Overview: Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros
The L-39 Albatros is the most popular trainer jet in the world and has been adopted by over 30 airforces worldwide. Ideal for basic and advanced training, the L-39 has also been used in military roles such as for ground-attack and reconnaissance. Built in the early 1970’s, the Albatros continues to be one of the most versatile, agile and easiest to fly small fighter jets in the world. Although the original L-39 Albatros has been discontinued since 1996, it is still widely flown worldwide and upgraded models have since been introduced to continue the popularity of this highly agile jet. Built by Aero Vodochody in Czechoslovakia, the L-39 is regarded as one of the best military trainer aircraft in the world and has been adopted by various flight display teams for its compact size and unrivalled agility.