MILAVIA > Aircraft > L-159 ALCA Last updated: 2 May 2009
MILAVIA Aircraft - Aero L-159 ALCA

Technical Specifications Aero L-159

Powerplant: one 28.58 kN (6,300 lb st) Honeywell/ITEC F124-GA-100 non-afterburning turbofan

Dimensions: length 12.72m (41 ft 8 in); height 4.87m (16 ft); wing span 9.54m (31 ft 3 in)

Weights: empty 4350kg (9,590 lb); Max Take-Off Weight 8000 kg (17,637 lb); internal fuel 1596 kg (5,159 lb); max fuel 2973 kg (6,554 lb)

Performance: max level speed 936 km/h (582 mph); max climb rate 53 m/s (10,422 ft/min); ceiling 13200m (43,300 ft); range on internal fuel 1570km (850 nm); max range 2250km (1,215 nm)

Design load factor: +8/-4 G

Armament: up to 2340 kg (5,159 lb) of AGM-65 Maverick air-to-surface missiles, Mk.82 free-fall bombs, CBU-87 cluster bombs, LAU-5002 rocket launchers, AIM-9M Sidewinder air-to-air missiles, 20mm gunpod, auxiliary fuel tanks, recce pod, TIALD pod, and equivalent weapons and pods if integrated.

    Sources:
  • Keijsper, G., (2007), Against All Odds, Air Forces Monthly #230, May 2007, pp.44-49, Key Publishing Inc., 2007, UK.