Intern Flight Sciences (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the gorund in a way that complements current transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

The aeroelasticity group works to ensure that the aircraft design presents healthy dynamic characteristic such as aeroelastic stability and acceptable levels of dynamic loads and vibration. You will asisst the team with these topics. 

  • You will assist with the development, integration and maintenance of aeroelastic models and tools (dynamic FEM model, unsteady aerodynamic model, control system…).
  • You will assist in the execution of aeroelastic analyses (flutter, dynamic loads and vibration). - You will assist with the analysis of ground/flight test data.
  • You will assist with the preparation of engineering reports.
  • You will collaborate actively with other teams to provide aircraft level aeroelasticity information.

Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in (aeronautical) engineering or related field.
  • Familiarity with FEM tools.
  • Familiarity with simulation and data analysis tools (Matlab, Python).
  • Highly effective in collaborating and communicating with others.
  • Structured way of working, high sense of responsibility and accountability.
Additional Information

Some of our Volocopter flight perks:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a broad network of top investors and partners 
  • The chance to help shape the future of aviation
  • The chance to create new things from scratch & manage your own projects
  • Personal accountability, and growth & learning opportunities, based on your skills
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient  communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package

Our differences are what makes us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust, and we give each and every one of our employees the chance to voice their opinions. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on the team level. We are fully committed to driving this innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and job titles.

Intern Flight Sciences (m/f/d)

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