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The Czechoslovak manufacturer Avia was seized by German in March 1939 and used to manufacture their aircraft ending the line with Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6s. Once the Third Czechoslovak Republic emerged in 1945, the need to build an Air Force from nothing led to do with what was on site : airframes and engines let by retreating German troops. Avia re-birth was the fruit of these spread part assembly : the S-99 (a Messerschmitt Bf 109 G with its DB605 engine). Only forty airframes left the factory before the lack of the DB605 powerplant. Thus leading Avia to use in 1947 another stock of available engine : the Junkers Jumo 211F (mostly used on Heinkel HE 111 H-11 and later variants). The airframe lost some speed and the axial cannon. The new aircraft was used by Czechoslovakia (for ten years) and Israel (phased out in 1950).
603 Avia S-199 were built before the assembly line was closed in 1949.
This page lists all films that feature a variation of the Avia S-199 and the two-seat training CS-199.