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.
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