The L-159T2 for the Czech Air Force made its first flight

The first L-159T2 for the Czech Air Force made its first flight on August 2, 2018, at Aero Vodochody Airport. Czech Air Force ordered three L-159T2 twin seat aircraft with several upgrades on board in 2016 to fulfil operational missions and advanced jet training. The L-159T2s are supposed to be delivered to the 21. TacticalMore »

Aero and IAI introduced multirole F/A-259 Striker aircraft

Farnborough, United Kingdom – Aero, the biggest Czech aircraft manufacturer, and Israel Aerospace Industries, world leader in defense systems technologies, introduced cost-effective, combat proven fighter attack aircraft. The F/A-259 Striker is a multirole aircraft for close air support, counter-insurgency operations and border patrolling with interception capabilities. The F/A-259 Striker combines the robustness and effectiveness ofMore »

Aero and RSW Aviation agreed on a strategic cooperation on the L-39NG/CW Program

Farnborough, United Kingdom – AERO Vodochody, a leading Czech aerospace company and one of the biggest light jets manufacturer in the world, and RSW Aviation, a one of the top military training providers in the United States covering training for military forces worldwide from ab initio to operationally qualified stage, signed today a Letter ofMore »

Visit CCAI at Farnborough International Airshow 2018 – Hall 1 / 1175

The Confederation of the Czech Aerospace Industry and its members are preparing for the world’s largest airshow of the year – Farnborough International Airshow 2018. FIA 2018 will be held at Farnborough Airport from 16th to 22nd July 2018. Visit CCAI stand at Hall 1 at the stand no. 1175.

Darren Ansell on F4S – interview and presentation

The Confederation of the Czech AviationIndustry was the partner of Flying 4 Students 2018. There were speeking many interesting speekers during two days in Bethlehem Chapel in Prague. First was aerospace engineer Darren Ansell from University of Lancashire. Editor: Matěj Mezera, camera: Zbyněk Smetana, Cumulus media s.r.o. Presentation in PDF HERE.

AERO and IAI offer a family of aircraft to meet the USAF OA-X program

NATO member Czech Republic’s largest aircraft manufacturer with an unparalleled history of supplying thousands of military light jets around the world, AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s., and world leader in defence systems technologies, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., today announce their interest in participating in the United States Air Force OA-X light attack program. AERO’s family ofMore »

Aero Vodochody and Israel Aerospace Industries strengthening ties by cooperating on light jets

Vodochody, Czech republic, April 24, 2018 – The biggest Czech aircraft manufacturer with an unparalled background of supplying proven military light jets around the world, AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s., and world leader in defense systems technologies, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., signed a partnership agreement relating to technical and marketing cooperation for the light combat L-159 aircraft.More »

First four “serial” Aero L-39NG will go to Senegal

After 20 years, Aero Vodochody is selling new aircraft on the international market. The President of the Republic of Senegal Macky Sall during the national celebration of the Independence Day announced a purchase of four L-39NG aircraft, developed by the leading Czech aircraft manufacturer Aero Vodochody. The order of the Republic of Senegal contains four aircraftMore »

Conference READ 2018 – Brno, Czech Rep., 7. – 9. 11. 2018

The Institute of Aerospace Engineering at FME at Brno University of Technology coridally invites all aviation companies to attend the READ 2018 conference. The conference is held at a two-year intervals and this year’s event will take place in the Czech Republic (7. – 9. 11. 2018). The conference is attended by major scientific andMore »

New progress in L-39NG development: The L-39CW received type certificate

Leading Czech aircraft manufacturer Aero Vodochody received type certificate for the L-39CW jet trainer, which represents the L-39 aircraft re-engining and modernization of avionics equipment. This step represents also important milestone in development of L-39NG, the new generation of the successful jet trainer. Development of the L-39NG is divided in 2 phases to arrive toMore »