Aeronautical Engineer (Occupation Code : 214403)

The path to becoming a Aeronautical Engineer


Performs and supervises engineering work concerned with the design, development, manufacture, maintenance and modification of aircraft for flight.


Applying the principles of science and technology to create aircraft, components and support equipment.

Establishing control standards and procedures to ensure efficient functioning and safety of machines, machinery, tools, engines, equipment or systems.

Maintaining aircraft for full operation including making regular inspections, maintenance and servicing.

Measuring and improving the performance of aircraft, components and systems.

Modifying designs to improve safety features or minimise fuel consumption and pollution.

Participating in flight test programmes to measure take-off distances, rate of climb, stall speeds, manoeuvrability and landing capacities.

Supervising the assembly of airframes and the installation of engines, instruments and other equipment.

Alternate Occupation Names

Aircraft Control Systems Engineer

Avionics Engineer

Flight Test Pilot

Aircraft Production Engineer

Aerospace Engineer

Flight Test Engineer

Propulsion Engineer

Aircraft Designer

Aircraft Electrical Engineer

Aircraft Safety Engineer

Aerodynamics Engineer

Avionics Systems Engineer

Aircraft Mechanical Engineer

Aircraft Electronics Engineer

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