Zlinska Letecka Akciova Spolecnost formed 1934 as subsidiary of Bata Shoe Company. First aircraft produced was Zlin XII two-seat, low-wing cabin monoplane, followed by Zlin 381, a licence-built Bucker Bu 181 Bestmann. The Zlin 22 appeared in 1947 as a two-seat trainer and was produced also in three-seat Zlin 22M version. Company name changed to Moravan (q.v.) in 1949, although products continued to be known as Zlins. See Moravan Inc.

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