Czech Republic

Bell restarts Czech UH-1Y production

Bell Textron announced on July 19 that it has restarted UH-1Y Venom utility helicopter production to fulfil an order from the Czech Republic, which will become the first international operator of the type

Vietnam orders 12 L-39NGs

The Ministry of Defence of Vietnam has signed a contract with Czech Republic-based Omnipol for the supply of 12 Aero Vodochody L-39NG jet trainers, which will be employed by the Vietnam People’s Air Force

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Inside Europe's leading Mil helicopter MRO facility

We visit LOM Praha in the Czech Republic, which serves as Europe’s leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility for Mil helicopters

Uzbekistan receives final refurbished L-39C Albatros

Aero Vodochody has re-delivered the sixth and final refurbished L-39C Albatros jet trainer to the Uzbek Air Force, marking the completion of an overhaul contract that was signed in September 2018

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Flight of the Albatros

We take a look at the Uzbekistan Air Force's L-39C Albatros aircraft after the fleet finally completed a crucial overhaul last summer

Czech Air Force retires Yak-40 fleet

The Czech Air Force held a farewell ceremony at the 24th Air Force Base at Prague-Kbely Airport on September 2, marking the retirement of the air arm's two Yakovlev Yak-40 VIP transports, after more than 20 years of service.

L-39NG continues test campaign, expands flight envelope

Aero Vodochody has further expanded the flight envelope of its new L-39NG light jet trainer – the latest variant of the company’s Albatros family.