Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Czech aviation industry making a comeback

News appeared recently about important investment into the Czech aviation industry. Czech aircraft manufacturer Evektor got a significant investment when a Malaysian investor decided to put in about 4 billion Kč. This is an illustration of the Czech current aviation industry: stable growth and hopeful expectations for the future.

 Evektor is famous for its small sports aircraft. Since 2011 they have been developing a promising project, the twin-engine transport aircraft EV-55 Outback for nine passengers or an equivalent amount of cargo. The new investment, which was the result of two years of negotiations, can help to complete this project. This story illustrates the tendency of the Czech aviation industry today – a gradual, steady and hopeful growth.

In the past the Czech Republic had a strong aviation industry. There were many successful projects: licensed production of Soviet supersonic MiG fighters, training aircraft called Dolphin and Albatross, the globally used transport L 410.

Read more: http://new.praguepost.com

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