Aeronautical Engineer: Develops, designs, and runs tests on aircraft, space vehicles, surface effect vehicles, missiles, and related component systems, applying engineering principles and techniques. Designs and develops commercial, military, executive, general aviation, or special purpose aircraft, space vehicles, satellites, missiles, or related hardware or systems. Studies and evaluates operational characteristics and effects of stress imposed during actual or simulated flight condition, testing models, prototypes, subassemblies, or production vehicles. May specialize in design and development of structural components, such as wings, fuselage, rib assemblies, landing gear, or operational control systems. May specialize in analytical programs concerned with ground or flight testing, or development of acoustic, thermodynamic, or propulsion systems. May assist in planning technical phases of air transportation systems or other aspects of flight operations, maintenance, or logistics. [-] Less
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