[MKD144007] Aero L-29 Delfin C&M + 1/144 decals

PUBLISHED IN 2011

The publication has 28 pages; it includes a total of 49 overall and detailed photographs, 12 pages of colour camouflage schemes and their description. Text in English. A comprehensive decal sheet is added for modellers' convenience. The following aircraft are depicted on the decal sheet: Czechoslovak Air Force (2x), Czech Air Force (2x), Slovak Air Force (1x), Soviet Air Force (1x), East German Air Force (1x), Bulgarian Air Force (1x), Indonesian Air Force (1x), Egyptian Air Force (1x), Iraqi Air Force (1x) and Georgian Air Force (1x).

  • Authors: Michal Ovčáčík and Karel Susa
  • ISBN: 978-80-86637-38-9

 

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Description

During the last four decades of the twentieth century, the elegant Aero L-29 was the most widely used jet trainer of the Eastern Bloc air forces, with the exception of Poland, and also of a number of developing countries. In addition to its primary and advanced pilot training roles, the aeroplane was used for bombing and rocket attack training and it was also modified for reconnaissance duties. With more than 3,600 Delfins built, Czechoslovakia became one of the biggest jet trainer aircraft producers at the time, testifying to the type’s timeless design.