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.
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
9.10.2019 | The first customer flew in L-39NG aircraft. General Joseph Mamadou Diop, the Chief of the Air Force of the Republic of Senegal, made an hour-lasting flight with test pilot of Aero Vodochody Vladimír… Full article
21.9.2019 | After undergoing a series of demanding ground tests, first L-39NG full prototype joined again flight test program on September 14th. One week later, L-39NG prototype suspended temporarily its flight… Full article