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 »

CEO of AERO Vodochody Dieter John introduced strategy for next five years

President and CEO of AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE introduced on Thursday June 27 company strategy for next five years.

Paris Air Show 2019 (videos inside the article)

The Paris Air Show 2019 begun on Monday June 17 in Le Bourget, France. Several Czech aviation companies are present there. Czech companies at Paris Air Show 2019 (17. 6. 2019) Embraer KC-390 at Paris Air Show 2019 (18. – 19. 6. 2019)

Aero will overhaul 16 L-159 aircraft for the Czech army for CZK 1.6 billion

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and Czech Ministry of Defence announced during the International Defence and Security Technologies Fair in Brno, Czech Republic contract for maintenance of 16 L-159 aircraft in four years. The total value of the so called PP16 contract – maintenance after 16 years of service – is CZK 1.6 billion. The PP16More »

New president of CCAI is Dieter John

Dieter John – new president and CEO of AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE – is also new president of the Confederation of the Czech Aviation Industry. Dieter John has previously held executive managerial positions in international aerospace companies such as Astrium, Eurocopter, Airbus Group and most recently Bombardier Transportation and Management Consulting.