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Aeronautics Industry Overview

Jobs in aeronautics involve creating, designing, developing, testing, building and running aircraft, spacecraft, satellites and missiles.

The scientists, engineers and allied professionals who work in the $218 billion aerospace industry direct and coordinate the creation of aircraft and aerospace products. They propose and plan new products, evaluate product designs for functionality and estimate the cost to produce products. Other aeronautics careers include managing aircraft or spacecraft-building projects and conducting inspections to determine why existing products malfunction or fail.

Aerospace engineers also develop new technologies for use in aviation, defense systems and spacecraft. Areas of specialization within aeronautics include aerodynamic fluid flow; structural design; guidance, navigation and control; instrumentation and communication; robotics; or propulsion and combustion.

Aeronautics Job Types

Aeronautics jobs involve aircraft or propulsion systems for products that fly within Earth?s atmosphere, such as commercial or military airplanes, helicopters, remotely piloted aircraft and rotorcrafts.

Work in aeronautics can also involve spacecraft capable of flying inside and beyond Earth?s atmosphere such as launch vehicles, satellites, missiles used by the military and rockets.Spacecraft career specialties include aerodynamics, thermodynamics, celestial mechanics, flight mechanics, propulsion, acoustics, and guidance and control systems.

Aeronautics Job Market

Aeronautics employment should be plentiful in the next few years because half the people now in aeronautics will be old enough to retire by 2017. Jobs in aeronautics also pay less than other engineering jobs, which may be why nearly half of engineers who major in aeronautics work in another industry, according to data from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Two other factors will influence the number of aeronautics job opportunities. There aren?t enough US students currently majoring in engineering to fill all the open aeronautics jobs, and visas for foreign workers who could fill those positions are limited.

Aeronautics Salaries

The median salary for aerospace engineers was $102,420 in May 2011, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Aviation Week says the average pay ranged from $61,379 for entry-level aeronautics jobs to $145,832 for the most experienced aerospace engineers.

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Job title: Aeronautical Information Specialist. Location: ST. LOUIS, MO Duration: 8 Months contract No of positins: 5 Job Description: The successful candidate will create mission specific data sets in response to both customer requirements as well as crisis areas of the world using a variety of source and evaluating that source for usability. They will be able to comprehend government specifi...
Description CSC, in support of the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, is seeking an Aeronautical Engineer with a background in environmental measurement, modeling and analysis to support the Environmental Measurement and Modeling Division. This Task Order primarily supports the Volpe Center Environmental and Energy Systems Technical Center. This Technical Center is responsible for the ...
Description Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking an Aeronautical Engineer 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Advanced Systems Design Group currently engaged in the design and development of next generation manned and unmanned aircraft. This positio...
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking a Engineering Aeronautical 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA. Transforming the future of technology… The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Advanced Design Group Roles and Responsibilities: • Support the preliminary design synthesis and analysis of adv...
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking an Aeronautical Engineer 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Advanced Systems Design Group currently engaged in the design and development of next generation manned and unmanned aircraft. This position will lead t...
Lockheed Martin is seeking a senior level Aeronautical Engineer to support our Special Operations Forces Support Activity (SOFSA) Program. As a Senior Level Aeronautical Engineer you will work as part of an engineering team based in Lexington, KY. This program is critical to the success of US service men and women deployed throughout the world. Our mission is to rapidly and properly equip the SOF ...
Description CSC, in support of the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, is seeking an Aeronautical Engineer with a background in environmental measurement, modeling and analysis to support the Environmental Measurement and Modeling Division. This Task Order primarily supports the Volpe Center Environmental and Energy Systems Technical Center. This Technical Center is responsible for the ...
Job Description What do the worlds first stealth aircraft, the worlds most advanced fighters, and the worlds fastest manned aircraft have in common? They were all imagined by people at the Skunk Works some of the most innovative, strategic and visionary thinkers around. Often imitated but never duplicated, the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is a national asset that not only holds a legendary histor...
Job Description Durability and Damage Tolerance (DaDT) Structural Analyst for the F-35 Service Life Analysis Team. Perform airframe structural analysis in support of F-35 production and force management activities. Duties will include DaDT analysis, development and implementation of Force Structural Maintenance Plan, model development for Individual Aircraft Tracking and customer support, as ne...
Jan 26, 2015 CSC, in support of the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, is seeking an Aeronautical Engineer with a background in environmental measurement, modeling and analysis to support the Environmental Measurement and Modeling Division. This Task Order primarily supports the Volpe Center Environmental and Energy Systems Technical Center. This Technical Center is responsible for the ...
Flight Test Control Engineer for Navy F-35 test aircraft at Patuxent River NAS, Maryland. The successful applicant will provide Flight Test Ground and Flight Operations engineering support. Tasks will include coordination and execution of pre-flight and post-flight activities to ensure aircraft's test readiness including issuance, and closure of documentation relating to work performed on the airc...
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking an Aeronautical Engineer 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Advanced Systems Design Group currently engaged in the design and development of next generation manned and unmanned aircraft. This position will perform s...
Job Description: This Flight Simulations Software Engineer will work in an aeronautics and military flight simulations environment with cutting edge hardware & systems. This exciting Flight Simulator work will include working on robust military full flight simulations based on real-time mission conditions and variables. This unique role requires a fairly unique mix of aeronautical and electrical...
----------SKUNK WORKS---------- Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Program The successful candidate will be an experienced Flight Test Engineer working in a Combined Test Force (CTF) environment and having other duties at the Aeronautics Advanced Development Program (ADP) Skunk Works in Palmdale, CA. Flight test planning support; systems administration and management support of command and c...
Job Description: This Flight Simulations Software Engineer will work in an aeronautics and military flight simulations environment with cutting edge hardware & systems. This exciting Flight Simulator work will include working on robust military full flight simulations based on real-time mission conditions and variables. This unique role requires a fairly unique mix of aeronautical and electrical e...
SKUNK WORKS Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Program The successful candidate will be an experienced Flight Test Engineer working in a Combined Test Force (CTF) environment and having other duties at the Aeronautics Advanced Development Program (ADP) Skunk Works in Palmdale, CA. Flight test planning support; systems administration and management support of command and control systems includ...
SKUNK WORKS Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Program The successful candidate will be an experienced Flight Test Engineer working as a Test Conductor (TC) and having other duties at the Aeronautics Advanced Development Program (ADP) Skunk Works in Palmdale, CA. Flight test planning; Mission Control Room (MCR) support, including mission rehearsal, simulation support, pre-flight analysis, gro...
Selected candidate will be responsible for all integration tasks associated with definition, documentation and execution of F-35C full airframe durability test requirements. He/she will coordinate with various disciplines within the Structures Development IPT (Airframe Design, Stress Analysis, Air Vehicle Loads, Service Life Analysis, Finite Element Analysis) to ensure appropriate preparation and ...
Selected candidate will be responsible for all integration tasks associated with definition, documentation and execution of F-35C full airframe durability test requirements. He/she will coordinate with various disciplines within the Structures Development IPT (Airframe Design, Stress Analysis, Air Vehicle Loads, Service Life Analysis, Finite Element Analysis) to ensure appropriate preparation and ...
Job Description This position is the Flight Test Engineer for the F-35s Cooperative Avionics Test Bed (CATB). Tasks include but are not limited to: participating as a team member in a diverse team of multi-disciplined engineers to accomplish ground and flight test missions, development and coordination of flight test procedures, coordination of specific test assets, coordinating across contractor...

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