Just like its products, the history of AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE is a truly remarkable heritage of the Czech aviation industry. AERO is one of the world’s largest manufacturing plants, being recognized as a leading industrial organisation on the field of jet training aircraft worldwide. Its L-39 model even became a symbol of jet training itself, as it was deployed on all continents. AERO provides its customers with high added value arising from its extensive experience with jet aircraft design, manufacturing, operation support and training.

  • Established in 1919, AERO is one of the oldest aviation manufacturers in the world
  • Historically the world’s largest jet training aircraft manufacturer
  • More than 11,000 aircraft produced in total, over 13,000,000 flight hours total log of the fleet
  • More than 6,700 own design jet training aircraft manufactured, equal to 70% of the world’s jet trainer production
  • Over 3,000,000 flight hours on the L-29 family and over 5,000,000 flight hours on the L-39/59/159 family
  • Total aircraft deliveries and service support in 60 countries on all continents, experience with operation in any climatic conditions
  • Maximum production rate in history – 250 aircraft per year
  • Since 2000, AERO participates on projects of the world leaders in civil and military aerospace industry: Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, Sikorsky, Finmeccanica etc.
  • AERO is involved in design, development and manufacturing of complex aerostructures of high level of finalisation, including integration and testing of systems, quality control, supply chain management and complex customer support starting from the production transfer phase, through implementation of customer's requirements during the production phase to after-sales support
  • AERO is a risk-sharing partner on Embraer KC-390 and Bombardier CSeries
  • 25 years of experience with composite materials, in 2012 AERO opened 5400 sq m composite shop
  • Find out more about AERO on company website

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