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Utva

Utva Pančevo
Type Public
Industry General aviation
Founded 1937
Headquarters Pančevo, Serbia
Key people Tomislav Bjelogrlić (General director)[1]
Revenue Decrease 5.43 million (2012) [2]
Net income Steady €0 (2012)[2]
Total assets Increase €18.65 million (2012)[2]
Total equity Decrease €1.79 million (2012)[2]
Employees 301[2]

Utva Pančevo (commonly known as UTVA) is a manufacturer of general aviation aircraft, located in Pančevo, Serbia.

History

Utva was founded on 5 June 1937 in Zemun and produced simple gliders. In 1939 Utva began manufacturing light piston engine aircraft. During the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999, the factory was bombed several times and severely damaged. Utva in Serbian is the Ruddy Shelduck.

Lasta 95

Main article: Lasta 95

The Lasta 95 (Swallow 95) series is a profile designed as a primary training aircraft.[3] The Iraqi Air Force is the first operator of the Lasta 95 ordering 20 aircraft with another 16 optional, in 2010.[4] The Serbian Air Force has ordered 15 Lasta 95s.

Kobac

Main article: UTVA Kobac

The Kobac ("Sparrow-Hawk" in Serbian)[5] is a light military aircraft currently in development whose first flight will take place in 2013.[6]

List of Utva aircraft

Summary of aircraft built by Utva
Model name First flight Number built Type
212
213 Vihor
Aero 3 August 1956
Trojka 1946
56 22 April 1959
60
65 1965
66 1966
75 19 May 1976
Lasta 95 26 February 2009
Kobac

List of Utva UAV

Summary of aircraft built by Utva
Model name First flight Number built Type
Vrabac Mini UAV 50+
Pegaz 011 1

References

External links

  • www.utvaaviation.co.rs
  • Yugoslavia The Aviation Industry
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