Formed 1915 as Breitfeld, Danek & Co. to build Hiero aero engines. Expanded to design own engines, trade name Praga, and also produce armaments. Changed name to Ceskomoravska-Kolben-Danek and opened…
Tatra automotive and railway combine formed aviation department 1935 at Koprivnice, Moravia, building about 40 T.131 (licensed Jungmann) and T.126 biplane trainers and handful of T.1 2-seat cabin monoplanes. Taken…
Austrian Otto Kauba interested RLM in proposal for flying-bomb, set up Skoda-Kauba Flugzeugbau Prague February 1942, building various piloted prototypes VI, VIA, V2, followed by unrelated V3 sporting aircraft. V4…
First fighting aircraft produced in new country was ascribed to designer Alois Smolik, though built at what was then called Central Aircraft Works (June 1920). Sm 1 was Warren-strut 2-seater…
TeST s.r.o Company was established 1992 to design, develop and produce ultralight sailplanes, powered sailplanes and aircraft; first product was TST-1 Alpin sailplane. Capacity increased to 10 aircraft per year…
TL ULTRALIGHT TL also markets the TL-22 Duo/Eso Rogallo-wing trike. Formed in 1990, the company previously produced the TL-1, TL-2 and TL-32 ultralights, progressing then to the TL-132, predecessor of…
URBAN AIR s.r.o. This company produces the UFM-10 Samba and UFM-13 Lambada ultralight at its three factories in the area of Usti nad Orlici.
Vlada Verner built W-01 Broucek single-seater 1970, followed by W-02 single-seat tailless canard (140-hp M 332).
Vojenská Továrna na Létadla better known as Letov.
Výzkumný a Zkušební Letecký Ústav National aeronautical R&D institute founded 1922, major role in design programmes under general direction of Aero Vodochody.
WOLFSBERG LETECKÁ TOVARNA s.r.o. (Subsidiary of Wolfsberg Aircraft Corporation NV) Company in process of formation from part of former Letov, established in 1918 and privatised in mid-1990s as separate divisions,…
Name merely meaning 'factory', in full Skodovy Zavody, largest engineering firm in country after First World War. Among vast range of products were aircraft (e.g. Dewoitine fighters under licence), aero…
Zilina Transport Research Institute built Vazka (Dragonfly) autogyro, to design of student Vazek (1 April 1968).
MORAVAN AEROPLANES INC (A division of Moravan Inc) Formed 18 September 1934 as Zlinská Letecká Akciová Společnost (Zlin Aviation Company Ltd) in Zlin; manufacture of Zlin aircraft started 1933 by…
Morava Zlin Aero Service set up in 1999 to market the Russo Savage ultralight; renamed Zlin Aviation. Works are at Holešov Airport. US promotion began in 2005.
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