Flight controler conception

  • Engineering / Avionics
  • Toulouse, France
  • Job posting: October 05, 2015
  • Job ID: 2015_JOB-FLG-01
  • Type: Internship

Business description

Main features of the flight controler:

  • Secure the ground communication (TM / TC link)
  • Receive data from the UAV sensors
  • Monitor the UAV when executing its predefined flight plan
  • Take over autonomously in case of failure (go off the track, breakdown, data link loss).

As flights have to be secured, the flight control process must be completely under control, which will allow:

  • To control its life cycle
  • Characterize and guarantee it will run well
  • Develop updates according to the client needs

Job description

Taking advantage of what already exists in open source / open hardware, you will be responsible for the full development of the flight calculator (design and routing). You will adapt existing software work packages and develop new ones when needed.


  • Strong in designing and routing electronic cards
  • Experience with ARM microcontrolers (preferable)
  • Working knowledge of Eagle software (preferable)

And a fluent english !

Sunbirds presentation

Sunbirds is a young innovative start-up designing, manufacturing and marketing long-endurance solar drones, flying all day long.

Our market is mainly abroad coporate clients (both civilian and military), for uses ranging from nature protection to industrial surveillance and precision agriculture.

Other job offers:

2015_JOB-FLG-02. Flight system specification & Embedded flight system development.

2015_JOB-FLG-03. Propulsion chain optimization.

2015_JOB-GND-01. Ground station software development.

2015_JOB-OPR-02. UAV operator.