Experimental Test Flight Center (ATLAS)

Centro de Vuelos experimentales ATLAS

Andalusian Foundation for Aerospace Development (FADA), is a non-profit company that manages CATEC and the Experimental Test Flight Center for UAS/drone, called ATLAS.

Since 2014, FADA-CATEC operates the ATLAS (www.atlascenter.aero) located in Villacarrillo, Jaen, Spain. It is specially designed for light and small UAS/RPAS operations and will be made available for companies. It counts with 1000 Km2 of segregated airspace until 5.000 ft. available jointly with a main runaway of 600 m and auxiliary one of 400 m.

Telemetry and primary surveillance radar facilities are available, along with a suited orography and climatology, enabling more than 300 of operational days per year. On the other hand, offices, meeting rooms, hangars, workshops are ready for customers, including full support to operations: management of flight permits for the coordination of flight operations, and interactions with Civil Aviation Authorities in Spain.

For further information about rates and services offered, you can contact us at: info@atlascenter.aero