Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska visited Aero Vodochody
Elżbieta Bieńkowska, the Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs and the EDF agenda, together with representatives of the Czech MOD arrived at Aero Vodochody on Tuesday, September 10, after visit of the Prague office of the GSA, which operates the Galileo satellite system.
The aim of her visit in Aero’s facility was to get information about aircraft production in the biggest and oldest Czech aviation company. The topics of the event were participation of the Czech defence industry in joint European projects and the program of new jet trainer L-39NG.
Aero is currently applying for support of further development of the L-39NG from the European Defence Fund, namely for development of its Light Attack variant. The visit of the European Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska was a unique opportunity to present this flagship project of the Czech military aviation industry.