Airbus, a major European aerospace corporation, is looking to acquire talent at the India’s premier air show, Aero India 2019, in addition to bagging couple of orders.

“The company will also leverage the event to acquire talent. On February 23 and 24, it will offer members of the public the opportunity to explore career prospects with Airbus India,”Anand E Stanley, President and Managing Director of Airbus India & South Asia, said.

The company is looking at skill sets in Avionics Software, Aircraft System Simulation and Airframe Structures as well as in API Development, full stack development, big data, cloud and DevOps.

In India, Airbus has sought to foster innovation and entrepreneurial spirit through the Airbus BizLab, which will be present at the air show. Visitors will get a first glance of the opportunities that the start-up accelerator offers. Airbus BizLab will also partner with Invest India to organise the ‘Start-up Day’ at Aero India.

Show of strength

At the Aero India, Airbus is planning to display its commitment to supporting the growth of India’s aviation, defence and space sectors, particularly in the areas of ‘Make in India’ and ‘Start-up India’.

At the Airbus stand, visitors can experinace interactive virtual and augmented reality experiences.

Stanley said, “Aero India is the jewel in the crown of the world’s largest defence and third-largest commercial aviation market. Airbus’ large-scale commitment to the show demonstrates that India is more than a market, it’s a core base for us.”

On display will be scale models of the medium transport aircraft C295, the multi-role tanker transport aircraft A330 MRTT, the airlifter A400M, the SES-12 which is a geostationary communications satellite and a holographic display of the Hybrid SAR Earth observation radar satellite.

In helicopters, scale models of the super helicopter H225M, the AS565 MBe, which is a all-weather, multi-role force multiplier; along with the H135 and H145 will be on display.

Commercial aircraft scale models will include A330-900, the member of Airbus’ A330neo new generation widebody, the A321neo and ATR 72-600 are also on display.

Airbus will also demonstrate a wide range of service offerings, including through its fully owned subsidiaries Satair and Navblue, with particular focus and demonstrations of Skywise-based digital services.

Also, on display will be Airbus’ Advanced Inspection Drone which accelerates and facilitates visual checks, considerably reducing aircraft downtime and increasing the quality of inspection reports.