Textron 2019 Intern - Aerosciences Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

2019 Intern - Aerosciences Engineer


Lift your career to new heights.At Textron Aviation, our culture allows you to grow within the company while building your career. Developing new leaders and encouraging innovative ideas are critical to the success of our organization.The Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying.These brandsbring together decades of unmatched experience in designing, building and supporting aircraft. From design to flight, Textron Aviation has become an industry leader through our belief in havingthe Right People in the Right Place at the Right Time .Are you ready to elevate your career?


Responsible for the analysis and development of new and derivative aircraft across the Company product line using analytic data, wind tunnel data, and flight test data.

  • The variety of tasks within the Aerosciences organization can include analysis of aircraft loads, performance, and handling qualities.

  • Will involve the development of simulation models and tools using a variety of in house programs as well as FORTRAN, MATLAB, C and MATHCAD codes on LINUX workstations and PC's.

  • Contribute to the development and certification of significant engineering projects.

  • Participate in the entire development process, from early advanced design efforts to final certification activity.

  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines such as Advanced Design, Mass Properties, Flight Controls, Propulsion, Engineering Flight Test, Stress, and Fatigue.

  • Apply knowledge of 14 CFR Part 23 and Part 25 regulations to insure all critical design and certification analyses have been performed.

  • Document results in memos and certification reports for transmittal to internal customers and certification authorities.



  • Pursuing Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering is required; Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering is preferred.


  • The qualified candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work well on small teams and exhibit the general competencies required for success, such as adaptability, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and high work standards.

  • Additional consideration will be given to candidates with experience in the configuration development of new and derivative aircraft with relevant experience in aerodynamic analysis, which includes, but is not limited to, the collection and reduction of wind tunnel data, the development of theoretical aerodynamic models, utilizing simulation tools to perform trajectory analysis, calculating aircraft performance, or determining aircraft handling characteristics.

  • For all candidates, fluency with programming in a structured language as well as MATLAB and/or MATHCAD experience is highly desirable. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Word, or similar products, is expected.

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265773