AERO Vodochody Shortlisted To Deliver L-39NG Trainer Aircraft To The Philippine Air Force
After a number of delays, the ADAS Defence and Safety Occasion was held in Manila, the capital of the Philippines. As one of many major exhibitors, AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. (Aero) offered its flagship product, the L-39NG. This plane matches precisely into the coaching idea of the Philippine Air Power, which is presently present process intensive modernization. With a observe report of 11,000 plane produced over the past 100 years, a big current fleet of L-39 Albatrosses and with a model new plane, the L-39NG, Aero is sustaining its positioning as a frontrunner within the jet coaching market.
“The Philippine Air Power is presently in search of a alternative for the outdated S-211s, that are primarily used to coach fighter pilots. The L-39NG idea presents the Philippine Air Power a number of benefits. Amongst its best strengths are the excellent coaching system which incorporates the L-39NG plane, pilot and floor employees coaching, simulation options, superior upkeep idea and weapon methods,” stated Viktor Sotona, CEO and President of the corporate.
With the assist of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Manila, a number of necessary enterprise conferences befell through the occasion. Aero representatives held conferences with the Philippines Secretary of Nationwide Protection, Mr. Delfin N. Lorenzana, the Nationwide Safety Adviser, Mr. Hermognes C. Esperon, the Secretary of the Division of Transportation, Mr. Arthur P. Tugade and the Air Power Chief, Main Normal Connor A. Canlas.
The Aero L-39NG (“Subsequent Era”) is a Czech turbofan-powered navy coach and light-weight fight plane presently underneath improvement by Aero Vodochody. It’s a successor of the Chilly Warfare period Aero L-39 Albatros. The plane is being developed in two variations (levels). Whereas the L-39NG Stage 1 is an improve of unique L-39 airframes with a brand new engine and avionics, the Stage 2 are newly constructed plane with a number of design enhancements equivalent to a moist wing with out the sort’s distinctive wingtip gas tanks. Serial manufacturing ought to have begun in 2019.
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