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Student Theses / Working Student / Interns in the department of Autonomous Flight Technology at Volocopter
Bruchsal, DE
About us
We at Volocopter are building the world’s first manned fully electric and safe air taxis. With the Volocopter we will redefine the way people move in cities and make humanity’s dream of personal flight come true. As pioneers in this field, we wrote aviation history in 2011 with the first ever manned flight of a multicopter. This feat was followed by milestones like the first license and the worldwide first autonomous flight in a mega city (




Your Tasks
You are interested in one of the following key issues:

  • Simulink model extension/simulation framework development (AirSim, Gazebo, …) to support additional autonomy functions
  • Sense and avoid trajectory re-planning
  • Sense and avoid block development
  • Automatic landing on predefined spot
  • External database use for extended FC functionality (ATM, weather, city maps, …)


  • You are currently completing your master studies in autonomous systems, robotic, computer science, aerospace technology or similar
  • You are available for at least 4 months
  • You are a communicative team player and have organizational and implementation power
  • You have a responsible, initiative and solution-oriented way of working


Our offer


  • Fast growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Shaping the Volocopter organizational setup right from the start
  • Personal responsibility, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • Inspiring working environment with modern work spaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit

Please explain in the cover letter your fields of interest based on your experience.