In 2019 Aero Vodochody celebrates the 100th anniversary of its existence. Since 1919 Aero has developed dozens of military and civilian aircraft, and it has produced more than 11,000 of them in total. With these figures, it is the largest aircraft manufacturer in history of the Czech Republic. It has achieved significant successes with its jet trainers the L-29 Delfín and the L-39 Albatros and the combat-proven L-159 ALCA, a light combat aircraft. The new era of Aero opens with the L-39NG, which completed its first flight in December 2018.
Aero Vodochody is historically the largest producer of military jet trainers in the world with more than 11,000 aircraft produced totally and over 13,000,000 flight hours’ total log of the fleet. More than 6,700 own design jet training aircraft manufactured equal to 70% of world production. We are proud on excellent maneuverability of aircraft made in Aero and their ability to operate in all climatic contidions.
Aero Vodochody cooperates with major global aircraft manufacturers on commercial and military programs. Aero’s core business lies in manufacturing and assembly of complex aircraft assemblies with a high degree of product finalisation, including integration and testing of systems, full supply chain management and final inspection.
9.12.2019 | On Monday 9th December 2019, the maiden flight of the L-39NG aircraft with MSN 7004 took place at Aero Vodochody. This aircraft will be the first pre-serial aircraft. Aero company pilots Vladimír… Full article
11.10.2019 | Representatives of fourteen air forces from three continents and several civilian operators of L-39 aircraft met to share their experiences with the legendary jet trainers. The 4th L-39 Users’ Group… Full article