The Andalusian Foundation for Aerospace Development (FADA), is a non-profit organization, established in January 2007, whose purpose is the impulse, development and promotion of R&D likely encourage the economic growth of the aerospace sector in Andalusia and promote the generation and exploitation of new knowledge and technologies.
Therefore FADA, manages the Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC) and its associated technology infrastructure, called ATLAS, which will be soon a laboratory for flight testing of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
Board of trustees
- AGENCIA DE INNOVACIÓN Y DESARROLLO DE ANDALUCÍA (IDEA)
- INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE TÉCNICA AEROESPACIAL (INTA)
- AIRBUS DEFENSE & SPACE
- AIRBUS OPERATION
- AERTEC SOLUTIONS SL
- FUNDACIÓN AYESA
- AIRGRUP SL