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Great expectations for L-39NG jet trainer

7th October 2019 - 09:35 GMT | by Michal Jarocki in Warsaw


Aero Vodochody Aerospace, the Czech Republic’s largest aviation manufacturer, has confirmed that the development programme of the L-39NG jet trainer and light attack aircraft is on schedule, with the company ready to deliver a fully capable and operational platform in the coming years.

‘We are on track. We have one flying prototype. The second prototype will enter flight test [this month], said Dieter John, CEO of the OEM. ‘We offer three configurations: the basic trainer, the advanced trainer and light attack version’, he added.

According to the company, a total of three aircraft will be used to support the

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Michal Jarocki


Michal Jarocki

Michal Jarocki is a Shephard correspondent based in Warsaw, Poland. He is reporting on military …

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