Flight Physics – Internship Flight Test Data Analysis (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011, we performed the first-ever crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

You are a motivated aerospace student seeking an application-oriented internship in the field of flight test analysis of rotorcrafts. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team covering the flight physics of the aircraft ranging from performance to loads and aeroelasticity.

  • Development of the flight test data analysis suite
  • Automation of data analysis and reporting
  • Creation of a flight test database
  • Post-processing of flight test data and preparation for comparison with simulation data
  • Support for comparison of flight test data with simulation data

Check in your professional skills:

  • Student in Mechanical/ Aerospace Engineering or Computer engineering (MSc)
  • Confidence in signal data processing
  • Confident knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Matlab, Python)
  • Structured way of working and a high sense of accountability
  • Good communication skills

Preferred skills:

  • Studies in aircraft flight dynamics desired
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners 
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch 
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

Flight Physics – Internship Flight Test Data Analysis (m/f/d)

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