFR view from the aircraft's front cockpit). The Decision Height (DH) is selectable from the EFIS. The navigation receiver provides bearing to the station. including approaches and runways. combined VOR/ILS/DME control panel located in the cockpit (one in each cockpit) and generates information for display on the EFIS PFD. Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110. This highly reliable. The EFIS consists of two 5 x 4 inch Primary Flight Displays (PFD) and two 5 x 4 inch Multi-Function Displays (MFD). All displays communicate with (but do not rely upon) each other. The VHF Omni-directional Ranging (VOR) function provides guidance information for en-route navigation.. which are „strapped down“ to the principal aircraft axes. which in turn presents the useful position. Navigation Attitude Heading and Reference System The Attitude Heading and Reference System (AHRS) is an all-attitude inertial sensor system.

The HUD display provides a 25° total field-of-view display and is capable of operating in stroke mode.Avionics Upgrade 3 Installation of HUD together with HOTAS Key features Head-Up Display (HUD) Hands on Throttle and Stick (HOTAS) Advanced Weapon Control System The High Level Avionics System is based on an integrated. This approach provides the modularity needed for easily tailored avionics configuration according to specific customer’s requirements. Navigation and weapon delivery information is projected onto its dual combiner glass. without the need for a head-down cockpit operation during critical phases of the mission. while he is looking out of the cockpit. keeping the pilot fully informed. . excellent mission efficiency and an extremely high-level flight safety. open and flexible architecture with full redundancy. advanced displays and simple controls. The avionics system uses powerful processors. together with the L-39 „Glass Cockpit“. The new controls and displays installed comprise: • Mission Computer • Head-Up Display (HUD) • HUD Repeater • Multi-Function Display (MFD) • Up-Front Control Panel (UFCP) • HOTAS Grips for throttle and control stick • Electronic Standby Instrument System (ESIS) • VHF/UHF Radio • VHF Radio • Embedded GPS/INS (EGI) • Air Data Computer • Total Air Temperature Sensor • AOA Computer • TACAN/DME Navigation Receiver • VOR/ILS Navigation Receiver • IFF Transponder • Flight Data Recorder (FDR) • Audio/video Recorder The Head-Up Display (front cockpit) is the primary flight instrument and weapon delivery display. reduced pilot workload. allowing for high-level data integration and task automation. results in an effective training. It allows the pilot to select various system modes and manually enter numerical data into the system. The Up-Front Control Panel (UFCP) is included on the lower face of the HUD. This. Input signals are generated by the Mission Computer (MC).

HOTAS The Hands-On-Throttle-And-Stick (HOTAS) concept enables the pilot to perform efficiently during high-g or high threat maneuvers.Mode En-route .s. system status and weapon delivery presentations.Lead Computing Optical Sight (LCOS) Submode Continuously Computed Impact Point (CCIP) Mode Continuously Computed Release Point (CCRP) Mode Dive Toss Mode (DTOS) Manual (MAN) Dogfight Override (DGFT) Master Mode • Air-to-Air Master Mode • Air-to-Ground Master Mode - AERO Vodochody a. The information displayed is consistent with the hierarchy of avionics Master Modes.cz . E-mail: mr@aero. Modes and Submodes as follows: • Navigation Master .Approach .cz. http://www. only the data relevant to individual mission phases are displayed on the HUD and MFDs. Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110.Multi-Function Displays Both cockpits include full color Multi-Function Displays (MFDs). encodes a selected reply and transmits the reply through a proper channel. the pilot can control all mission critical systems.Continuously Computed Impact Line (CCIL) Submode . by locating all critical controls for an air-to-air and air-to-ground attack on the control stick and throttle. Each MFD incorporates active matrix LCD technology and a bezel surrounding the perimeter of the displayable area. Both cockpits also feature a number of instruments. The primary task of the MFD is to display the picture supplied by the Mission Computer and to process the pilot control inputs. Without removing his hands from the stick and throttle. Fax: +420 283 970 038..aero. serving as a back up and/or providing supplementary information. navigation. IFF Transponder The Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponder system receives and decodes interrogations. Any of the available display formats can be selected for presentation on either or both of the MFDs in each cockpit. The bezel includes sixteen optionally selected push buttons that allow the pilot to issue control commands for subsystem mode selection and data entry. The MFD displays a variety of display formats for communication. The following IFF modes are supported: • • • • Mode Mode Mode Mode 1 2 3/A C security identity (military) personnel identity (military) air traffic identity (military/civil) altitude reporting (military/civil) Scope For minimum pilot workload and maximum effectiveness of his operation. identification. 250 70 Odolena Voda 374.

failure tracking and storage.Data Recording Modification Key features Electronic recording device Easy data downloading and evaluation Maintenance free unit Flight Data Recorder The Flight Data Recorder (FDR) is intended for recording aircraft systems operation and crash parameters. The FDR is used as a direct replacement of the SARPP-12G recorder. The recorder is installed on its original position on the left side of the aircraft tail part. Portable memory unit (left) and PC with evaluation software (right) . The data can be loaded either directly to the PC or via the PMU-F portable memory unit. using the original sensors and system wiring. All items necessary for installation are provided in the installation kit. Old SARPP-12G Installation (top) and new FDR Installation (bottom) Data from the FDR can be easily loaded onto a personal computer (PC) for debriefing.

records flight parameters.aero. E-mail: mr@aero. Flight data recorder (left) and data acquisition unit (right) form the core of DARS Debriefing Aids The Debriefing Aids form an integral part of the DARS. is recorded simultaneously with the video. and monitors aircraft loading. The recorded data provide a complex debriefing capability for pilot monitoring. The recorded data can be used for debriefing the pilot’s operation.Advanced Data Recording Options The L-39 aircraft can be equipped with optional advanced recording systems for fast and complex mission planning and debriefing. Audio material. Space and Position Information (TSPI). 250 70 Odolena Voda 374. Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110. Audio/Video Recorder The ruggedized Video Tape Recorder (VTR) ensures a qualified and proven system for reliable recording of the HUD symbology and the outside view as received from the HUD Camera. as well as for bomb damage assessment and reconnaissance purposes. provided by the intercom system. http://www. It also contains a survivable crash recorder unit. Fax: +420 283 970 038.s. The VTR can record up to 120 minutes. The recorded data can be evaluated on the Mission Debriefing and Analysis Workstation (MDAW). Data Acquisition and Recording System The Data Acquisition and Recording System (DARS) collects and records aircraft systems status and operation data.mission execution .cz .. weapon effectiveness or tactical situation.mission debriefing phases in the same manner as with supersonic aircraft. The purpose of these aids is to support training of future combat pilots in the complete loop of mission planning . including a 3D presentation of Time. Mission Debriefing and Analysis Workstation (MDAW) software AERO Vodochody a.cz.

The GPS receiver automatically selects signals from four or more of the most conveniently located satellites to calculate a three-dimensional position.GPS Installation Key features Precise navigation in all weather conditions Independence from ground stations The L-39 navigation system can be enhanced by employing the Global Positioning System (GPS). velocity and time.it determines its location in terms of latitude and longitude. The GPS system can be controlled from a dedicated control panel with an integrated alphanumeric display located in the front cockpit. the system accuracy reaches at least 100 meters horizontally and 140 meters vertically. Using the unencrypted coarse acquisition navigational signal (C/A code). the GPS provides global coverage. 95 % of the time. Unlike ground-based navigation systems. The GPS is an "earth-oriented" navigation system . GPS Control Unit . which consists of 21 active and 3 standby satellites. with virtually no signal inaccuracies associated with propagation in the earth's atmosphere.

The LCD is the familiar yellow-on-black display. The GPS system is IFR approach certified under TSO C129a A1 and offers a very high-definition moving map. This card is a removable part of the GPS Control Unit. This system provides two strengths: crisp. The moving map image on the GPS is exceptionally sharp.cz. 250 70 Odolena Voda 374. continuous 1.cz . 12 parallel channel receiver..s. which allows flying non-precision approaches to airports with the GPS and overlay procedures. • A view of the nearest 9 waypoints within 200 NM of the aircraft current position.aero.The GPS Control Unit provides two basic modes of navigation • Direct navigation . simultaneously tracks and uses up to 12 satellites 15 seconds (warm). 45 seconds (cold) 1/second. Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110. E-mail: mr@aero. http://www. Fax: +420 283 970 038.a fast way to set a course to a destination waypoint from the current position • Route navigation .000 user-defined 20 reversible routes of up to 31 waypoints each Storage for comments on up to 250 waypoints 9 user checklists of up to 30 items each AERO Vodochody a. A photocell in the display automatically controls the intensity of the backlight and will reverse the display from black-on-yellow to yellow-on-black for maximum contrast in daylight or nighttime viewing. The highresolution display is readable from every angle in all lighting conditions. it supports • An approach navigation mode. Technical characteristics GPS Receiver: Acquisition Time: Update Rate: User Customization Waypoints: Flight Plans: Comments: Checklists: PhaseTrac12™. high-detail moving map technology and approach-certified IFR GPS receivers.allows to create a chain of waypoints to fly in sequence In addition. using information contained in the Jeppesen Nav Data card. Pilots may optionally make these adjustments manually according to their individual preferences.

after the PTT key is pressed. Main radio and control panels .33 kHz is available and there are guard channels with a frequency of 121. Communication is secured by means of one two-band main UHF/VHF radio and by one standby VHF radio. for communication with other aircraft and air traffic control. Channel spacing of 25 kHz and 8. the obsolete R-832 M radio and the SPU9 intercom are replaced with two new VHF/UHF radio stations with an emergency receiver and a VHF station.975 MHz in the VHF band and the radio frequency range from 225. The main UHF/VHF radio covers the radio frequency range from 118.975 MHz in the UHF band.5 or 243. L-59. as well as with MI-8. The radio set is used with many different aircraft types. L-410. AN-24. such as L-29. used in many Air Forces worldwide. In the transmitting mode.Communication System Upgrade Replacement of the original R-832 radio by a Czech radio station Key features High reliability in extreme climate conditions Emergency Guard Receiver installed Channel Spacing of 25 kHz and 8. L-39.0 MHz. TU-154.000 to 399.33 kHz To enhance radio-communication capability and reliability of the L-39 aircraft. Each control panel tunes the radio (either via preset channels or by a direct frequency selection) and also acts as an intercom system. The radio is controlled from both cockpits by dedicated control panels. the rear pilot has a priority over the front one. AN-26. MI-2. MIG-21. Up to 20 channels can be preset for the radio.000 to 155. MI-17 helicopters.

.33 kHz is available.975 MHz 25 kHz (8. Only the front cockpit is capable of radio control.cz.975 MHz 225. the rear cockpit can only receive and signal. 250 70 Odolena Voda 374.399. 120 km at H = 1.33 kHz min.000 m Standby radio The standby VHF radio covers the frequency range between 118. 120 km at H = 1.000 .cz . 6 W for 8.000 . Technical characteristic: Frequency range (VHF) Band frequency distribution HF efficiency Sensitivity for (S+N)/N = 6 dB Range 118.975 MHz in the VHF band.000 .000 m AERO Vodochody a.aero.Technical characteristics Frequency range (VHF) (UHF) Band freq.33 kHz) 25 kHz full: min. 15 W reduced: 6 ± 2 W 90 % ± 10 % min.155. http://www.000 and 136. 3 µV min.33 kHz) min.975 MHz 25 kHz (8. distribution (VHF) (UHF) HF efficiency (switchable) Depth of modulation Sensitivity for (S+N)/N = 15 dB Range 118. Channel spacing of 25 kHz and 8.16 W for 25 kHz min. The radio has a 20-channel preset feature.136. Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110. Fax: +420 283 970 038. E-mail: mr@aero.s. 3 µV min. The radio control panel is an integral part of the transceiver block.

attitude and flight path. including zero speed . within the envelope. Safe escape is provided for most combinations of the aircraft altitude. .Escape System Upgrade Key features Zero speed .zero altitude. speed. The VS-2 ejection seat is cartridge operated and rocket assisted.zero altitude capability Automatic sequence including canopy jettison Faster and safer ejection than with VS-1/BRI seat The Upgraded Escape System provides a fully automated survivable escape regardless of the aircraft orientation.

• Drogue deployment.Independent canopy jettison by the canopy jettison handle located in both cockpits.cz.s. 250 70 Odolena Voda 374. Fax: +420 283 970 038. http://www.Main system features • Zero speed .. Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110. • Manual pilot/seat separation system in case of an automatic release failure • Automatic survival kit lowering • Integrated harness and leg restraint system • Integrated Emergency Oxygen System • Accommodates a wide range of aircrew population VS-2 ejection seat (1) and Miniature Detonating Cord . a canopy jettison and a fragmentation system.cz .aero. E-mail: mr@aero.MDC (2) The system is comprised of two lightweight fully automatic VS-2 ejection seats.zero altitude capability • Fully automatic sequencing • Dual redundant system (main electro-pyrotechnic system and independent standby pyrotechnic system) • Automatic canopy jettison: .Canopy jettison at a speed over 310 km/h (167 kt) . VS-2 ejection seat high-speed testing AERO Vodochody a.Ejection through the canopy transparency in case of an electric power supply failure or a failure of the canopy jettison or the MDC . pilot/seat separation and parachute deployment are automatically controlled.Canopy fragmentation by the Miniature Detonating Cord (MDC) at lower speeds • Backup capability: .

Ni-Cd battery A 20-vented nickel-cadmium cells alkaline battery with welded polyamide cases is provided. Comprehensive Built-In-Tests (BIT) provide self-testing of the oxygen monitor and eliminate the need for all organization-level support equipment.C. The installation kit for onboard battery temperature indication is provided for the aircraft. ZA and ZO. which was originally equipped with an acid battery.Systems Upgrade Key features Independence from the ground oxygen sources High-performance Ni-Cd battery External lights improvement Highlight aircraft trajectory during air show OBOGS installation • No high pressure bottles • Independence from the ground oxygen sources • Shorter pre-flight maintenance The OBOGS (On-Board Oxygen Generating System) system is easy to maintain and provides oxygen for the crew as long as the engine is running. before electrical power is supplied to the aircraft systems • as an emergency power in flight in case of a power supply system failure The battery is fully compatible with all types of the L-39 aircraft . It can be used: • to start the APU in reference to the aircraft system • on the ground. The battery is connected to the aircraft DC power supply system. .

The system is reliable and easy to maintain. Fax: +420 283 970 038.aero.. allowing safe night formation flights. AERO Vodochody a. It is controlled by a switch located on the throttle in the front cockpit. the smoke trace generator for the L-39 aircraft is used for creating a colored smoke trace in the exhaust flow of hot gas behind the aircraft. Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110.External lights installation To increase the safety of the air traffic and situation awareness.s.cz. Anti-collision light Formation Light Smoke generation system To highlight the aircraft trajectory during an air show or public display. E-mail: mr@aero.cz . http://www. anti-collision lights can be installed as well as luminescent formation lights. 250 70 Odolena Voda 374.

5 139. the HUD display is used for aiming.000 ±0.810 410 86. The range of weapons is close to the L-59T range.75° HMP 400 12.5 94 M=0.75° Service life (fired rounds) Harmonization capability (°) .75 Altitude 40.7 1.5 100. Machine-gun pod Caliber (mm) Firing rate (rounds/min) Rounds number Dimensions (mm) Length Diameter Weight (kg) Empty Loaded After firing Flight limitations HMP 250 12.000 Load factor +11.000 ±0.5 / -6.5 104 M=0.Weapon System Modification Key features Four NATO compatible weapon stations Machine-gun capability Western weapon capability (Mk81. otherwise. Weapons can be loaded onto four under-wing pylons. If the aircraft is not equipped with the HUD display.000 ft Load factor +11.7 1. This gun is replaced by the HMP 250 or HMP 400 machine-gun pod made by the Belgium company FN Herstal (see the following table).5 100.025 ± 75 250 1. The weapon system is controlled by the dedicated Weapon Control Panel located on the left side of the instrument panel in the front cockpit.810 410 86 118.75 Altitude 40. excluding the GSh-23 gun. CRV-7. AIM-9) The aircraft weapon system can be modified to the western type using 14" lugs.5 / -6. aiming is secured by a simple optical gyroscopic sight. Mk82.025 ± 75 400 1.

AERO Vodochody a. 2 x LAU 5002 2 x Machine Gun.2 x FUEL TANK 4 x LAU 5002 (6 x CRV-7) 2 x FUEL TANK.7 2 x Machine Gun. 2 x FUEL TANK 2 x Machine Gun. The range of the aircraft with external fuel tanks has increased by 40 %. 2 x Mk 82 2 x FUEL TANK. Fax: +420 283 970 038. 2 x Mk 82 2 x Mk 82. 2 x Mk 82 Weapons can be loaded in the following configuration (which can be modified according to the customer's specification) The inner pair of stations is modified to accommodate fuel tanks with the capacity of 350 l.cz. 250 70 Odolena Voda 374. 2 x LAU 5002 2 x Machine Gun 12.aero. Czech Republic Tel: +420 255 763 110.s. http://www. 2 x LAU 5002 2 x FUEL TANK.. 2 x AIM-9 4 x Mk 81 4 x Mk 82 2 x Mk 81. E-mail: mr@aero.cz .