An Aeronautical Engineer will apply scientific and technological principles to research, design, develop, maintain and test the performance of civil and military aircraft, missiles, weapons systems, satellites and space vehicles. They also work on the different components that make up these aircraft and systems.
Degree in aeronautical or aerospace engineering is normally required, some employers may accept degrees in mechanical engineering, electrical or electronic engineering, computer science or software engineering or another related subject.
- Strong mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills
- Creativity and innovative thinking
- Attention to detail
- Good communication skills both verbal and written
- A love of aircraft and aeronautics and a commitment to keep up to date with developments
£20,000 to £28,000