Basic description of the L 410 UVP-E20 and its advantages:
Every all-metal, high wing, twin turboprop commuter in serial production is powered by GE H80-200 engines. The L 410 aircraft family is successfully operating in more than 50 countries all around the world. So far, over 1100 aircraft have been produced. The most important features and advantages of the L 410 UVP-E20 are as follows:
The L 410 UVP-E20, which is the latest and most advanced successor of the famous L 410 aircraft series, is a well proven 19 seat turboprop commuter aircraft with outstanding technical parameters and operational reliability which is easy to handle and simple to maintain.
The L 410 has been in production for over forty years and has an impressive safety record. Owners and users, from different regions of Europe, Asia, Africa and America, appreciate the aircraft's remarkable "hot and high” performance and excellent STOL capability. They especially value its tough and durable structure and its ability to operate under extreme climatic conditions, ranging from –50°C up to +50°C. Its durable airframe and unique design offer exceptional performance both in the torrid desert heat of Africa and Latin America as well as the most frigid regions of the world.
The L 410 is equally "at home" operating in the Sahara desert or the Siberian tundra. The aircraft has proven consistent and reliable in an exceptionally wide range of climate conditions, from the dusty and dry African savannas to the rainy areas of Latin America and from sea level to ”hot and high” mountainous destinations.
With its unique undercarriage, the aircraft can operate anywhere, needing just a few hundred meters of airstrip with a minimum strength of 6 kg/sq cm (85 lb/sq. in), i.e. it can land and take off from a rain-soaked short grass airfields.
The L 410 UVP-E20 has been certified on the basis of FAR 23 regulation (Amendment 34) and has received the Type Certificates in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Russian Federation, Cuba and Chile. After establishing the new European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the aircraft has also received full EASA Type Certificate valid for all EU (EASA) countries.
The aircraft has also been approved for operation in a number of other countries, including Algeria, Republic of South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Tunisia, Colombia, Venezuela, South Korea, India and others.
The L 420, which is the FAA certified variant of the L 410 UVP-E20, has been certified on the basis of FAR 23 regulation (Amendment 41) and has received the Type Certificates in the Czech Republic, USA, Australia and Indonesia and has full EASA Type Certificate.
To insure exceptional in-flight safety and maximum customer's satisfaction, LET has always put great emphasis on continuous development, quality of production and product support. All current operators enjoy the aircraft’s excellent dispatch reliability, incredible passenger comfort and cost effectiveness as well as the factory’s ability to insure timely and comprehensive product support.
The L 410 is used by air taxi and airline operators as well as many government agencies all around the world.
The wide-body, oval fuselage, with 17.9 cu m. (632 cu ft) of passenger cabin volume, provides the highest standard of passenger comfort in the standard commuter variant as well as maximum versatility and utilization of the aircraft for a number of other applications and special missions, including executive, cargo, fast medical aid, ambulance, paratroops, photogrammetric, maritime patrol, surveillance and others.
The L 410 represents ideal technical and economic solutions for short haul air transport of passengers and goods. It is an ideal air platform for a variety of other special missions, including VIP, Air Ambulance, Patrol and Surveillance, Photogrammetric, Paratroop and others.