The aircraft L-159 ALCA The presentation of the Czech subsonic fighter Investigator: Cpl. Bc. Miroslav Hovorka BRNO 2013 Content L-159 and its versions Cockpit, Multifunction Display Armament (SMS) Expansion of the aircraft Sources Advanced Light Combat Aircaft „ L-159 is a lightweight multi-role combat aircraft designed primarily to support ground forces, reconnaissance and limited to air combat. “ (MoD CZ) L-159 ALCA A two-seat version for training purposes. L-159 B ALCA was converted to the two seat version. L-159 T1 Basic Tactical-technical Data 936 km per hour 2,130 (1,225) km/h 13,200 metres 15,452 metres Operation range without add.fuel tanks: 1,570 km 2,000 km Operation range with additional fuel tanks: 2,530 km 3,200 km 725 metres 800 metres Honeywell F124-GA-100 Volvo Aero RM 12 28 kN 54 kN (80,5 kN) Wingspan: 9.54 metres 8,40 metres Length: 12.73 metres 14.10 metrs Height: 4.77 metres 4.70 metres Weight of empty aircraft: 4,360 kg 5,670 kg Maximum take-off weight: 8,000 kg 13,000 kg Payload: 2,700 kg 4,200 kg +8 g / -4 g +9 g / -4 g Maximum cruise speed: Flight ceiling: Minimum length of RWY: Engine unit: Maximum thrust of engine: Maximum G-load Factor In comparison with JAS 39-C Gripen Pilot’s view (L-159 cockpit) Night view Multifunction Display Manufactured by VDOT System, Inc. show information control systems part of integrated weaponnavigation set Weapons • capable of carrying a wide range of NATO standard weapons Store management system No. pylon Carrying capacity SMS page of the first aircraft An unwanted aircraft 72 aircraft were produced 25 in service (6 are L159T1) 3 were exchanged for CASA C-295M, then sold to USA 2 were destroyed 36 are stored in Aero Vodochody Sources Official websites (MoD, AERO Vodochody a.s., Air Base Čáslav) http://www.army.cz/scripts/detail.php?id=6674 http://www.army.cz/scripts/detail.php?id=6204 http://www.aero.cz/en/l-159-combat-and-training-system.html http://www.afbcaslav.cz/index.php/cs/zakladna/category/37-l-159-alca Professional websites http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/l159/ http://www.milavia.net/aircraft/l-159/l-159.htm http://aviationintel.com/2012/10/12/iraq-to-buy-24-aero-vodochody-l-159s- usa-should-immedietly-purchase-the-rest-for-afghanistan/ http://www.milinternational.eu/photo-gallery/l-159-alca http://www.letectvi.cz/letectvi/Topic2.html http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/ain-defense-perspective/2012-1019/iraq-selects-aero-vodochody-l-159-training-needs Are you able to launch the AGM-65B? Thank you for your attention.