AERO Vodochody has new owners

After thirteen years, AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE changes owner. The group of companies into which AERO Vodochody belongs, has been bought from the Penta Group by AERO Investment Partners Zrt, a company registered in Hungary. This is a joint venture between a Czech company AERO International, part of the OMNIPOL group and a renowned businessman fromMore »

The L-39NG fatigue test has started

The fatigue test of the L-39NG jet aircraft, proving the service life of the new airframe in the length of 5,000 flight hours, has started in the Czech Aerospace Research Centre (VZLÚ). The process of airframe tests will be performed by fatigue load sequence simulating the real operating loads of the aircraft. In total, upMore »

The L-39NG opened the flight envelope

The new light jet trainer aircraft L-39NG from Czech aircraft manufacturer AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s., opened the flight envelope up to the full range of expected heights and speeds by completing another series of flight tests. Based on the results, maximum speed of 490 KCAS / Mach 0.8 was permitted and maximum ceiling of 38,000More »

The L-39NG successfully passed the fuselage strength test

One of the most important strength tests of the L-39NG (serial number 7002) – the fuselage strength test – has been performed at the Czech Aerospace Research Centre (VZLU). A successful static test can be considered as an important milestone on the road to full certification of the aircraft. The purpose of the tests wasMore »

PF 2020

In 2020, we wish you only successful take-offs, safe flights and happy landings.

Aero delivered last overhauled L-159T1 to the Czech Air Force

The Czech Air Force took over from domestic manufacturer AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. the last of five L-159T1 two-seat aircraft after PP2000 maintenance. Now, the 21st Tactical Air Force Base Čáslav has a total of eight two-seat advanced training and light combat L-159 aircraft: five L-159T1+ and three L-159T2 aircraft delivered in the spring ofMore »

The second flying L-39NG and pre-serial aircraft had its maiden flight

On Monday 9th December 2019, the maiden flight of the L-39NG aircraft with MSN 7004 took place at Aero Vodochody. This aircraft will be the first pre-serial aircraft. Aero company pilots Vladimír Továrek and Vytautas Požela flew for 32 minutes. Aircraft with MSN 7004 is a second flying L-39NG. “Today, we mark another important milestone ofMore »

Pre-X-MAS party 2019 – thanks for coming!

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XMAS Party 2019

We are warmly inviting members and friends of the Confederation of the Czech Aviation Industry to XMAS Party 2019. Event starts on December 4 at 7PM in Hangar Bar – Dusni 9, Praha 1. See you there!

Senegalese Chief of Air Force flew L-39NG

The first customer flew in L-39NG aircraft. General Joseph Mamadou Diop, the Chief of the Air Force of the Republic of Senegal, made an hour-lasting flight with test pilot of Aero Vodochody Vladimír Továrek on Sunday 6th October. General Joseph Mamadou Diop and Vladimír Továrek The first prototype of L-39NG, new jet trainer and lightMore »