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|Date of Independence:|
|28 October 1918|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|n/a of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|n/a of 242 in the World|
Note: This page covers Czechoslovakia up until 1 January 1993. After this date the Czech Republic and Slovakia are covered separately. Slovakia’s existence during WW2 is also covered under the same heading.
Czechoslovakia is located in Central Europe. Between 1918 and 1993 (except for World War Two) Czechoslovakia comprised the territory of what is now the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The borders were Poland to the north, USSR (Ukraine) to the east, Hungary to the south east, Austria to the south, Wset Germany to the west and East Germany to the north west. Czechoslovakia occupied an area of 127,869 km2 (49,370 sq miles) and had a population of 14.9 million (1976 data). The capital city was Prague.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Czechoslovakia.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
The registration sequence L-BAAA onwards was used between 1918 and 1928, eg: L-BAAC. The registration sequence OK-AAA onwards was used from 1928, eg: OK-TDG.
All-time Czechoslovakia Czech Republic – civil aircraft register (L-Baaa OK-aaa) [TO BE ADDED].
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Military Air Arms
Army Air Force (Ceskoslovenske Letecky Sbor) [1918-1939]
Air Force (Vzdusne Sily Armady Ceske Republiky) [1945-1992]
Central Government Agencies
Government Aviation (Government Flying Service) [1990-1992]
Gendarmerie Aviation (Cetnicke letecke hlidky) [1935-1939]
Security Aviation (Bezpecnostni letectvo) [1945-1991]
Aviation Authority (Statni letecka inspekce)
Flight Inspection (CSDDL)
Agricultural Aviation (Agrolet) [1950-1990]
Cadet Aviation (Masarykova Letecka Liga) [1927-1939]
Cadet Aviation (Svazarm) [1950-1991]
Public Service Aviation
Police Aviation (Letecka Sluzba Policie Ceske Republiky) [1991-1992]
CSA Czechoslovak Airlines
To be added
To be added
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Brno-Turany Airport (ICAO: LKTB)
Mosnov-Ostrava Airport (ICAO: LKMT)
Pardubice International Airport (ICAO: LKPD)
Prague-Ruzyne Airport (ICAO: LKPR)
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.
Vojenske Muzeum – Exposice Letectva a Kosmonautiky (Military Museum – Air and Space Section), Kbely
Narodni Technicke Muzeum (National Technical Museum), Praha
Magazines Guide for the Czech Republic and Czechoslovakiac
Czechoslovak Aviation Bibliography – to be added
Czechoslovak Aviation History
(Concise history of aviation in Czechoslovakia)