Category Archives: Meeting

New Framework Agreement with LOM PRAHA s.e. signed

During the 2022 NATO Days programme, the new Framework Agreement on aviation training in the facilities of the LOM PRAHA state enterprise (LOM PRAHA s.e.), in favour of the Multinational Aviation Training Centre (MATC) was officially signed by directors of both parties of the agreement on Saturday the 17th of September 2022. This event took… Read More »

MATC Training Conference in Croatia

This year, the second MATC Training Conference took place in the Croatian Military Training Facility „Mali Lošinj Barracks“ in the term  12 -14 July 2022. Representatives of all four MATC member countries met here to jointly discuss topics from the training branch. The main theme of the conference was a more in-depth presentation of the individual… Read More »

The Joint Training, Legal and Financial MATC Conference 2022

The Joint Training, Legal and Financial MATC Conference was held from 26th to 27th April 2022 at the MATC Directorate residence in Vyškov, Czech Republic. The main goal of the MATC Training Conference was to find joint training activities and to start setting up a way of working together for the next period. The main… Read More »

MATC MoU Amendment No. 1 has been signed

MATC Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Amendment No. 1 has been signed on the level of Military Representatives to the NATO Military Committee during NATO Defence Ministers Meeting, held in Brussels 20 – 21 October 2021. This Amendment is an outcome of two years lasting effort of MATC Working Group, composed of MATC legal and financial… Read More »

The 9th MATC Steering Committee Meeting

The 9th MATC Steering Committee Meeting was held on 20th October 2021 at the Croatian military air-base Zemunik – Zadar, Croatia.The main SC meeting subjects were the new SC Chairman election, the Plan of Work (POW), MATC Multinational Budget (MMB) and MATC FIN Plan 2023 – 2025 approval. As a new SC Chairman was voted BG Robert Tóth, SVK… Read More »

Global Defence Helicopter meeting in Warsaw

The MATC representatives (Director and Airworthiness Officer) attended the Global Defence Helicopter in Warsaw, which was held in November 2021. The MATC main presented topics were differences between live and simulated training, and the second topic was aimed to clarify benefits of signed  MBAR for MATC participants. Written by PJ

MATC MBAR meeting – Liptovský Mikuláš (SVK)

The first MATC Aviation and Airworthiness meeting after ceremonial signature of MBAR (Mutual Bilateral Airworthiness Recognition) in 2019 took place from 5th to 6th of October 2021 in Liptovský Mikuláš, the Slovak Republic. The meeting was organized by the MATC Directorate in coordination with the Slovak Military Aviation Authority (MAA). In two days, subject-matter experts… Read More »

The 1st/2020 MATC Training Conference overview

The 1st 2020 MATC Training Conference was held from 3rd to 5th March 2020 in Olomouc, Czech Republic. During this Conference, the Participants had an opportunity to visit two of CZE tactical simulation centres belonging to MATC Training Facility Pool: HTP (Helicopter Training Point) Ostrava CZ, and TSC (Tactical Simulation Center) Pardubice. The main topic of… Read More »

The final Mutual Bilateral Airworthiness Recognition conference

The final Mutual Bilateral Airworthiness Recognition (MBAR) conference, attended by the National Military Authorities (NMA) directors representing the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, and the Slovak Republic, took place in Prague on December 12, 2019. The participants signed the Recognition Certificates (RC) of training procedures, rules of the aircrews and maintenance personnel in the scope of… Read More »

The 4th MBAR visit in Bratislava

The final on-site visit of the State Aviation Department was done by the Military Airworthiness Authorities (MAA) of CZE, HRV and HUN in the Ministry of Defence of Slovak republic in the term of 22-24 October 2019. The MAA SVK legal basis and procedures concerning to Product Oversight were found out as acceptable for MAAs… Read More »