The Aero L-159 ALCA is a Czech-built multi-role combat aircraft. It is in service with the Czech Air Force. It is derived from the Aero L-59 Super Albatros.
Top speed: 936 km/h
Range: 1,570 km
Weight: 4,350 kg
Wingspan: 9.52 m
Manufacturer: Aero Vodochody
Engine type: Honeywell/ITEC F124
Unit cost: 13,000,000–13,000,000 USD (2003), 15,000,000–17,000,000 USD
The photograph was taken at the Malta International Airshow during the 50th year of Maltese independence. The pilot's name and rank are visible on his uniform.