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Internship/Working Student for Flight Simulator - VoloConnect (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 (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your crew during this flight:

As a flight simulator Intern/Working Student, you will be working in a small team of highly motivated and dynamic people, who believes in getting things done and keeping safety as the top priority.

Your mission during this flight:

As Flight Simulator Intern/Working Student, you will work close to the flight science engineers (Aerodynamics and Structural) and flight test teams to support with the flight simulator so that the relevant teams can get advanced insight and de-risking of aircraft operations as well as assess the aircraft handling qualities and safety prior to the aircraft flights.

  • You will take part in the Flight dynamics modelling in MATLAB/Simulink
  • You will be analysing dynamic modes of the aircraft
  • You will be implementing enhanced aerodynamics and rotor models
  • You will be building ground model of for the aircraft
  • You will be analysing/evaluating the test flight logs and accordingly update enhance the flight dynamic model and preparing reports
Qualifications

Check in your professional skills:

  • Student in the area of Aerospace Engineering/Computational Science or comparable subject
  • Solid grasp on aircraft dynamics of conventional and non-conventional aircraft design
  • Experience in building flight dynamics and physics model in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Hands on experience on MATLAB/Simulink and flight simulator integration
  • Experience working with Git or similar version control tools

Preferred skills:

  • Experience in modelling transitional aircraft dynamics
  • Enhancing flight simulator with virtual reality
  • Experience in building numerical models for different aircraft actuator
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.

Internship/Working Student for Flight Simulator - VoloConnect (m/f/d)

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