Air Museum Kunovice, Czech Republic
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N 49° 02.124 E 017° 27.476
33U E 679644 N 5434301
Quick Description: Air Museum Kunovice
Location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic
Date Posted: 10/3/2011 11:49:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMCQH6
Kunovice is a town in the Uherské Hradište District, Zlín Region, Czech Republic. Kunovice is quite significant to Czech aviation history as it is the home to the Let aircraft company. At the airport is a small but quite interesting air museum with both military and civil aircraft on display.
The Aircraft Museum in Kunovice exhibits about 25 military aircrafts, airliners and sports aircrafts among which more than a half was manufactured in the local company Aircraft Industries (visit link
) . Aircraft Industries operating as Let Kunovice, is a Czech (formerly Czechoslovak) civil aircraft manufacturer. Its most successful model has been the L-410 Turbolet (visit link
) , of which more than 1000 units have been built.
This collection of aircraft traces the history of production in the east of Moravia and the looks at the equipment used by the Czechoslovak air force.
You can also buy a tickets for sightseeing flights, balloon flights and tandem parachute jumps here at the museum.