Aero Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s., a leading domestic aircraft manufacturer, has received the green light to conduct training and instruction on military aircraft. The certificate, issued by the Department of Military Aviation Supervision at the Czech Republic Ministry of Defense, grants Aero approval to provide education and training on the Albatros, Alca, and the highly-anticipated L-39NG aircraft.
- – Aero has received certification from the Czech Republic Ministry of Defense to provide training and instruction on military aircraft, including the Albatros, Alca, and L-39NG.
- – Pavel Tůma, Executive VP at Aero, confirms that Aero is now a trusted organization for military aviation training and can offer training on all of their aircraft.
- – Aero’s Approved Training Organization is authorized to conduct type and instructor training within the Czech Republic airspace and at the Vodochody Airport, but authorization from the Ministry of Defense is required for training at other airports.
Pavel Tůma, Executive Vice President and Chief Program Officer at Aero, says “We’re thrilled to have this certificate in hand, as it confirms Aero as a trusted organization for training on military aviation equipment. This means we can now offer training on all of our aircraft, including the L-39 Albatros, L-159, and the exciting new L-39NG trainer aircraft that we’ve recently begun serial production on.” The certificate builds on Aero’s previous authorization for training and takes into account the latest European EMAR rules, now integrated into Czech national legislation. Aero’s Approved Training Organization, its instructors, and experts are now authorized to conduct type and instructor training and other privileges on Aero aircraft within the Czech Republic airspace and at the historic Vodochody Airport.
Note that authorization from the Ministry of Defense is required for training at any airports outside of the Czech Republic. The certificate of competence for training on military aviation equipment is awarded based on meeting the requirements outlined in the Act on the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic.
Text: Aero Vodochody AEROSPACE
Edited by: Katerina S. Urbanova, EIC @ ACE