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Sorry for the poor quality, but this jet was taking off from Peachtree City Regional on Sunday 13 May. Anyone know the aircraft?


It's one of many privately owned Aero L-39s, some of which are in the US. Here's one registered in Georgia, USA, with a similar livery at the same airport:

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(flickr.com) N915WE.

N915WE Aero L39C
Preparing for takeoff. Falcon Field-Peachtree City, Ga.

It could actually be the same one you photographed.

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    $\begingroup$ Are those also privately owned AIM-9 Sidewinders under the privately owned wings there? $\endgroup$ – A. I. Breveleri May 14 '18 at 18:55
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    $\begingroup$ @A.I.Breveleri - they're as real as this being a USAF L-39 ;) $\endgroup$ – ymb1 May 14 '18 at 18:59
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    $\begingroup$ I know you have unusually lenient gun laws in the USA but this is ridiculous! (kidding, kidding) $\endgroup$ – pipe May 15 '18 at 9:33
  • $\begingroup$ FYI, I have asked a question about those missiles. $\endgroup$ – Fabio says Reinstate Monica May 15 '18 at 10:06
  • $\begingroup$ I don't think it's the OP's plane - the Slovak emblem would be visible (unless it's only painted on one side of the tail). $\endgroup$ – Martin Bonner supports Monica May 15 '18 at 13:24

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