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November 29, 2023 – Aircraft Industries, part of the OMNIPOL industrial Group, handed over two L 410 aircraft after comprehensive modernization and maintenance to our customer – the Army of the Czech Republic. As a Czech Group of companies, we are pleased that our L 410 aircraft, manufactured entirely at the Kunovice plant, is flying not only alongside European armies but also under the Czech flag.
We have achieved great success. With our new website, we have won the WebTop100 competition in the Corporate Website of the Year category for 2023. This is, the largest annual competition for, digital projects in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. This year, we even surpassed ČEZ and Komerční banka.
The L 410 NG departed from the Czech town of Kunovice, on Thursday the 9th of November, at half past seven in the morning for Dubai, where the Dubai Airshow is set to start on Monday, November 13th. The OMNIPOL Group, with it’s wholly owned daughter companies Aircraft Industries, ERA, MESIT and it’s partner company Aero Vodochody will all be presenting their products in Dubai. This year it will be, on a shared stand of Czech companies, under the patronage of the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Czech Ministry of Defense.
The OMNIPOL Group is a part of Prime Minister Petr Fiala's business mission on a journey through Africa. Specifically, President Jiří Podpěra and Chairman of the Board Jozef Piga are participating in it. The first stop was Ethiopia, where our President met with local representatives over the weekend. Among them was General Lieutenant Yilma Merdassa, the commander of the Ethiopian Air Force.
In the term 13.-14. In September, the first but very successful Future Air Force Conference took place in Prague, of which OMNIPOL was the general partner. A total of 65 military participants from 25 countries, including six commanders of the national air forces, 18 generals, 30 colonels and other officers, mostly pilots and training specialists, successfully created a new professional platform for mutual exchange of experiences and breaking down old ideas. And that was the main goal set by the organizers, i.e. the Future Forces Forum and the companies DEFCON and DALI Consulting.
The OMNIPOL Group’s participation in, NATO Days this year Ostrava Mosnov Airport, was in the role of Main Partner. The OMNIPOL Group, its daughter companies ERA, MESIT, Aircraft Industries and partner companies such as AERO Vodochody, Rohde & Schwarz and VRgineers all presented their products and capabilities at NATO Days, this year.
On Saturday, July 15, a brand new one successfully landed at the international airport in Tashkent, Uzbekistan L 410 UVP-E20 aircraft for Uzbekistan Airways, the largest national carrier in the region. It's about the first piece of two that the Uzbek side ordered from the OMNIPOL company and whose manufacturer it is a subsidiary of Aircraft Industries.
One of the largest aviation and space events in the world, the Paris Airshow, took place from June 19 to 15 at the French Le Bourget airport. OMNIPOL and its subsidiaries ERA, MESIT, Aircraft Industries as well as AERO Vodochody presented themselves here at the joint stand of 16 Czech companies. The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic took over the patronage of the Czech presentation.