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It's people who will help FlyZero take off

To explore tomorrow's technologies, we need the right team in place today.

By Chris Gear - FlyZero Project Director

10 December 2020 08:30:AM
Read time: 4 mins

In my recent blogs I talked about the exciting opportunities to join the FlyZero team and revolutionise the future of aviation as part of our research project aiming to realise zero-carbon emission commercial flight by the end of the decade.

I have been overwhelmed by the calibre of applicants we’ve had for the wide range of roles on offer and am really looking forward to welcoming people from diverse backgrounds to be part of this exciting project very soon, after all it’s people who will make FlyZero a success.

As our team grows there will be more roles advertised so I encourage everyone to check our vacancy board frequently, here. Today, the roles on offer include some of the more specialised areas we’ll be investigating and present an opportunity for people with the relevant knowledge and experience to leave a lasting legacy on global aviation:

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Specialist – Support the team in exploring the overall hydrogen fuel cell design space effectively by producing designs and undertaking analysis in order to model a fuel cell system which meets the design requirements. Click here.

Hydrogen Combustion SpecialistProvide expert input to ensure the team explores the overall hydrogen combustion design space effectively. Produce designs and undertake analysis in order to model a fuel cell system which meets the design requirements. Help shape requirements where it may provide an advantage to the overall aircraft. Click here.

Airport Operations and Requirements Specialist - Provide insights to the marketing and technical teams on airports’ operational drivers, constraints and other relevant information to help explore the options acting as project link to airport stakeholders. Click here.

Sustainability Analyst - Develop sustainability and environmental requirements during aircraft design and development including materials choices and supply chain considerations. Work with global experts and engage with regulatory and policy-making bodies to ensure sustainability models and requirements are based on latest thinking and any configurations developed will be fit for market. Click here.

Battery Specialist - Provide expert input to ensure the team explores the overall battery and battery system design space effectively reviewing design requirements and providing input to the aircraft concept team. Click here.

Economist – Work as part of a cross-disciplinary team to support project delivery with quality research, analysis and business intelligence. This role will support all activities focused on building an understanding of the market and economic forces as well as the barriers, failures and opportunities created by the project. Click here.

Propeller Design Specialist - Design low noise and efficient propellers to meet the aircraft performance and noise requirements using a systems approach and completing concept/preliminary design stages. Click here.