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Aero to increase production for Airbus by 80 percent this year

The wing edge for the A220 commercial aircraft is being built in Vodochody Vodochody, January 24, 2024 – Aero, a traditional Czech manufacturer, is strengthening its position in civil production focused on complex deliveries for commercial aircraft. In 2024, it plans to produce and deliver 100 leading-edge wings for the A220, one of the most […]

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Significant milestones of the Czech L-39NG: five years since the first flight

Vodochody, 9 January 2024 – The Czech L-39NG trainer jet, developed and series-produced by Aero, has come a long way in the last five years. “Today, the L-39NG is a versatile platform combining modern avionics systems, an efficient jet engine and excellent flight characteristics. It meets the conditions for comprehensive and cost-effective training of future […]

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Aero and Draken enter into a long-term cooperation agreement for the Draken fleet of L-159 aircraft

Vodochody, December 8, 2023 – Aero, a traditional Czech aircraft manufacturer, and Draken, a company specializing in adversary air training services in Europe and the US have signed an agreement, setting up the strategic framework for a long-term cooperation centered around the L-159 aircraft. The companies will, among other elements, develop and implement a dedicated […]

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55 years since the first flight of the L-39 Albatros: 7 interesting facts about the legendary aircraft

Vodochody, 1 November 2023 – 55 years ago, on 4 November 1968, the first L-39 Albatros appeared in the sky. The flight prototype X02 was piloted by Rudolf Duchoň. This anniversary brings the opportunity to recall 7 interesting facts related to the legendary aircraft, which has made and continues to make a significant contribution to […]

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Aero is Embraer’s main partner in Czech Republic on the C-390 aircraft for the Czech Air Force

Prague, October 17, 2023 – Aero and Embraer have signed an addendum to deepen and refine the areas of cooperation based on the Memorandum of Understanding concluded in June 2022. The addendum includes, among other things, a potential increase in Aero’s production share in the C-390 programme, increasing the value of the existing cooperation with […]

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Czech L-39NG and L-39 Albatros aircraft to fly together at NATO Days

Vodochody, 13 September 2023 – The Czech Aero L-39NG trainer aircraft will perform a modified aerobatic display and a unique flypast with its predecessor, the L-39C Albatros, at NATO Days in Ostrava & Air Force Days 2023. The largest security show in Europe will take place at the Leoš Janáček Airport in Mošnov near Ostrava […]

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Commander of the Slovak Air Force visited the production of the L-39NG

Vodochody, 11 September 2023 – The Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic, Major General Róbert Tóth, arrived at AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. at the invitation of the Commander of the Air Force of the Czech Republic, Major General Petr Čepelka. The aim of the meeting was to deepen […]

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Aero participates in SIAF Slovak International Air Fest

Vodochody, September 1, 2023 – Aero, the exclusive partner of SIAF Slovak International Air Fest, will present its new L-39NG series production jet trainer to visitors of the largest aviation event in Slovakia this year, building on the historical legacy of the proven and reliable L-39 Albatros. The L-39NG will be on display at Kuchyň […]

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Aero boosts L-39NG production and opens second shifts

Vodochody, August 31, 2023 – Aero, a traditional Czech manufacturer of jet aircraft, has strengthened its capacity and opened second shifts on assembly lines for the production of the new series-produced L-39NG aircraft. The output of the two production lines is the rear fuselage and wing section of the aircraft. Aero has increased the capacity […]

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75 years ago, Aero began serial production of the Ae-45

Vodochody, August 10, 2023 – The famous Czechoslovak Ae-45 aircraft was produced at Aero from 1948 to 1951. It was a great success on the Czech and foreign markets. Customers from Europe to Africa to Australia praised its air services. The legendary aerotaxi won a prestigious English race, flew across the Atlantic and the Sahara. […]

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Aero to increase production for Airbus by 80 percent this year

The wing edge for the A220 commercial aircraft is being built in Vodochody Vodochody, January 24, 2024 – Aero, a traditional Czech manufacturer, is strengthening its position in civil production focused on complex deliveries for commercial aircraft. In 2024, it plans to produce and deliver 100 leading-edge wings for the A220, one of the most […]

Read more
Press Release

Significant milestones of the Czech L-39NG: five years since the first flight

Vodochody, 9 January 2024 – The Czech L-39NG trainer jet, developed and series-produced by Aero, has come a long way in the last five years. “Today, the L-39NG is a versatile platform combining modern avionics systems, an efficient jet engine and excellent flight characteristics. It meets the conditions for comprehensive and cost-effective training of future […]

Read more
Press Release

Aero and Draken enter into a long-term cooperation agreement for the Draken fleet of L-159 aircraft

Vodochody, December 8, 2023 – Aero, a traditional Czech aircraft manufacturer, and Draken, a company specializing in adversary air training services in Europe and the US have signed an agreement, setting up the strategic framework for a long-term cooperation centered around the L-159 aircraft. The companies will, among other elements, develop and implement a dedicated […]

Read more
Press Release

55 years since the first flight of the L-39 Albatros: 7 interesting facts about the legendary aircraft

Vodochody, 1 November 2023 – 55 years ago, on 4 November 1968, the first L-39 Albatros appeared in the sky. The flight prototype X02 was piloted by Rudolf Duchoň. This anniversary brings the opportunity to recall 7 interesting facts related to the legendary aircraft, which has made and continues to make a significant contribution to […]

Read more
Press Release

Aero is Embraer’s main partner in Czech Republic on the C-390 aircraft for the Czech Air Force

Prague, October 17, 2023 – Aero and Embraer have signed an addendum to deepen and refine the areas of cooperation based on the Memorandum of Understanding concluded in June 2022. The addendum includes, among other things, a potential increase in Aero’s production share in the C-390 programme, increasing the value of the existing cooperation with […]

Read more
Press Release

Czech L-39NG and L-39 Albatros aircraft to fly together at NATO Days

Vodochody, 13 September 2023 – The Czech Aero L-39NG trainer aircraft will perform a modified aerobatic display and a unique flypast with its predecessor, the L-39C Albatros, at NATO Days in Ostrava & Air Force Days 2023. The largest security show in Europe will take place at the Leoš Janáček Airport in Mošnov near Ostrava […]

Read more
Press Release

Commander of the Slovak Air Force visited the production of the L-39NG

Vodochody, 11 September 2023 – The Commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic, Major General Róbert Tóth, arrived at AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. at the invitation of the Commander of the Air Force of the Czech Republic, Major General Petr Čepelka. The aim of the meeting was to deepen […]

Read more
Press Release

Aero participates in SIAF Slovak International Air Fest

Vodochody, September 1, 2023 – Aero, the exclusive partner of SIAF Slovak International Air Fest, will present its new L-39NG series production jet trainer to visitors of the largest aviation event in Slovakia this year, building on the historical legacy of the proven and reliable L-39 Albatros. The L-39NG will be on display at Kuchyň […]

Read more
Press Release

Aero boosts L-39NG production and opens second shifts

Vodochody, August 31, 2023 – Aero, a traditional Czech manufacturer of jet aircraft, has strengthened its capacity and opened second shifts on assembly lines for the production of the new series-produced L-39NG aircraft. The output of the two production lines is the rear fuselage and wing section of the aircraft. Aero has increased the capacity […]

Read more
Press Release

75 years ago, Aero began serial production of the Ae-45

Vodochody, August 10, 2023 – The famous Czechoslovak Ae-45 aircraft was produced at Aero from 1948 to 1951. It was a great success on the Czech and foreign markets. Customers from Europe to Africa to Australia praised its air services. The legendary aerotaxi won a prestigious English race, flew across the Atlantic and the Sahara. […]

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