Avionics Engineering is the study of the electronics systems used in aviation. It is a short form of Aviation Electronics. Avionics deals with the design, development, testing and maintenance of electronics and communication systems in the machinery that can fly in Air and Space.
What do Avionics Engineers do?
Hence Aerospace Engineers design, develop and test the followings:
Electronics Systems of Aircrafts, Helicopters and other flying machines
Communication systems for Aviation
Aircraft Navigation System
Air Pressure control systems in aircrafts
Scope of Avionics Engineering in Pakistan
Avionics Engineering is a very demanding field. Job options are limited but those available offer good salary package as well as high social status. With the advent of space technology in Pakistan, and PAF looking for better domestic fighter jets, the scope of Avionics is increasing and its demand is getting higher.
demand of Research and Development is also very high. Also, new developments in small satellites, such as cubesats, which are used for many purposes such as communications or gathering data, are now gaining popularity in addition to the use of drone technology. Commercial business is now considering to use drones as a delivery tool.
Four Year BSc Engineering degree is offered in Avionincs Engineering in Pakistan.
Eligibility Criteria of Avionics Engineering
Minimum 60% marks in Matric
Minimum 60% Marks in FSc Pre-engineering or Equivalent
Avionics Engineering Job Market
Avionincs Engineers are hired by all those companies, industries involved in aviation. Following is the list of major employers:
Pakistan Air Force
Private Flying Clubs
Army Aviation Wing
Passengers Aircrafts Manufacturing Companies
Missile Development Factories
Nuclear Energy Commission
Satellite Manufacturing Companies
Space Research Associations
Missile and Helicopters Manufacturing Companies
Related Fields of Avionics Engineering
Avionincs Engineering is a branch of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. If you cannot find a university near you offering Avionics engineering you can seek admission in the following fields: