Aerospace Careers – Getting Started

Already have a passion for aircraft, space travel and want to know what kinds of job opportunities are offered? Never even thought about aerospace as a potential place for your career?

Whether a passionate aviator, or simply curious to know more, there are so many different aspects to aerospace and aviation careers that we have developed a special Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) website - Careers in -  to introduce you to key areas of aerospace and aviation where you may be able to apply your talents and help you on your journey into a fantasic and rewarding career!

From aerospace engineering to flying, from air transport operations to air traffic control, there may be a place for you in aerospace.

The website is a joint initiative with ADS Group and is regularly updated with news items on careers, recruitment, scholarships and events, industry updates and advice. 


The third issue of our FREE in-house aerospace and aviation careers magazine, Career Flightpath, was published on 8 November 2013. The magazine covers a wide range of features ranging from entry routes into aerospace and aviation career pathways - including university study and apprenticeships - through to career development advice such as how to make the most of networking opportunities and graduate/internship recruitment.


There are also features on technology, the outlook for UK aerospace and aviation with special focuses on UAVs and the UK space industry. We also have interviews with inspirational individuals on their aerospace journey including:

  • UK astronaut-in-training, Tim Peake 
  • Gautam Lewis who is opening up access to flying for disabled people
  • James Smart, Head of Flight Crew Training, Flybe
  • Dawn Elson, Head of Engineering at London Gatwick Airport


... as well as interviews and case studies of early career professionals from Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group; Ryanair Engineering; Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd; Eastern Airways and Rolls-Royce - offering you a fantastic insight into a wide range of flying and engineering career opportunities.

You can download the magazine at the link below, or, for your FREE printed copy please email your name and postal address to:

Career Flightpath (Issue 3)