Due to the importance of its position in the industry, news is emulating from West Wales Airport on a regular basis. As well as being at the forefront of some unique development, the site has created a number of important firsts.
2011 - Establishing the world's first airspace dedicated to both civillian and military UAS operations.
2010 - First flight of the MoD's Watchkeeper UAS program in UK airspace.
2009 - Established Extended Visual Line of sight (EVLOS) operating parameters.
2008 - The swarming of mulitple UAV's in UK airspace.
2007 - Acceptance of the worlds first UAS Operations Manual by an ICAO nation state (UK CAA).
2005 - The first unmanned aerial vehicle flight beyond visual line of sight in UK airspace.
2004 - ParcAberporth unmanned Systems Event (PAUS). The first UAS exhibition with flight
demonstrations conducted in the UK.