• 21.4. 2021

    Slovak Air Force pilots flew the new L-39NG jet trainer

    The new jet trainer L-39NG from the Czech aircraft manufacturer AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE visited this week the Sliač Air Base in Slovakia to complete several flights with a mixed Czech-Slovak crew. The aim was to demonstrate the flight characteristics of the aircraft and to show its capabilities for training of the future pilots of Slovak F-16 fighters. Full article

  • 31.3. 2021

    Aero Vodochody delivered the 200th set of FLEs for the Airbus A220

    At the end of March 2021, Aero Vodochody delivered to its customer the 200th set of fixed leading edges for the Airbus A220. Serial production of 17-meter assembly was launched in 2014, Aero delivered the first leading edges to Bombardier Belfast a year later. The A220 program remains the largest in the Aero’s aerostructures portfolio and has the greatest growth potential. Full article

  • 25.3. 2021

    The fatigue test confirms significantly longer lifespan of the L-39NG

    Another phase of the fatigue test of the new L-39NG jet aircraft from the Czech manufacturer Aero Vodochody was successfully completed at the Czech Aerospace Research Centre in Prague (VZLÚ). The prototype with manufacturing serial number 7003 completed the third life cycle ground test which confirmed that the lifespan of the new aircraft will be significantly longer than of its predecessor L-39 Albatros. The new L-39NG received its international type certification in September 2020. Full article

  • 24.3. 2021

    The first two overhauled and modernized L-39C aircraft arrived to Kazakhstan

    The overhaul project and the extensive modernization of the Kazakh Air Defence Force Aircraft, was successfully provided by OMNIPOL, the strategic partner of Aerovodochody. The first two L-39C training aircraft, overhauled and modernized by AERO Vodochody, arrived safely back at the customer base on Lake Balkhash in southeastern Kazakhstan on March 9, 2021. The production plant specialists are working alongside local experts. Full article

  • 23.2. 2021

    Aero at the IDEX fair in Abu Dhabi

    Aero Vodochody presents its new L-39NG jet aircraft at the IDEX trade fair in the United Arab Emirates, where it met potential customers and users of its L-39 aircraft. Full article

  • 10.2. 2021

    Aero handed over six L-39 aircraft after GO to Uzbekistan

    On February 7, 2021, the Uzbek Air Force took over the last of the six L-39 Albatros aircraft, which underwent general overhaul in Aero Vodochody. Part of the overhaul of Uzbek aircraft is also a partial modernization of their on-board equipment. Full article