Aero Vodochody

Who’s to blame for Czech L-39 fighter engine failure?

The Czech-made L-39 is the most widely used jet trainer in the world

Czech Defense Ministry partly blames LOM Praha for crash; the state-owned firm says Ukrainian-made engine has structural defect 

Czech army grounds L-39 jets after accident probe

The problem may be linked to a dispute between LOM Praha and the Ukrainian engine maker

The Czech army has grounded all of its L-39 Albatros light jets after an investigation found an engine fire at fault for an accident

Aero founds rival industry grouping

Aero Vodochody has pealed off from the pack

The Czech aircraft industry has split with the biggest manufacturer, Aero Vodochody, taking the lead in creating a breakaway grouping

Iraq may buy L-159 jets

Dvě letadla L-159 Španělé už mají. Jestli budou létat, se teprve ukáže.

After ‘intense’ negotiations during a trade visit, Iraq is mulling the purchase of L-159 military aircraft from the Czech Republic

Military may spend Kč 1.3 bln for L-159 T1 jets

The Ministry of Defense will purchase new L-159 T1 jets

Military pilots may get another six two-seater L-159 T1 jet fighters, but two such planes were just traded away to Spain

Martin Shabu 24.5.2011

Aero delivers S-76D fuselage to Sikorsky, project delayed to 2012

Sikorsky and Aero Vodochody signed an MoU in April 2009 to jointly explore aerospace industry cooperation in the CEE region (photo: Sikorsky)

Aero delivers fuselages to Sikorsky, but S-76D helicopter project is still four years behind schedule

Brian Kenety 24.5.2011

Spain plans to scrap and unload its Czech L-159 fighter jets

Dvě letadla L-159 Španělé už mají. Jestli budou létat, se teprve ukáže.

Stripped down and sold off — such is the fate that likely awaits Aero Vodochody combat planes delivered to Madrid

Aero lands major contract for Brazilian military plane

The KC-390 is meant to rival the the aging C-130 Hercules

Czech manufacturer Aero Vodochody has landed a major contract to supply Brazil's Embraer with parts for a new military transport plane

Armáda může utratit 1,3 miliardy za dvoumístné L-159ky

Vojenští piloti mají v budoucnu dostat dalších šest dvoumístných bitevníků L-159 T1. Jejich pořízení bude stát přes miliardu korun.