In 14 November 2022, representatives of AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE and LOM PRAHA signed a contract for the supply of 4 new L-39NG jet plane for primary and superior coaching of pilots of the Czech Air Power on the Ministry of Protection of the Czech Republic. The contract additionally consists of post-warranty assist or gear. In keeping with the contract, the primary plane shall be delivered no later than 28 months from the beginning of its effectiveness. The contract was signed for the supply of 4 L-39NG plane, and likewise consists of after-sales assist or gear. Along with the plane, the state enterprise will obtain particular and high-altitude gear, survival gear, preliminary coaching for pilots and floor personnel, floor gear, preliminary units of spare elements and consumables, flight planning and evaluation methods and a floor coaching system. The contract additionally consists of an possibility for the supply of 4 extra plane.

“The explanation for the acquisition of the L-39NG is to make sure the continuity of the coaching of tactical air power pilots on subsonic machines within the coaching middle of the state enterprise. The prevailing L-39C Albatros, which have been operated by the LOM PRAHA Air Coaching Centre for eighteen years, are reaching the tip of their technical life. The acquisition of recent plane can also be an expression of assist and cooperation inside the Czech protection business,” says Ji?í Protiva, director of the state enterprise LOM PRAHA.


“Glorious expertise and constructive suggestions from home customers are at all times the perfect references for any producer, due to this fact the state enterprise LOM PRAHA is a vital buyer for us. We drastically recognize the truth that the pilots of the Czech Military will proceed coaching on our L-39NG plane on the Flight Coaching Centre operated by LOM PRAHA,” says Viktor Sotona, President of Aero Vodochody.

Aero Vodochody L-39NG Jet Coach and Mild Assault Plane

The founding father of the state enterprise LOM PRAHA is the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic. “I’m glad that the contract for the acquisition of recent L-39NG jet plane has been signed, which can guarantee full-scale continuation of the tactical coaching of pilots of the Czech Military, by this step we’re additionally supporting the Czech defence business,” saysFrantišek Šulc, First Deputy Minister of Defence. The brand new L-39NG plane shall be used for primary, superior and primary fight coaching, throughout which the pilot learns the ideas of utilizing jet plane within the efficiency of fight duties. The acquired plane will primarily serve pilots of the Czech Air Power, nevertheless, additionally it is deliberate to coach pilots of different nations within the NATO Flight Coaching Europe (NFTE) program, beneath which the Pardubice Flight Coaching Centre has already been licensed as one of many first two accredited campuses in Europe.

The most recent developed subsonic jet plane, the L-39NG, a brand new era of the legendary Albatros coach, acquired kind certification this 12 months with out restrictions. Czech producer AERO Vodochody can now promote it worldwide. It has already concluded a number of contracts and additional agreements are beneath negotiation. Among the many most vital clients is the Czech state enterprise LOM PRAHA, which supplies coaching for pilots of the Czech Military. The L-39NG permits the coaching of pilots for probably the most superior air forces and is probably the most cost-effective coaching and reconnaissance platform in its class. The L-39NG acquired kind certification with out restrictions this 12 months and has begun serial manufacturing. The plane is a direct successor to the L-39C, which has educated 1000’s {of professional} pilots. This jet is able to fulfilling the position of a lightweight assault plane and a single, complete plane for full coaching of pilots of recent air forces. The L-39NG makes use of up to date manufacturing applied sciences and fashionable gear. The avionics of the plane is prepared for coaching future pilots of fourth and fifth era plane. The plane additionally consists of a variety of simulation applied sciences, together with the upcoming integration right into a extremely superior tactical simulation middle to extend coaching effectiveness.

Aero Vodochody L-39NG Jet Trainer and Light Attack Aircraft
Aero Vodochody L-39NG Jet Coach and Mild Assault Plane

LOM PRAHA s.p. is a standard enterprise of the Czech aviation business. It’s the main restore facility for Mi sequence helicopters in NATO and EU nations with a closed restore cycle. The corporate is totally licensed by licensed aviation authorities. In comparison with many opponents, LOM PRAHA can supply complete companies associated to the entire life cycle assist of Mi helicopters. The subsidiary VR Group, a.s. is engaged within the manufacturing of simulators and simulation applied sciences for plane, helicopters and floor forces. The longer term portfolio for LOM PRAHA shall be a big involvement of the state enterprise within the rearmament of the Czech Air Power to the brand new H-1 helicopter platform, with simulation coaching for personnel and better ranges of restore of the UH-1Y Venom and AH-1Z Viper machines.

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. focuses on the event, manufacturing, upkeep and enchancment of civil and navy plane and is the biggest plane producer within the Czech Republic and one of many oldest plane producers on the earth. Within the discipline of personal plane, Aero is a everlasting associate of a variety of navy air forces and has a powerful place out there for navy coach and lightweight fight plane. With 11,000 plane produced in its 100 years of existence, a whole lot of L-39 Albatros plane nonetheless in service with dozens of navy operators and a variety of demo groups, and particularly with its new L-39NG plane, Aero has established itself as a pacesetter within the world jet coach market. Within the civil aviation sector, Aero works with main plane producers on a variety of tasks and is a associate in a number of risk-sharing packages, the place it’s accountable not just for the manufacture and meeting of plane assemblies, but additionally for his or her growth.