The Aero L-39 Albatros is an excellent aircraft. Its robust design gives it a unique combination of high-performance and ease of operation. Code 1 Aviation’s experience with custom instruments, avionics, cockpits, extra fuel capacity, and several other modifications have helped you make your Albatros unique and your own. Now, with Code 1’s engineering expertise, you can take your jet to the next level of performance and reliability with Garrett’s proven TFE731 family of turbofan engines.
In less time than it takes for the original AI-25TL be overhauled in Ukraine, Code 1's airframe modification experts will convert your L-39 to operate with the TFE731 turbofan engine. Over those 18 weeks, we remove components made redundant and modify all systems necessary to interface with the new engine. Finally, our experienced test pilots complete the FAA-required Phase 1 flight testing, so you are delivered a jet that is faster, more efficient, and ready for years of hassle-free flying. Keep scrolling to learn more.
Below is an excellent video from Honeywell describing the TFE731 family of engines.