STARTECH certified to the EN AS9100 and ISO 9001:2008 standards

The STARTECH spol.s r.o., which focuses on the production of rotary and non-rotary machined parts and components, was successfully certified according EN AS9100 rev. C (aviation and space production) and ISO 9001:2008. Both certificates were issued by Lloyd’s Register (LRQA) autority. STARTECH has become one of the 40 Czech companies so far, which have its qualityMore »

ZLIN AIRCRAFT a.s. has signed new contract

The Czech aircraft manufacturer ZLIN AIRCRAFT a.s. has signed a new contract with Escuela de Aviación Naval to deliver ZLIN Z 242 to Mexican Navy. The company said that the contract involved 5 new aircraft, which will be delivered this year and others, which are planned to deliver next year. The aircraft will be operated for training purposes of navalMore »

Nextant has selected GE’s H80 Engine to power its G90XT aircraft

Nextant Aerospace, a pioneer in the modernization of business and corporate aircraft, has selected GE’s improved H80 engine to power its first G90XT turboprop aircraft, built upon emanufacturing the King Air C90 aircraft. In addition to the G90XT, Nextant and GE signed a collaborative agreement to work on future product studies in which GE willMore »

CCAI expanding: Ray Service Company became new member

The Ray Service Company has already become 25th member of the Confederation of  the Czech Aviation Industry at the beginning of October 2013. CCAI has been growing both in terms of the aviation revenues and the number of members since 2012. Ray Service together with its affiliated sister companies (EWAS, Ray Service ADE and RaytechMore »

Česká letecká servisní a.s. joined the CCAI

Česká letecká servisní a.s. has become a new member of the Confederation of the Czech Aviation industry (CCAI). The company activities involve avionics system solutions, integration and engineering services, production of wire harnesses, avionics line maintenance as well as installations and avionics sales. The company holds EASA PART 21 and PART 145 certificates as wellMore »

CCAI members initiated new business opportunities at MAKS

Following a long-term tradition in Czech aircraft deliveries to Russia and other republics of former Soviet Union, the Confederation of the Czech Aviation Industry (CCAI) and its members – AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE, ATG Group, LOM PRAHA, GE Aviation Czech, Jihlavan and TL Elektronic presented their capabilities at MAKS Air Show, which was held from August 27More »

The representatives of Aero met Marina Popovich at MAKS

The legendary test pilot, Marina Popovich, who holds 101 world and 126 Soviet Union‘s records conducted on various aircraft types, met with AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE at MAKS Air Show in Moscow. Marina Popovich achieved several speed and altitude records on L-29 “Dolphin” light training jet produced by AERO Vodochody in 1960s. She became one ofMore »

SKYLEADER 500’s first flights in Russia

The first flights of SKYLEADER 500 (produced by Jihlavan Airplanes s.r.o.)  in Russia proved high market value of the product. The Russian distributor Aviatexim Ltd.( based at Novinki Airfield ( situated near Moscow has tested the aircraft there in a view to start showing it to prospective buyers and to take decision on its use asMore »

New ZLIN Z143 LSi FLIR achieved more than 13 hours in the air

The first test flight of new aircraft ZLIN Z143 LSi FLIR was successfully conducted on August 12, 2013 started at 8:45 p.m. CET at company’s factory airport in Otrokovice (LKOT). The aircraft was 13 hours and 13 minutes in the air (flying more than 2,500 kilometres in total with 30 litres of fuel per flight hour, which isMore »

GE Aviation signed agreement for H80 family authorized service center in China

China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd. (CAIGA) signed an agreement with GE Aviation to become the first Authorized Service Center for the H80 turboprop engine family  in China. With this agreement, CAIGA Customer Service Center can perform line maintenance inspections and routine engine maintenance, including removal and replacement of H75, H80, and H85 engines andMore »