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1983 Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros

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Registration: N39XK
Serial Number: L332441

TTAF: 1563
TBO: 750
SMOH: 315
APU Type: Safire 5

Original military paint & exterior
Restoration work performed 2003:

- Removed all internal fuel bladders and replaced with new tanks that were manufactured in 2003
- Leak check good
- Removed all unnecessary wiring and equipment from fuselage, tail and wing. Inspected all attach points on wing and tail.
- Magnafluxed all wing and tail bolts. Installed wing and tail in accordance with manufacture technical manuals.
- Cleaned all hydraulic filters and serviced hydraulic system. Performed all hydraulic tests on hydraulic mule.
- All systems operate normal and leak check good.
- Removed all flight controls and serviced bearings and replaced worn dust covers.
- Checked all flight controls for proper deflection angles.
- Serviced all rod end bearings in wing and fuselage and replaced worn dust covers.
- Replaced all pitot/ static rubber lines in wing and fuselage.
- Replaced control rod pressure seals with new.
- Replaced all wheel bearings with new and installed all new tires.
- Mounted ballast in nose section. Mounted new battery in nose section and rewired with new battery connector.
- Hydrostatically tested oxygen, nitrogen and fire bottles.
- Serviced air cycle machine with Mobil jet 2 synthetic.
- Depreserved engine and sapphire and serviced in accordance with manufacture technical manuals.

Received a complete , 400 hr inspection/restoration by Aero-Contact (November 2003); 100 hr inspection by Mark Hancock (November 2005)
- Performed several engine starts and also performed multiple low and high speed taxi tests.
- All systems operate normal and in accordance with manufacture technical manuals. - All of the following inspections have been accomplished along with the assembly; six-month 50hour,
twelve month 100-hour, 200-hour and 400-hour inspections.
- Performed weight and balance computation with equipment list.
- Aircraft has been certified to have been inspected on November 9th, 2005 in accordance with the scope and detail of FAA approved maintenance program for L-39C Albatross dated 11-1-2005
and FAR 43 appendix D, and was determined to be in condition for safe operation.

Original military interior
Restoration work performed 2003:

Removed ejection seats and removed rocket motors from both seats.
- Replaced front altimeter with new. Airspeed, vertical speed and all annunciators were silk screened in English.
- Serviced Canopy jettisons cylinders and recovered.
- Reinstalled ejection seats and placarded not operative. Parachutes were repacked and installed on seats.

No radios
• Altimeter, airspeed indicator are installed and converted to mph.

Aircraft is completely airworthy but has not been flown since the restoration, a 100 hour inspection is due May 2006 and is synonymous w/ an annual (w/ experimental aircraft like the L39, an A and P can perform the 100 hour inspection); as of January 2005, you must acquire an experimental type rating to fly L39, Blue Mountain EFIS system (instrument panel) is a very popular, turn key avionics pkg

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