Flight Control and Simulation Intern (m/f/d)

Munich, 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:

As part of the Flight Control System team of VoloDrone, you will be part of its daily activities in the development of your flight controller for unmanned operations. Your role will cover activities ranging from:

  • modelling,
  • controller synthesis and simulation,
  • and flight-testing support. 

Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Aerospace engineering or Control Theory (or related discipline)
  • MATLAB and Simulink mastery
  • Linear and non-linear control theory knowledge
  • Strong knowledge in physics modelling and simulation implementation
  • Solution-oriented mindset

Preferred skills:

  •  Experience with MATLAC c-code generation
  • Experience or successful project completion with ROS
  • Experience with position controller for aerial vehicles
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.

Flight Control and Simulation Intern (m/f/d)

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