• 27.3. 2020

    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 38,000 feet (11,580 meters) was allowed. Full article

  • 4.3. 2020

    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. Full article

  • 20.1. 2020

    Aero Vodochody will double its revenues this year

    Revenues of the biggest Czech aircraft manufacturer, AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE, will almost double up to 5-6 bn CZK (200-240 mEUR) this year in comparison to 2019. Such growth will be strongly driven by new MRO businesses, ramp up on the A220 programme and start of industrialization of L-39NG new jet trainer and light attack aircraft. Full article