Germany opens UAS national test centre

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Germany’s aerospace centre (DLR) officially opened the National Experimental Test Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at Cochstedt at the end of March 2021. The facility provides facilities for technology development, certification and work on new regulations in cooperation with partners from industry and public authorities according to DLR chair of the executive board Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla.

Supported by the states of Saxony-Anhalt and the Federal government, the test centre will host national and international research. It is accessible for users ranging from start-ups through to established air transport industry companies for research and testing. It will also have an incubator and enabler function for start-ups and SME’s.



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