Category: TOP Interviews

Space movies could be more positive

Space movies could be more positive

Date 24.5.2019

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His very height suggests he is closer to the universe than the rest of us. In addition to sustainable architecture on Planet Earth, the Czech architect Tomáš Rousek has been designing buildings that may one day be installed on the Moon or on Mars. He also collaborates with the US government agency NASA and has […]

IN THE SPACE INDUSTRY, NOBODY GRABS YOU BY THE THROAT

IN THE SPACE INDUSTRY, NOBODY GRABS YOU BY THE THROAT

Date 2.5.2019

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Their products have been to Mars and will also travel to distant Jupiter. Today, Brno-based Frentech Aerospace is one of the most successful Czech companies operating in the space industry and continues to accept new challenges. “Working in the space industry is interesting for us – it is a prestigious sector that builds on international cooperation,” […]

EXTENDING THE CZECH FOOTPRINT INTO SPACE

EXTENDING THE CZECH FOOTPRINT INTO SPACE

Date 25.4.2019

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One does not have the chance to interview an astronaut every day. When we had the opportunity to speak to Andrew Feustel, in addition to his space achievements we were impressed by his detailed knowledge of many aspects of the Czech Republic from its history to its geography, his excellent pronunciation of difficult Czech words […]

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.

flying high

flying high

Date 18.2.2019

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Aero Vodochody, the company with historically the largest production of light jets in Europe and one of the biggest in the world, commemorates its 100th anniversary stronger than ever before. With its outstanding new L-39NG launched a few months ago and a firm footing in global aeronautical markets, the company is set to be a proud follower of the Czech aviation expertise, professionalism and century-long tradition. Aero's President and CEO, Mr Giuseppe Giordo, spoke about the company's latest achievements and its future prospects, while Executive Vice President L-39NG, Mr Marco Venanzetti, provided an insight into the L-39NG programme challenges and opportunities.

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