Today, Jihlavan delivers components for a number of domestic and international aircraft companies. Historically, it participated in producing aircraft that were developed in Czechoslovakia by companies like Aero Vodochody or Let Kunovice. A new chapter of the company and its further development has been opened by projects for Airbus, one of the two major aircraft manufacturers in the world.

L39 Albatros

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The L39 is one of the first types of second generation jet trainers with turbofan engines developed by Aero Vodochody. This aircraft was part of the air force fleets of about 30 states in the 1970s and 1980s. Right up until today, it remains the most used jet trainer in the world.
It is a universal aircraft, designed for basic, advanced and combat flight training. In some versions it can also be used as a light combat aircraft.

  • Historically, the most successful military training aircraft in the world (more than 2,500 pcs manufactured)
  • Jihlavan is a partner for all hydraulic power devices (36 types) of the electromechanical strut, wheels and the brake system of its successor, the L39NG aircraft.
  • The L39NG aircraft has a great chance to succeed again, thanks to excellent marketing and an aggressive pricing policy. The first take-off is planned for the end of 2018.

For the first generation of aircraft, Jihlavan was a development partner for all hydraulic power devices within the Technometra group at the end of 1960s. Still today, our company provides service and spare parts for a resting fleet comprising approx. 700 aircraft.
The company Jihlavan is engaged in developing the new L39 NG aircraft. 30 types of prototypes for newly developed devices will have been delivered by the end of 2017. We are a development partner for aircraft units, producing wheels, brakes, flight control trim EMA and hydraulic distributors, whose prototypes will have been delivered by the first half of 2018.
Flow supply of all newly developed devices are planned till the end of 2020.


EASA Part-145

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2042/2003. Maintenance of civil aircraft units, rating C12 and C17.