After a number of years with the UK's Ministry of Defence, Qinetiq's task technical manager for 'Project Julius' Ross Young is now responsible for upgrading Boeing Chinook Mk2 helicopters for the Royal Air Force.
Why did you choose an aerospace-related career?
I was interested in aircraft from an early age and used to attend air shows with my father. Aeronautical engineering seemed to be a good idea; that was 21 years ago.
Which jobs have you done?
I started my career as a UK Ministry of Defence apprentice
technician on helicopters (airframes/engines) and then became a design
engineer (draughtsman) with the Joint Aircraft Test and Evaluation Unit
at RAF Brize Norton. Continue reading the interview...