Barcelona Drone Center has become a strategic drone test site for the European Space Agency – Business Incubation Centre (ESA-BIC) The announcement was made by the Government of Catalonia represented by the Presidency Minister, Neus Munté, the Secretary of ICT Governance, Jordi Puigneró, the General Manager...

Organized by DDC and BTV (Barcelona TV), the Barcelona Drone Center hosted the first drone racing event broadcasted on TV in Spain. More than 30 pilots from all over country participated in this First Grand Prix. You can see a summary here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=GO4Vsj9r9cE...

BCN Drone Center has incorporated 44 ground control point targets that will be used in the MapKite project. The points have been measured with a GPS with subcentimetre precision and are spread in a 2 km area. They will be usable for anyone testing their...

BCN Drone Center facilities, fed for two years exclusively with solar energy, has now a new small wind generator that makes an excellent complement to the solar panels because it allows to produce and store energy at night or in low solar radiation conditions. To...

This October BCN Drone Center has held a new Edition of the UAV Remote Sensing Applications course, which again has received very positive feedback from all participants. Together with the usual sponsors, this time the course has had the collaboration of Pix4D, so all participants...

This September we have finished the construction of a brand new fixed ground control station in the BCN Drone Center. It has been prepared to be able to work both a UAV piloting and operation simulator and as a ground control center for beyond line-of-sight...

We have just installed a new helipad in the airfield so all UAV multirotors and helicopters flying and testing to the BCN Drone Center can properly take-off and land in a flat and stable surface....

CATUAV Tech Center (CTC) has officially changed its brand name to BCN Drone Center. After the first year of being the tech center operative we have selected this new brand in order to further internationalise the UAV test site services and properly distinguish between the...

Last two weeks CTC facilities have successfully held the 3rd and 4th editions of the UAV remote-sensing course. During both weeks participants have learnt all basic photogrammetry and remote-sensing concepts and how they are linked with UAV operation. They have also seen different real case-studios...

In order to become one of the main civil UAV Test Sites of Europe we are continuously improving the CTC facilities. This month we have just prepared a new unpaved runway that has been precisely levelled. All rocks has been removed and thick grass has...