The Baltic Bees are a professional civilian aerobatic jet team, that consist out of five Czech designed L-39C Albatross aircraft, which are light jet training airplanes designed for advanced aerobatics. The team consists of six Czech made L-39C Albatross airplanes which are light jet training airplanes designed for advanced aerobatics. The homebase of the team is Jūrmala airport (EVJA), 60 km west of Riga, Latvia.
The team was formed in 2008, performing as a two-ship formation. After two more jets were added to the team a full display program was created. The addition of a 6th aircraft allowed the team to create an advanced display program and gain reputation as a professional civilian aerobatic team. From the beginning of the team, flying instructor and creator of the display program in well known aerobatic and solo pilot Valery Sobolev. He was the only team member that had previous experiences in team aerobatics.