Warbirds in Action Airshow 2008
The Thunder Delfins


The L-29 Delfin was made in Czechoslovakia by Aerovodochody. It was first flown in 1959 and entered into competition to become the primary jet trainer for the Warsaw pact. It was challenged by the Yakovlev Yak-30 and the Polish TS-11 Iskra. It soon became the standard trainer for all of the Warsaw Pact, except Poland. It was produced from 1963 until 1974. Today they are a popular warbird for the jet warbird crowd. The photos below show the Thunder Delfins display team.


















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