Aeronautical Engineering


In order to become an aeronautical engineer, prospective candidates must complete a bachelor's degree program, usually in aerospace or aeronautical engineering. A program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) may be required to later earn licensure. Due to the range and breadth of classes, these programs may take 4-5 years to complete. Students typically begin their education by enrolling in core courses in mathematics, chemistry and physics. Additionally, most programs require students to complete introductory labs in which they test engineering principles applied to flight and propulsion.
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Job Description

An Aeronautical Engineer applies scientific and technological principles to research, design, develop, maintain and test the performance of civil and military aircraft, missiles, weapons systems, satellites and space vehicles. They also work on the different components that make up these aircraft and systems. The role is focused on improving flight safety, fuel efficiency, speed and weight, as well as reducing system costs and using advancing technologies to meet customer needs.

Many engineers specialise in a particular area such as propulsion, avionics, systems integration, aerodynamics or materials and structures.

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Pay Scale

The average salary Aeronautical Engineer is from $41,859- $125,817 a year.

Jobs Available?

There are some jobs available anywhere from the united states to Afghanistan, to Italy, but only in certain parts of the country.
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