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WE SEE AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXTEND OUR ACTIVITIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

WE SEE AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXTEND OUR ACTIVITIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Date 17.7.2019

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Zodiac Aerospace, the company producing systems and equipment for aircraft, was merged with Safran group in February 2018 and divided into three companies. One of them, Safran Cabin, employs over 13,000 people today and has cooperated with Airbus on developing modern lower-deck modules. “We see a lot of opportunities coming from the merger, and mainly […]

SKY REPLACING ROADS?

SKY REPLACING ROADS?

Date 9.7.2019

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Some analysts predict that as many as 3,000 air taxis could be operating globally within five years, a figure that could rise to 12,000 by 2030. Some say that those figures could be conservative. Are these predictions based on reality or are they just wishful thinking? The fact is that the air taxi market is […]

HOW FAR BACK DOES THE HISTORY OF TURBOPROP ENGINES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC GO?

HOW FAR BACK DOES THE HISTORY OF TURBOPROP ENGINES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC GO?

Date 8.7.2019

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Today, thanks to GE Aviation, the Czech Republic belongs to that refined group of seven countries that develop, manufacture and export aircraft engines. Not only that – following an agreement with the Czech Government in 2016, a global headquarters for turboprop engines is being established in the Czech Republic, from which the GE Catalyst, modern […]

I STILL LOVE FLYING!

I STILL LOVE FLYING!

Date 3.7.2019

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„My personal record shows that I have flown nearly 3000 displays in 39 countries as a team leader, which I believe is an absolute record. But I hope to add several hundreds more in the next seasons," says Jacques Bothelin, chief pilot and owner of Breitling Jet Team

MASTERS OF THE WIND

MASTERS OF THE WIND

Date 28.6.2019

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Interview with Milan Šlapák, President General Electric Czech Republic and Slovakia

MILITARY PILOT TRAINING – SEVEN DECADES OF EXCELLENCE

MILITARY PILOT TRAINING – SEVEN DECADES OF EXCELLENCE

Date 17.6.2019

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Czech Republic has a long history in the area of military pilot training provided for a wide range of countries. The first real large-scale training occurred shortly after WWII when Israel was heavily supported by the then Czechoslovak administration. In the following decades, USSR satellite states´ pilots were trained in the country with hundreds of Czechoslovak pilots […]

AVIONICS – A DIGITAL REVOLUTION

AVIONICS – A DIGITAL REVOLUTION

Date 14.6.2019

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Avionics are without doubt the system which is undergoing the fastest evolution of all aeroplane parts. They have a key impact on plane efficiency, capabilities and safety, because they provide the interface for operating all systems, starting with flight controls, up to weapons and sensors, and therefore have always to be ahead of the development […]

The European Space Agency brand helps us a lot

The European Space Agency brand helps us a lot

Date 13.6.2019

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The ESA BIC Prague business incubator has only been in operation for three years but with its help, a number of space start-ups has already been established. It is now gaining more and more attention in the Czech Republic, daring students and entrepreneurs to embark on space projects. “We show potential candidates what is possible […]

CZECH CHOPPERS IN THE AFGHAN SKY

CZECH CHOPPERS IN THE AFGHAN SKY

Date 4.6.2019

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In January 2010 three Czech Mi-171Sh helicopters were unloaded in Afghanistan and soon after started to fulfil tasks within the ISAF international task force. After many missions in former Yugoslavia the most difficult foreign deployment of the rotary section of the Czech Air Force was about to begin. Prior to their departure these helicopters underwent […]

Space Industry Conference: A small step for a man, a giant leap for Slovakia

Space Industry Conference: A small step for a man, a giant leap for Slovakia

Date 28.5.2019

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There is a need to inform the general public of the importance of space activities and to persuade students and entrepreneurs that work on space projects is not just for the chosen few. These are inter alia the propositions agreed on by the participants at the Space Industry Conference which took place on Wednesday 20 March […]

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