This morning a manned airplane landed in the CTC runway for the first time. Xavier Fernández, a fellow pilot and close friend, landed his Sonex airplane in the CTC runway. The Sonex is a two place experimental aircraft powered by a six cylinder 120 hp...

The structure of the new building is completed and now the construction team is working on doors, windows and water and electrical systems. This winter excellent weather and the lack of problems due to an excellent project allowed a faster than expected construction. We are...

To celebrate the opening of the new facilities CATUAV has organized a remote sensing course with UAV. Scientists and professionals of the highest level will share their knowledge and experience for five days of practical classes that will include UAV aerial data acquisition flights. The...

The interministerial commission Defensa/Fomento (CIDEFO) approved last November 5th the creation of a segregated airspace where CTC experimental and training flights will be carried out. This new airspace is located 45 km north of Barcelona, has an area of 2,500 hectares and its code name...

The consortium MWUSA (Mountain West Unmanned Systems Alliance), through the office for the economic development of Utah, has signed a collaboration agreement with CTC (CATUAV Technological Centre). MWUSA choose to lead one of the six centers of UAV technology tests the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)...

These days we have excellent meteo conditions, the construction team is working hard and is optimistic about the schedule. From now the work will not stop until the opening, in this news section we will keep you informed promptly on the project's progress....

ASCAMM director, Mr. Xavier Lopez, and CATUAV director, Mr. Jordi Santacana, signed a strategic partnership agreement that aims to jointly promote training, technological development and integration of UAV systems. As part of this agreement ASCAMM will have a strong presence in the new CATUAV Technology...

The CTC project has passed all administrative procedures and now it has all required permissions. Next week heavy machinery will begin digging the foundations and soon we will post some pictures to show the work in progress. We expect a very busy year, the plan...

Last week began the installation of 18 geodetic markers on CTC surroundings. These permanent markers are distributed throughout the extension of the property and allow precise calibration of photogrammetric systems used on board UAVs....

Today we have done the geotechnical study in the terrains where the CATUAV Technological Center (CTC) will be built. Different exploratory drillings have been done in order to ensure that the place will be suitable for correctly holding the full building. The results have been...