Spain has opened the doors to a new UAV flight-test center, near Villacarrillo in the province of Andalucía. The €4.5 million ($6.2 million) Atlas (Air Traffic Laboratory for Advanced Unmanned Systems) complex, formally opened on March 21, features an airfield and 1,000 sq. km (386 sq. mi.) of airspace, which officials say are ideally suited for the testing of light remotely piloted air systems. The Andalucían provincial government wants to turn the region into an aerospace hub, and ...


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