Aircraft used by Baltic Bees Jet Team is the L-39C Albatros, a tandem 2-seat jet training aircraft. It is developed by Aero Vodochody in former Czechoslovakia.
Now the plane has found wide popularity all over the world, both among private owners and aerobatic jet teams. Airplane is possessing good technical and aerodynamic characteristics. Also it has a simplicity in control. L-39C Albatros has zero-height ejection seats for both pilot and trainee.
- Maximum speed 560 miles/h
- Maximum rate of climb 22 m/s
(internal fuel) 2 hr 20 min
(10% reserve) 840km 450miles
Engine: AI-25TL 1720 kg (3800 lbs thrust) twin-shaft turbofan jet engine
|Wing area||202 ft|
|Empty weight||7200 lbs|
|Maximum speed||560 mph|
|Stall speed (with flaps)||105 mph|
|Maximum rate of climb||4330 fpm|
|Service ceiling||37700 ft|
|Maximum range (10 % reserve):||450 nm|