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Czech Republic
 
Latest update: May 2019
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
JAS-39 14       14 0             14
Mig-23           0 2 60 3 65     0
Mig-29           0     10 10     0
Su-22           0 3 28 5 36     0
Su-25           0   9 16 25     0
A319 2       2 0             2
An-12           0     1 1     0
An-24           0   3 1 4     0
An-26 1       1 0   1 4 4     0
C-295 4   2   4 0             4
CL-601 1       1 0             1
L-410 3       3 0 1 8 3 19     10
Tu-154           0   2 1 3     0
Yak-40 2       2 0             2
Tu-134           0     1 1     0
EV-97 1       1 0             1
L-39 8       8 0 6 27 6 42     11
L-159 73       73 0   16 32       25
Z142 9       9 0             9
Enstrom 480 6       4 2             4
AH-1     4     0             0
UH-1     12     0             0
UH-60     12     0             0
Mi-2           0   29 6 35     0
Mi-8           0   2   2     0
Mi-17           0 2 2 18 33     11
Mi-171 16       16 0             16
Mi-24 17       17 0 1 28 6 36     18
W-3 11       11 0 1           10
Total 168   30   166 2 16 215 113 316     138
 
Comment(s):

After the split up of Czechoslovakia split up into the Czech Republic and Slovakia aircraft from the Czechoslovakian Air Force were divided between both countries. These aircraft are listed as 'Other Delivery'.

C-295:

The Czech Air Force has a requirement for two C-295SMs. It's expected that a contract for the additional order will be signed in the second half of 2017.

L-159:

28 aircraft sold to Iraq which are in the process of being delivered to the Iraqi Air Force. Other aircraft are sold to Draken International.

Mig-29:

After the split up of Czechoslovakia split up the 20 Mig-29s were equally divided between the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Czech Mig-29s were withdrawn from use and later transferred to the Polish Air Force.

AH-1Z, UH-1Y, UH-60M:

The DSCA approved the possible sale of: four AH-1Z Cobra, 12 UH-1Y Huey and 12 UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Aircraft Aircraft type Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
JAS-39 JAS-39C 12       12 0             12
  JAS-39D 2       2 0             2
Mig-23 MiG-23ML           0   16 1 17     0
  MiG-23BN           0   28   28     0
  MiG-23MF           0   12   12     0
  MiG-23U           0 2 4 2 8     0
Mig-29 MiG-29A           0     9 9     0
  MiG-29UB           0     1 1     0
Su-22 Su-22M-4           0 3 28   31     0
  Su-22UM-3K           0     5 5     0
Su-25 Su-25K           0   9 15 24     0
  Su-25UBK           0     1 1     0
A319 A319CJ 2       2 0             2
An-12 An-12BP           0     1 1     0
An-24 An-24B           0   3 1 4     0
An-26 An-26           0   1 2 3     0
  An-26B-100 1       1 0     2 1     0
C-295 C-295M 4   2   4 0             4
CL-601 Cl.601-3A 1       1 0             1
L-410 L-410FG           0   2 1 5     2
  L-410MA           0   4 1 5     0
  L-410UVP           0   1   2     1
  L-410UVP-E14 2       2 0       1     3
  L-410UVP-E2 1       1 0             1
  L-410UVP-S           0   1   1     0
  L-410UVP-T           0 1   1 5     3
Tu-154 Tu-154B2           0     1 1     0
  Tu-154M           0   2   2     0
Yak-40 Yak-40 1       1 0             1
  Yak-40K 1       1 0             1
Tu-134 Tu-134AK           0     1 1     0
EV-97 EV-97 1       1 0             1
L-39 L-39C 8       8 0 4 12 2 17     7
  L-39MS           0   1 3 4     0
  L-39V           0   4   4     0
  L-39ZA           0 2 10 1 17     4
L-159 L-159A 63       63 0   16 31       16
  L-159B 1       1 0             1
  L-159T1 6       6 0     1       5
  L-159T2 3       3 0             3
Z142 Zlin 142C-AF 9       9 0             9
Enstrom 480 Enstrom 480BG 6       4 2             4
AH-1 AH-1Z     4     0             0
UH-1 UH-1Y     12     0             0
UH-60 UH-60M     12     0             0
Mi-2 Mi-2           0   29 6 35     0
Mi-8 Mi-8PPA           0   2   2     0
Mi-17 Mi-17           0 2 2 18 33     11
Mi-171 Mi-171Sh 16       16 0             16
Mi-24 Mi-24D           0   16   16     0
  Mi-24DU           0   1   1     0
  Mi-24V 7       7 0 1 11 6 19     8
  Mi-35 10       10 0             10
W-3 W-3A 11       11 0 1           10
Total   168   30   166 2 16 215 113 316     138
 
Squadron and wing overview
 
Squadron Wing Aircraft AFB
211.tl 21st Tactical AFB JAS-39C/D Čáslav
212.tl 21st Tactical AFB L-159(A) Čáslav
221.vl 22nd Helicopter Base Mi-24V, Mi-35 Náměšť nad Oslavou
222.vl 22nd Helicopter Base Mi-17, Mi-17Sh Náměšť nad Oslavou
241.dlt 24th Air Transport Base A.319CJ Prague-Kbely
    CL.601  
    Yak-40  
242.tsl 24th Air Transport Base L-410FG/UVP-E/T Prague-Kbely
    C-295M  
243..vrlt 24th Air Transport Base Mi-8PS9/PS11 Prague-Kbely
    Mi-9  
    Mi-17  
    W-3A  
LOM   Mi-17 Pardubice
    L-410UVP  
    Z-142C  
    Enstrom 480  
 
Photo gallery
 
JAS-39C Gripen A.319CJ C-295M
     
Cl.601-3A L-410-UVP-E Yak-40
     
EV-97 L-39C L-159 Alca
     
Mi-2 Mi-171Sh Mi-24 / Mi-35