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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 Description Position is contingent upon program award. The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is in search of world class talent to carry on the 70 year tradition developing game-changing aircraft systems. We are looking for a strong candidate to join a dedicated team as Lead Propulsion Integration Engineer. This position will serve as the propulsion integration technical lead for an advanced deve...
Job Description This position is contingent upon program award. The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is in search of world class talent to carry on the 70 year tradition developing game-changing aircraft systems. We are looking for a strong candidate to join a dedicated team as a Staff Propulsion Integration Engineer. This position is responsible for overall integrated propulsion system performance ...
Job Description Design of structural detail parts, assemblies and installations, as well as, systems installations for peculiar versions of C130 production and legacy aircraft. Engineer shall be responsible for: (1) development of layouts, preparation of engineering drawings, planning, scheduling, and coordination of activities with affected organizations, (2) responsible for the preparation of w...
Job Description Perform duties as an Aeronautical Engineer Associate under supervision of senior engineer. Must be able to effectively work with internal and external customers and subcontractors/suppliers. Daily duties will involve material review board on discrepant hardware, design change board, and review of manufacturing process changes. This position may support failure analysis, testing/su...
Job Description The Skunk Works is looking for world class talent in Airframe Design to be a part of a team that will carry on our 70 year tradition making history in advanced aircraft development. This entry level position requires a highly motivated engineer to use and apply technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques in designing aircraft structure and subsystems instal...
Job Description An excellent Propulsion position located with our historic Skunk Works Department located in Palmdale, California. This position will support an ADP (Advanced Development Program)program as a propulsion engineer. Responsibilities include propulsion aerodynamics design, test, and analysis for component and full vehicle applications. The candidate should have propulsion vehicle inte...
Job Description This position is within the C-130 Utilities and Subsystems team. This engineer will assist in the design, development, production, testing, troubleshooting, and field support of one or more of a variety of aircraft systems and components. Those systems include propulsion, landing gear, environmental control, hydraulics, and others. Duties may include drawing changes and release, s...
Job Description Design of structural detail parts, assemblies and installations, as well as, systems installations for peculiar versions of C130J production aircraft. Engineer shall be responsible for: (1) development of layouts, preparation of engineering drawings, planning, scheduling, and coordination of activities with affected organizations, (2) help in the preparation of work statements, qu...
Job Description Develop innovative flow control techniques and develop and apply Computational Fluid Dynamics based models of flow control systems to air vehicle applications. Apply CFD methods to aerodynamic analysis of air vehicles and air vehicle components. Experience pursuing contract research and development funding required. Demonstrated record of research and development including publica...
Job Description : Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and structural assemblies. Participate in issue resolution, develop solutions to technical problems of varying complexity while assuring sound technical content and timely closure. Develop, review and maintain engineering drawi...
Job Description Flight Sciences entry level team member for the F-35/JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) at Patuxent River supporting flight testing for the STOVL and CV variants. Duties include direct support of Flight Sciences Group as part of the Flying Qualities/Air Data team. Responsibilities include mission control room support, generation of pre-flight predictions, flight card review support, post ...
Job Description Lockheed Martin is seeking a Senior level Aeronautical Engineer to support our Special Operations Forces Support Activity (SOFSA) Program. 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 community and its war fighters with the best possible systems and equipment anywhere in the ...
Job Description The Skunk Works is looking for world class talent as an Aeronautical Senior Manager to be a part of a team that will carry on our 70 year tradition making history in advanced aircraft development. Selected candidate will lead the ADP Technology Development and Integration (TD&I) activities at Palmdale, Fort Worth, and Marietta for Advanced Structures. This position may be filled ...
Job Description The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is in search of world class talent to carry on the 70 year tradition developing game-changing aircraft systems. We are looking for an energetic candidate to join a dedicated team as a Propulsion Engineer. Responsibilities include propulsion aerodynamics design, test, and analysis for component and full vehicle applications. This position is conting...
Job Description Flight Test Analysis Engineer (FTAE) for the C-130 program. Tasks will include the test planning, test execution, data analysis, and test reporting of lab, aircraft ground and aircraft flight tests. Responsibilities will focus on avionic systems testing. Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with USG and International customers and other organizations to develop ex...
Job Description Perform duties as an Aeronautical Engineer Associate under supervision of senior engineer. Must be able to effectively work with internal and external customers and subcontractors/suppliers. Daily duties will involve material review board on discrepant hardware, design change board, and review of manufacturing process changes. This position may support failure analysis, testing/su...
Job Description Designs, develops, and tests a variety of power plants, aircraft, missiles, and parts, taking into consideration the most efficient use of the natural laws affecting flight. Establishes structural specifications, performs stress analysis, and conducts performance tests. Basic Qualifications Must be a US Citizen or legally authorized to work in US as a permanent resident. This po...
Job Description Perform duties as an Aeronautical Engineer Associate under supervision of senior engineer. Must be able to effectively work with internal and external customers and subcontractors/suppliers. Daily duties will involve material review board on discrepant hardware, design change board, and review of manufacturing process changes. This position may support failure analysis, testing/su...
Job Description The Skunk Works is looking for world class talent in Structural Analysis to be a part of a team that will carry on our 70 year tradition making history in advanced aircraft development. Perform airframe and systems structural analysis in support of multiple ADP programs, either new build or modifications to existing platforms. Responsible for stress analysis, sizing, and strength ...
Job Description Position will be supporting Air Force Strategic Programs located in Valley Forge, PA. Provide structural analysis and/or mechanical design to support Air Force Reentry Programs. Performs static stress analyses on spacecraft flight hardware and ground and test support equipment. Works under the direction of lead structures analyst to aid design engineers in developing type of struc...

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