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The best test centre for aerospace activities

Spain holds an exceptional position within aerospace testing due to its geographical location and weather. As if that wasn't enough, a 100-year-old tradition provides all the experience and know-how needed to create the worlds best aerospace products.


There is really no better place to test, develop and market next-generation aerospace products than right here in Spain. Besides ideal natural conditions the Spanish government is fully supporting the industry with programs and funds. Around the country innovative test centres attracts the biggest players in the industry.

Furthermore, Spain offers one of only 3 FALs in Europe attracting several companies from various connected fields, such as military transport and special mission aircraft, low pressure turbines, MRO activities, air-refuelling aircraft, and air traffic management.

All these factors make Spain ideal for any business involved in the future of aerospace.


  • Tap into the well-established tradition.
  • Benefit from a strong network of aeronautic suppliers and technology developers.
  • Gain access to world-class researchers and a specialised talent pool.
  • Gain easy entry to the European market.
  • Develop products in close collaboration with existing experts.
  • Become part of a growing cluster.
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Europe's best test market

Spain provides many advantages for testing, manufacturing and developing of aerospace products. From military to commercial use, the facilities, suppliers and knowledge are already available .

A few examples:

  • Airbus Group has it main setup in Spain for its flagship project from the military transportation segment including the final assembly lines for the A400M and constructing part of the commercial Airbus A380.
  • AciturriAlestis and Aernnova are among Spain’s tier-one suppliers who provide components for manufacturing. These can be aero structures, composite and metallic parts as well as engineering and other services which are part of projects such as the Eurofighter Typhoon or Boeing’s B737.
  • Spain has dedicated facilities to test light and tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) or Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems RPAS. The test centre offers the international aerospace community a unique opportunity to advance the development of experimental flights with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAS/RPAS).
  • Advanced Technology Aerospace Centre of Andalusia (CATEC) at the Aerópolis Park in Seville or TecnoBahía in Cadiz provides an outstanding environment for aerospace companies to develop their business and to engage in R&D activities.


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