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ATLAS

ATLAS (Air Traffic Laboratory for Advanced Unmanned Systems) is a Test Flight Centre located in Villacarrillo (Jaen) which offers the international aerospace community an aerodrome equipped with excellent technological-scientific facilities and airspace ideally suited to the development of experimental flights with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAS/RPAS).The ATLAS Centre holds the first facilities in Spain exclusively dedicated to testing light and tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) or Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems RPAS.

Key features:
  • Air traffic control tower with radar
  • 2 Hangars of 300 square meters
  • Runway size: 600x18m
  • Communications room
Possible applications:
  • Big sized aerial systems flights
  • Landing on moving platforms
  • Flying data capture, aircraft monitoring
  • Light and tactical UAVs operations
  • Tests and certifications for unmanned aerial vehicles

Technical specifications

Main building:600 square meters (three floors)
Airspace:Segregated (1000km2)
Grass Runway:400x10m
Hangars:2 of 300 square meters
Runway size:600x18m

Access information

Corresponding infrastructureUniversidad de Sevilla
Robotics, Vision and Control Group
LocationCamino de los Descubrimientos, 41092 Sevilla, Spain
Unit of accessWorking day

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