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L-159 ALCA (Advanced Light Combat Aircraft)


  • Latest generation Honeywell/ITEC F124-GA-100 turbofan engine (Max. thrust 28 kN)
  • 7 pylons - 6 under wing and 1 under the fuselage centreline
  • Head-Up Display, Head-Down Displays, Multi mode pulse Doppler Radar
  • Radar Warning Receiver and Countermeasures Dispensers
  • HOTAS Controls
  • OBOGS (On-Board Oxygen Generating System), OBIGGS (Fuel tanks inerting system)
  • APU, 0-0 Ejection Seat

Modifications : - L159A - single seat light multi-role combat version
- L159B - two seat light combat/lead-in trainer version

Max. level speed 936 km/hr (505 KTAS)
Max. rate of climb 62.1 m/s (12,210 ft/min)
Load factor +8g/-4g
Max. ramp weight 8,000kg (17,637 lb)
Service ceiling 13,200 m (43,300 ft)
Internal fuel 1,547 kg (3,411 lb)
Total fuel (int.+4 x ext.) 2,924 kg (6,447 lb)
Max. range (int. fuel only) 1,570 km (850 nm)
Max. range (int., ext. fuel) 2,530 km (1,350 nm)

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