UAV / Drone Pilot & Regulatory, Logistics, Test Evaluation Operative

Drones - Delivery & Logistics
£25,000 - £37,000 + benefits

Drone Pilot & Regulatory, Logistics or Test Evaluation Operative

Drone Manufacturer


Salaries from £25,000-£37,000

Airbotics Talent are excited to partner with Windracers in the growth of their UAV Operator, Regulatory, Logistics and Test teams.

About Windracers

Windracers are a leading autonomous drone solutions business that design, manufacture and operate their innovative logistics platform across the delivery, humanitarian aid, defence, and environmental sectors.

Windracers are pioneers in their field having achieved -

• The first BVLOS autonomous drone flight in the UK

• The first ever fixed-wing pilotless UAV to land on an aircraft carrier

• Financial Times Tech Champion 2023 Winner for Logistics

The Roles

Windracers are offering the unique opportunity for UAV Pilots with a background or interest in Logistics, Regulatory Compliance and Test Evaluation (or vice versa) to take on a multi-disciplinary role.

Each of the four available roles will encompass pre-flight planning, flight operations, data collection, UAV maintenance and repairs, documentation and training and development plus role specific requirements listed below.

Essential Requirements (all roles)

• A passion for aviation technology

• Experience in drone piloting and/or relevant experience in logistics, regulatory compliance or test evaluation and a willingness to operate UAVs

• Right to work in the UK

• The ability to spend time away from home in the field, both domestically or internationally, for up to 4 weeks at a time

Drone Pilot & Regulatory Operative Requirements

• Prior experience or interest working with regulatory compliance

• A methodical and resilient mindset

• Understanding of the following preferred but not essential - local and international regulatory frameworks (CAP722, CAP1616, SORA), EASA regulations, writing of Operating Safety Cases.

Drone Pilot & Logistics Operative Requirements

• A clean UK C1, D1 and D1E driving licence

• Logistics coordination experience, moving and removals, military or comparable background

• Experience within procurement, inventory management, transportation or driving preferred but not essential

Drone Pilot & Test & Evaluation Operative Requirements

• Prior experience or interest with UAV assessments, test planning and execution

• Understanding of UAV systems, avionics, and flight control systems preferred but not essential

We are looking to start the shortlisting process immediately, so if interested please submit your application with attached CV today for consideration.

Applications close on 30 January 2024. Please note, face to face interviews with take part in Southampton on 19 February 2024.

Airbotics Talent are committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities. All candidates sourced and submitted to our clients are based solely on suitability to our clients requirements without prejudice of age, sexual orientation, gender, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, veteran or military status or marital status.

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