Aircraft L-39NG passes first flight

Published: 02.01.2019 Related countries:  Czech Republic Czech Republic

First Flight of the L-39NG at the Aero Vodochody Airport.

The first pre-series training aircraft and light fighter L-39NG took off for the first time at the Aero Vodochody airport on December 22, 2018. The aircraft flew to the height of 5,000 feet and then successfully landed after 26 minutes at the airport in Vodochody.

The pilot run some development tests during the flight, which moved Aero closer to its goal to achieve the type certification of the new Czech aircraft by the end of 2019. The company currently registers orders for 38 light fighters. 



Source: CIA

Written by the team of CzechTrade office in Calgary, Canada