maxmechanik – new member of Confederation of the Czech Aviation Industry

Company maxmechanik s.r.o. based in Rožnov pod Radhoštěm recently joined Confederation of the Czech Aviation Industry. This mechanical engineering company specializes in production of precisely milled, turned and drilled parts. Swiss owners and management team guarantee a partnership-based relationship with customers and suppliers. maxmechanik s.r.o. offers to its customers precise treatment of metals (aluminum, steelMore »

AERO Vodochody will produce Airbus A321 fuselage

AERO Vodochody has signed a new contract for delivery of Airbus A321 fuselage panels to Italian aerospace producer, Alenia Aermacchi. The Italian customer will use four 4.3 meters long panels made by Aero to build a 14a fuselage section of A321. AERO Vodochody should produce up to 96 panel sets a year. The contract valueMore »

GE Aviation H75 and H85 Turboprop Engines Receive EASA Engine Certifications

19. 11. 2012 | GE Aviation’s new H75 and H85 turboprop engines received engine type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The two new engines are derivatives of the H80 engine. Last week, the China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd. (CAIGA) selected GE Aviation’s new H85 turboprop engine to power CAIGA’s PrimusMore »

CAIGA Selects GE’s H85 Turboprop Engine on Primus 150

13. 11. 2012 | The China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd. (CAIGA) selected GE Aviation’s new H85 turboprop engine to power CAIGA’s Primus 150 aircraft, which will a five-seat business aircraft. This is the first application for the H85 turboprop engine, which is awaiting certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). CAIGA andMore »

OnPoint Solutions Agreements Expand to H80 Turboprop Customers

1. 11. 2012 | GE Aviation announced its long-term service agreements, called OnPointSM solutions agreements, will be offered to H80 turboprop customers. “GE’s OnPoint solutions agreements provide multiple benefits to our CF34-3 customers,” said Brad Mottier, vice president and general manager of GE Aviation’s Business & General Aviation organization. “It is a logical step toMore »

GE Aviation Names TAE as the M601 and H80 Designated Repair Center in Asia-Pacific

1. 11. 2012 | Australian-based TAE signed an agreement with GE Aviation to become the M601 and H80 Designated Repair Center for the Asia-Pacific region. Under this agreement, TAE will offer heavy repair services, engines rentals, line replacement unit rotable pools and field service support to all existing and future M601 and H80 engines inMore »

Saab Czech company joined CCAI

25. 10. 2012 | The Confederation of the Czech Aviation Industry has a new member. Today, it welcomed the Saab Czech company, the Czech branch of Swedish company Saab AB. Saab AB is one of the leading aerospace companies; it produces e.g. JAS-39 Gripen aircraft used by the Czech Air Force. In addition, Saab ABMore »

Iraqi government delegation visited AERO Vodochody

12.10.2012 | The Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki headed an official delegation of Iraqi ministers who visited AERO Vodochody today. The discussion focused mainly on L-159 aircraft. In addition to PM Maliki, the acting Minister of Defence and Minister of Culture Saadun al-Dulaimi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hoshyar Zebari and the Minister of Trade KhairallaMore »

GE Aviation’s H80 Turboprop Engine Gains Its Russian Type Certification

10.10.2012 | GE Aviation’s H80 turboprop engine has received type certification from the Interstate Aviation Committee Aviation Register (IAC AR). The Russian agency issued the type certificate on September 24, 2012. To date, the H80 engine has received type certifications from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the BrazilianMore »

AERO Vodochody came second in the Český PATRON competition

10.10.2012 |AERO Vodochody gained silver position in the Český PATRON 2011 (Czech Patron 2011) competition in the Best Employer category which was announced under the auspices of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Aero was beaten only by WITTE Automotive company from Nejdek, which became the absolute winner of the completion across the categories.More »