A young boy gets shown a Czech air force Aero L-159 Alca multi-role aircraft at the Malta International Airshow 2014

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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.
Location: Malta International Airport, Luqa, Malta