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VR Group provides ground sims for Hungarian L-39NG

9th September 2022 - 11:20 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London


Aero Vodochody has been providing training aircraft for a number of countries. (Photo: Aero Vodochody)

Aero Vodochody and VR Group will supply the Hungarian Air Force with a full training system for the L-39NG jets.

Aero Vodochody has selected Czech training solution provider VR Group to provide a ground-based simulation training system for the Hungarian Air Force’s L-39NG turbofan trainer and light combat jets, the partners announced on 1 September. 

The Hungarian Secretary of State for Defence Policy and Defence Development Gáspár Maróth announced the procurement of 12 L-39NGs in the spring of 2022, and Aero says the programme is on track.

Eight aircraft will serve training purposes, while the remaining four will be developed in a reconnaissance version developed under a joint Hungarian-Czech research initiative. The first aircraft will be delivered in 2024.

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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