Offers “Airbus”

Expires soon Airbus

Internship: Multi-Sensor Fusion and Obstacle Avoidance for Autonomous Helicopter Flight

  • Stage
  • Donauwörth, GERMANY
  • Teaching

Job description


Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of € 70.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Job Description

Airbus Helicopters in Donauwörth is looking for a motivated intern (f/m/d) for the development and evaluation of Obstacle Avoidance Manoeuvres for Autonomous Helicopter Flight.

Working time frame: full-time with 35 hours per week (in flexitime)

Start: Summer Semester 2021

Duration: 5-6 months

What can you expect?

Airbus Helicopters is engaged in a federally funded research and technology project MASTER 360 together with industry and research partners. The project aims to automate the landing and takeoff flight phases of helicopter flight using sensor-based obstacle detection and automatic avoidance manoeuvres. Through this project, Airbus Helicopters aims to develop and mature the technologies necessary to support autonomy for our next generation vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.

We are looking for a highly motivated student (f/m/d) to pursue an internship with us at the forefront of helicopter avionics! You will join a multi-national team in a friendly working environment. What we offer is a challenging and versatile assignment including following activities:

Conceptual analysis of the critical helicopter flight phases (approach, landing, takeoff, departure)

Requirements specification for multi-sensor fusion and obstacle avoidance

Development and integration of simulation models into a flight simulator

Validation through pilot in the loop simulations and associated data analysis

The scope and tasks may be slightly adapted according to the project status on the date of joining and the student’s own competences.

You offer:

You are a registered student (f/m/d) within aerospace engineering, computer science, electrical engineering or a similar field of study with a good academic record

You have a strong interest in the aviation domain that is demonstrated through academic and/or extra-curricular activities

You have good knowledge of MS Office and decent programming skills

You have expert language skills in English, German would be a plus

You are a team player, communicative and have an independent working style

Does this job description fit your objectives and profile? Take the next step in your career and come and join us!

Please provide the following documents: cover letter, C.V., relevant certificates, current certificate of enrollment, excerpt from your study regulations/guidelines if it is a compulsory internship)

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Make every future a success.
  • Job directory
  • Business directory