Vodochody produces the L159 light fighter, several jet trainers
and the Ae270 Ibis utility aircraft. The company also upgrades
existing aircraft and produces aircraft subassemblies.
Tovarna Letadel is established outside of Prague to build
Phoenix fighters under license.
1938: Aero taken over by the German
1948: Czech industry is nationalized.
1953: Aircraft factory established at
Vodochody and named Aero Vodochody Narodni Podnik
1990: Joint stock company replaces