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Test bed or indoors testing area for unmanned aerial and land systems


November 13th 2012

CATEC has an enclosure unique in Europe to perform vehicles coordination tests in an autonomous way and with movement monitoring


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Test bed or indoors testing area for unmanned aerial and land systems
Among the avant-garde infrastructures to develop projects and researches in the aerospace field available at CATEC, there is a test bed or indoors testing area for air unmanned air and land systems, mainly used in the Area of Avionics and UAS.

It is an enclosure unique in Europe to carry out autonomous coordination tests with aircrafts and monitoring of movements, concerning R&D projects on this subject in which the Center participates. Also, these facilities are available to all companies and institutions interested in performing tests with this kind of aircrafts.

The testing area is 18 meters wide, 18 meters long and 7 meters high and it has a network of 20 infrared cameras, to enable tasks of aircrafts and quadrotors positioning.

For further information about these facilities, contact the department of Avionics and UAS:
avionica@catec.aero.



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