If you are passionate about aircraft and spacecraft, and want to be involved in their development, this job could be perfect for you.
To become an engineer you will need excellent maths skills, the ability to solve problems and a methodical approach to work.
To do this job you will normally need a HND, degree or postgraduate award in a relevant engineering subject.
The Aerospace engineers work on the development of aircraft and related technology.
You would also be involved with estimating project costs and timescales, attending meetings, writing technical reports and manuals, and giving presentations to managers and clients.
With several years' experience as an engineer, you could work on the investigation of air accidents.
Hours you would work 37 to 40 hours a week, but longer hours may sometimes be needed, depending on the project and deadlines.
You would work in offices and factory production hangars, and may have to travel to inspect or test aircraft at different sites.
Income starting salaries can be between £20,000 and £26,000 a year.
Experienced aerospace engineers can earn between £28,000 and £40,000. Salaries for senior staff, such as project leaders can range from £45,000 to £65,000.
Figures are intended as a guideline only.