The biggest Czech aviation producer AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE (Aero) and the main US flight coaching options supplier Patriots World Coaching (PGT) have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed toward increasing Aero’s service choices and the introduction of the model new L-39NG to the US market. The official announcement of the cooperation was made throughout the Farnborough Worldwide Air Present. With this initiative, each corporations collectively announce the start of a long-term cooperation with the concentrate on rising flight coaching providers and producing the L-39NG in the USA.

“Nice experiences and optimistic suggestions from prospects are all the time one of the best reference for any producer world wide. We’re happy that the Patriots Jet Crew may be very happy with their present L-39 aircrafts and we’re trying ahead to increasing our cooperation within the close to future. Via this collaboration with the Patriots, we have now a novel alternative to ascertain the presence of Aero on the US market,” mentioned Viktor Sotona, CEO and President of Aero, throughout the ceremony on the Farnborough Worldwide Air Present.


“The L-39NG affords an unbelievable flight coaching resolution and we’re excited to develop our relationship with Aero Vodochody. At this time solidifies and expands our capacity to offer cost-effective, superior pilot coaching in the USA to our present and future prospects of the US and our Associate Nations,” mentioned David Patrick, CEO of Patriots World Coaching.

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As well as, a part of the scope of the settlement contains ongoing assist associated to L-39 plane primarily in areas of plane manufacturing, parts, logistics, plane testing and assist for coaching amenities. The joint effort is to ascertain a brand new regional upkeep and improve hub for L-39s in the USA, in addition to establishing licence manufacturing of the L-39NG plane for the wants of the USA Authorities. Collectively, Aero and PGT envision a major potential to develop coaching providers to PGT prospects or numerous logistic and operational assist of the brand-new L-39NG plane. PGT which relies at Byron Airport in California, operates eight L-39 aircrafts and supplies a full spectrum of navy fast-jet and multi-engine pilot coaching.

Patriots World Coaching delivers on-demand, tailored navy flight coaching and manufacturing of flight coaching options. Primarily based in Byron, California, Patriots World Coaching combines a confirmed, cost-effective fleet of plane with vanguard business off the shelf applied sciences and extremely skilled former US and NATO navy instructors to ship unprecedented entry to pilot coaching for the Air Forces of the world. Constructing on our expertise in worldwide engagements, Patriots World Coaching has a Direct Industrial Gross sales (DCS) or US Overseas Navy Gross sales (FMS) resolution to fulfill the wants of shoppers worldwide.

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. focuses on the design, manufacture, upkeep, overhaul and improve of navy and civil plane. It’s the largest aviation producer within the Czech Republic and with historical past relationship again to 1919, Aero is without doubt one of the oldest aerospace corporations on the earth. Within the area of navy plane, Aero has been a dependable long-term associate to lots of the world’s air forces and continues to keep up a robust place available on the market of navy coaching and lightweight fight plane. With a observe report of 11,000 plane produced during the last 100 years, a broad protection of dozens of navy operators and demo groups, a major present fleet of L-39 Albatrosses and with a model new plane, the L-39NG, Aero is sustaining its positioning as a pacesetter within the jet coaching market.