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28 June 2017

Applications are invited for a Research Support Officer to work on SmartCopter, a research project financed by the Fusion R&I 2016 Programme. The project focuses on developing a multi-purpose prototype gyrocopter – a hybrid rotoray wing that can perform the same complex missions at a fraction of the price of current helicopters on the market, as well as reduced operational costs. The Research Support Officer may also be required to work on other projects undertaken by the Institute of Aerospace Technologies.

More details can be accessed from here

Candidates should submit their letter of application, a copy of their curriculum vitae and copies of their certificates. Applications must be sent by e-mail to Applications should be received by not later than Sunday, 16th July 2017.

Late applications will not be considered.


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Meeting with Latécoère and ONERA

The Institute of Aerospace Technologies recently had a workshop with representatives from Latécoère and ONERA. Latécoère is a French aircraft company which works closely with the major aircraft manufacturers (such as Airbus and Boeing) and airlines and specialises in areas including avionics racks, test benches, harnesses and sensors. On the other hand, ONERA is the French aeronautics, space and defense research lab. The IAT has worked with both of these entities in past research projects, including ALICIA.

IAT Scholarship for Master of Science

Applications for the scholarship are invited to support full-time studies in Aerospace within the Institute of Aerospace Technologies leading to the award of the degree of Master of Science in Aerospace (by research).

Last Updated: 12 July 2017

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