Nice and rare photos of SyAAF L-39 Albatros been taken some few days before the annual parade in Rasm Al Abboud training air base; The above reg. 2052.
Close shoot to an L-39 reg. 2090 looks locally repainted.
Syria used to operate around 100 L-39's, the majority is ZO variant.
Another photo for the same 2090.
These aircraft were distributed into 3 bases : Rasm Al Abboud, Ksheish and formerly Abu Dhhour.
The reg. number here is not readable, but looks 209x
Training for the aerobatic team which contains four aircraft with permanent plain color for each one extracted from the colors of Syrian flag...Black, White, Red and Green.
16 L-39's forming the word "Asad" in Arabic.
Amazing shoot shows an L-39 and Gazelle above, with one of the phased out Meteors Night Fighter Mk.13 in Rasm Al Abboud air base !!
Gear and flaps downed preparing for landing.
Three L-39's in the main yard in Rasm Al Abboud AB, note the furthest one has different camo pattern.