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Stratolaunch Completes Historic First Flight of Aircraft

Date 13.4.2019

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Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest all-composite aircraft, the Stratolaunch. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan greater than the length of an American football field, the Stratolaunch aircraft took flight at 0658 PDT from the Mojave Air & Space Port. Achieving a maximum speed of 189 miles per hour, the plane flew for 2.5 hours over the Mojave Desert at altitudes up to 17,000 feet. As part […]

I would like LOM PRAHA to remain a constant on the Czech Republic’s aeronautical map

Date 18.3.2019

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Interview by: Jakub Fojtík   Mr Planička, LOM PRAHA boasts the longest tradition amongst the Czech aviation companies, what is the company’s current position? We celebrated our 100th anniversary in 2015 and the company has demonstrated that it has been a truly strategic enterprise of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic for many years. […]

The breakthrough Grob 120TP trainer

Date 20.2.2019

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In an interview for the Aerospace magazine, Grob’s Test and Chief Instructor pilot Major Ret. Tom Reinert talks about the company’s history and its breakthrough trainer Grob 120TP. The story of GROB AIRCRAFT SE (previously known as Grob Aerospace) started in Tussenhausen-Mattsies in South Germany in 1971. Since then, Grob has become an important player in the […]

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The breakthrough Grob 120TP trainer

The breakthrough Grob 120TP trainer

Date 20.2.2019

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In an interview for the Aerospace magazine, Grob’s Test and Chief Instructor pilot Major Ret. Tom Reinert talks about the company’s history and its breakthrough trainer Grob 120TP. The story of GROB AIRCRAFT SE (previously known as Grob Aerospace) started in Tussenhausen-Mattsies in South Germany in 1971. Since then, Grob has become an important player in the […]

THE CZECH AVIATION INDUSTRY IS VERY PROFESSIONAL, PASSIONATE AND EXTREMELY COST-EFFECTIVE  

THE CZECH AVIATION INDUSTRY IS VERY PROFESSIONAL, PASSIONATE AND EXTREMELY COST-EFFECTIVE  

Date 25.2.2019

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Interview with Laurent Donnet, SkyTech VP Business Development One of the hot topics in the military world that has been expanding after NATO intervention in Afghanistan is pooling and sharing of non-core but still key capabilities. This is accompanied by commercialisation of military capabilities and wide-ranging outsourcing of capabilities performed previously solely by military organisations. […]

The Aero L-159 is efficient, safe and lethal

The Aero L-159 is efficient, safe and lethal

Date 20.2.2019

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The recent return of AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE to the traditional aviation markets was, no doubt, triggered by the sale of the stored L-159s a few years ago. An agile US company Draken International became the first buyer and it soon introduced the L-159 to a very promising aggressor market. With 21 jets to be delivered in total, the L-159 plays a significant role in Draken future as well as in the training of US Air Force, and the Navy and Marine Corps. 

THEY CAN FIND YOU IN THE AIR, ON WATER AND ON LAND – PHYSICS IS ON THEIR SIDE

THEY CAN FIND YOU IN THE AIR, ON WATER AND ON LAND – PHYSICS IS ON THEIR SIDE

Date 19.2.2019

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Silent waters run deep. This is more than true of Omnipol. With a history going back to 1934, the company celebrates its 85th anniversary this year. Throughout the years, the company has undergone many changes, but it has not affected its ability to capitalise on its extensive experience and exceptional know-how. Today, this purely Czech company is the global Number One in more than just military passive surveillance systems. By investing in the L-39NG trainer jet project, the company has returned in full strength to the battlefield of the defence and security market where it historically belongs.

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DLR tests digital communications technologies combined with additional navigation functions for the first time

DLR tests digital communications technologies combined with additional navigation functions for the first time

Date 5.4.2019

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At the end of March 2019, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft­ und Raumfahrt; DLR) Falcon research aircraft will be taking off for what will be a world first in aviation. For the first time, a prototype of the new digital aeronautical radio standard LDACS (Lband Digital Aeronautical Communications System) will be tested. In future, this will enable secure and efficient data exchange between air traffic control centres and flight decks, up to and including 4D trajectories.

Light military transport aircraft IL-112V made its first flight

Light military transport aircraft IL-112V made its first flight

Date 2.4.2019

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Light military transport aircraft IL-112V made its first flight from the aerodrome of the aircraft building enterprise PJSC “VASO” on 31. March 2019. The first prototype of the IL-112V, built under a contract with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, lifted into the air on March 30. The crew was commanded by Nikolai […]

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