Albatross Sighting

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Two Czech-designed L39C Albatross trainer/fighter jets soared over Rim country in formation before landing at the Payson airport Saturday, Nov. 20.

Payson residents looking into the sky Saturday morning, Nov. 20, may have caught a glimpse of two Czech-designed L39C Albatross trainer/fighter jets.

The privately owned aircraft soared over Rim country in formation before landing at the Payson airport.

With a top speed of more than 900 kilometers per hour (560 mph), the L39C Albatross is one of the fastest two-seater fighter jets on the private market.

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