Internship / Dual Rotor (m/f)

Stage By Airbus
  • Marignane
  • To be negotiated


Internship / Dual Rotor (m/f)

Internship / Dual Rotor (m/f)

Airbus Helicopters Marignane

Airbus Helicopters, formerly Eurocopter, is a division of Airbus Group, a global pioneer in aerospace and defense related services. Employing approximately 22,000 people worldwide, Airbus Helicopters is the world's No. 1 helicopter manufacturer with a turnover of 6.5 billion euros. The company's fleet in service includes some 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in approximately 150 countries. Airbus Helicopters' international presence is marked by its customer centers and participations in 21 countries, and its worldwide network of service centers, training facilities, distributors and certified agents.
Airbus group is a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services. In 2014, the Group - comprising Airbus, Airbus Defense and Space and Airbus Helicopters – generated revenues of € 60.7 billion and employed a workforce of around 138,600.

Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, the Group - comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of € 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600.

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.

Description of the job

Airbus Helicopters Marignane is looking for an intern for a 6-month internship.

Increasing the maximum speed of Helicopters is an important challenge. This is especially the case for rotor dynamics, because some new types of dynamic instabilities, usually not encountered at conventional speed, may occur.

Within the Dynamics, vibrations & acoustics department of Airbus Helicopters, you will be in charge to develop an analytical model permitting to assess the main rotor dynamic stability and especially at high speed.

For this challenging mission, you will be immersed in an international team of 34 engineers, giving you the opportunity to have fruitful exchanges and all the required support.

This internship will start on 3th April 2017 (subject to some flexibility).

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Tasks & accountabilities

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

1- Studying the equations and model set up,
Four Degree Of Freedom modelling

2- Analysing the results (Method comparison ):
a. State space matrix harmonic decomposition
b. Flocquet analysis

3- Participating to the parametric study : Impact of rotor characteristics , flight conditions...

4- Implementing this model in a in-house software suite (GAHEL).

Required skills

You are in the 2nd year of a master's degree or in the 5th year of university, engineering school or equivalent specialising in Aeroelastics Engineering.

You ideally have an initial experience in this field.
You are a good team player and and have excellent interpersonal skills.

English: advanced level,
French: fluent.

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