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Czech Gripen fighters reached another milestone

by on 15th November 2020 0
A few days ago, on 11th November 2020, the JAS-39C/D jet fighters operated by the Czech Air Force reached another milestone of their service, by accumulating 30,000 flying hours. This remarkable achievement has also a deep symbolic meaning, as it was accomplished exactly on the Remembrance Day. The Czech Air Force received its first... Read More

Aero L-159A ´ALCA´ (6070)

by on 22nd September 2020 0
A September premiere – Aero L-159A ´ALCA´ (Advanced Light Combat Aircraft), close-support and attack aircraft operated by the Czech Air Force, in the special anniversary livery ´20 years of L-159 service´. 20 years ago, in December 2000, two first L-159 aircraft (´6006´ and ´6007´) were officially transferred from Aero Vodochody aviation plant to the... Read More

Mil Mi-24V / Ми-24В

by on 7th April 2020 0
Mil Mi-24V (for export purposes also designed as Mi-35) 7353 ´Night Tiger´ of Czech Air Force, performing the flying display at Slovak International Air Fest (SIAF), September 2012. The operational service of Mi-24 attack helicopters in then Czechoslovakia began in 1978, when the first Mi-24D helicopters entered service in 51st Helicopter Regiment in Prostějov.... Read More

42nd Sanicole International Airshow – The first announcements (postponed for 2021)

by on 29th March 2020 0
The current circumstances related to the coronavirus outbreak touched almost all countries and triggered the cancellations of many air shows this year. However, the organizers of events scheduled for the second part of the 2020 season are still looking ahead with optimism, hoping the pandemic would be over soon and the shows in September... Read More

Mil Mi-24V (Mi-35) / Mi-2Sz

by on 24th December 2019 0
A unique formation display of Czech Air Force Mi-24V (Mi-35) ´3366´ attack helicopter and Mi-2 from Flight Training Centre, performed during Czech International Air Fest 2017. Undoubtedly, the ´Alien Tiger´ is one of the most recognized Mi-24 rotorcrafts. This special painting was made for NATO Tiger Meet 2016, that was held in Zaragoza, Spain... Read More

Aero L-159T2 ´ALCA´ (6031)

by on 29th October 2019 0
In the autumn-mood: Aero L-159T2 ´ALCA´, an attack aircraft operated by the Czech Air Force, photographed at its home base in Čáslav, Czech Republic. Aero L-159 ALCA (Advanced Light Combat Aircraft) is the light, subsonic attack aircraft developed in the Czech Republic at the end of 1990s. The maiden flight of ALCA prototype occurred... Read More

Gearing up for the 2019 airshow season

by on 2nd April 2019 0
Between 19th February and 13th March, the Gripen rehearsal flights before the new display season took place at the 21st Air Force Base in Časláv. The Czech Air Force is a JAS-39 Gripen C/D operator since 2005, all fourteen aircraft (12 single-seat Gripen C and 2 two-seat Gripen D) are leased from Sweden until... Read More
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