Let L-410 - Kunovice, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 02.098 E 017° 27.487
33U E 679658 N 5434254
Quick Description: A prototype of Let L-410 in Kunovice Aviation Museum
Location: Zlínský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 2/11/2019 12:02:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM102D2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
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Long Description:
Kunovice Aviation Museum was founded in 1970 by members of the Moravian Aeroclub, Alois Hrácek and Jirí Marek. Initially it was built as a museum or cooperative aircraft produced in a factory in Kunovice (visit link) .

The air museum at Kunovice focuses its exhibition primarily on aircraft built by the Let company (visit link) , which has its headquarters at the Kunovice airport (visit link) . Let was originally established as a branch of the Prague based Avia company in 1936 assigned to do maintenance on Avia built aircraft. Let came into its own as a manufacturer in the 1950s initially by producing designs of other companies.

The museum’s collection also includes a selection of former Czechoslovak air force aircraft including MiG-15, MiG-19 and MiG-21 fighter jets as well as Sukhoi Su-7 attack aircraft, a Mil Mi-4 helicopter and two variants of the Avia Av-14 transport, the Av-14 being the Czech license built version of the Illyushin Il-14.


Let L-410
The Let L-410 Turbolet is a twin-engine short-range transport aircraft, manufactured by the Czech aircraft manufacturer Let Kunovice (named Aircraft Industries since 2005), often used as an airliner. The aircraft is capable of landing on short and unpaved runways and operating under extreme conditions from +50 °C (122 °F) to -50 °C (-58 °F). In 2016, 1,200 L-410 have been built and over 350 are in service in more than 50 countries.

Source and more information: (visit link)


Let XL-410 - OK-ZKA
Date of Production: 1969
Serial Number / Registration Code: OK-ZKA
Date of Decommissioning: 1978
More information: (visit link) (visit link)
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): Let L-410

Tail Number: (S/N): OK-ZKA

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Kunovice Aviation Museum

inside / outside: outside

Access restrictions:
https://www.museum-kunovice.cz/muzeum/otviraci-doba2/


Other Information:: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of aircraft (required - will be interesting to see if the aircraft is ever repainted or progress if being restored)
Photo of serial number (required unless there is not one or it is a replica)
Photo(s) of any artwork on the aircraft (optional but interesting)

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