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BEECHCRAFT DENALI ENTERS FLIGHT TEST PHASE WITH LANDMARK FIRST FLIGHT

BEECHCRAFT DENALI ENTERS FLIGHT TEST PHASE WITH LANDMARK FIRST FLIGHT

Date 24.11.2021

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Textron Aviation announced its new single-engine turboprop, the Beechcraft Denali, took to the skies for the first time on 23. November 2021. The milestone first flight is a major step for the clean-sheet design aircraft and begins the important flight test program that substantiates the segment-leading performance expected of the Denali. Piloted by senior test pilot […]

Aircraft Industries is embarking on the development of an amphibious version of the L 410 NG

Aircraft Industries is embarking on the development of an amphibious version of the L 410 NG

Date 22.11.2021

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Aircraft Industries is embarking on the development of an amphibious version of the L 410 NG. The company gained a customer at the Dubai Airshow. Aircraft Industries will begin the development of an amphibious version of their L 410 NG aircraft in Kunovice. The delivery of one aircraft marked L 410 NG SEAWADER was agreed […]

GE Aviation Czech and CVUT to cooperate on SAF testing

GE Aviation Czech and CVUT to cooperate on SAF testing

Date 8.11.2021

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BRNO, CZECH REPUBLIC – As one of the largest R&D public-private partnerships in Europe – kicked off in October 2016 to join efforts with the aim to build an ecosystem for aerospace technologies – today, at the MSV-International Engineering Fair, the Czech Technical University’s Centre of Aviation and Space Research (CVUT) of Prague and GE […]

Penta has sold Aero Vodochody including Letiště Vodochody airport

Penta has sold Aero Vodochody including Letiště Vodochody airport

Date 30.9.2021

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September 30, 2021, Prague: The largest aircraft manufacturer in the Czech Republic has changed owners after 15 years. In June of this year, Penta Investments signed a sale & purchase agreement with the Hungarian company HSC Aerojet Zrt. Along with Aero Vodochody, Penta also sold Letiště Vodochody, a.s. airport. “The development and preparation for the […]

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Our sea is in the (Virtual) air

Our sea is in the (Virtual) air

Date 8.9.2021

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The Path of a Czech Virtual Reality Headset into the Latest Western Fighter   Military pilots are no longer the movie hot shots seen in Top Gun or similar Hollywood blockbusters. Today, cadet pilots don’t just learn to fly but work as an operator within a network-like architecture of multiple aerial and ground elements including JTACs. […]

Another great accomplishment of the Grob G 120TP

Another great accomplishment of the Grob G 120TP

Date 16.3.2021

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The German Armed Forces have chosen the aircraft G 120TP to train its air force pilots at the Phoenix-Goodyear airport, Arizona. This adds one more air force in the world operating this modern trainer already and just another triumph to the company’s success story.   With more than 150 aircraft delivered to their customers already and […]

We are building an entire ecosystem for aviation and space technology

We are building an entire ecosystem for aviation and space technology

Date 16.3.2021

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Interview with prof. Michael Valasek, dean of the Faculty of engineering, Czech Technical University (CTU)   Although the Czech Republic has a reputable and long-lasting tradition in engine design, testing and production, the most modern element of the system, the CTU-managed test cell system, was built on a green field. With a significant support of the launch customer, […]

If your head is underwater, it does not matter how deep

If your head is underwater, it does not matter how deep

Date 16.3.2021

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Interview with Milan Slapak, President & CEO Czech Republic and Slovakia at GE   The COVID pandemic hit the entire aviation industry like a lightning out of the blue sky without any warning signs. Some crises are more predictable than others, just like new trends in radical technologies, lurking on the horizon, or newly forming social-economic […]

We are missing a lead nation

We are missing a lead nation

Date 19.1.2021

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“Training pilots to fly combat jets is an expensive proposition. A proposal by European Air Chiefs to cut costs by combining forces has made very little progress so far. However, two well established multinational training programs are readily available in North America. Meanwhile, “downloading” and “contractorization” are the prevailing buzzwords, as all Air Forces try […]

From zero to hero: Strategic pilot training of the highest possible standard in Central Europe

From zero to hero: Strategic pilot training of the highest possible standard in Central Europe

Date 5.1.2021

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If you are looking for an organization that is able to offer both civilian and military state-of-the art pilot training for students, ranging from those with zero experience to the deployment-ready pilot, you won’t find many. And if you are looking for one that commercially operates Sikorsky UH‑60 Black Hawks, there is only one in […]

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