Want to get into Aviation?


The Light Aircraft Company is an aeronautical engineering company, its focus is on precision engineering and fabrication and is one of the few light aircraft manufacturers in the United Kingdom.


TLAC manufactures 3 different aircraft types and 8 different variants and sells globally, either as kits which a customer can assemble or as finished ready to fly aircraft.


Working at TLAC is unique, the team is committed to producing high quality aerial vehicles with outstanding performance in their class, and exceeding our customers expectations, we have the belief that we can "always do better".


Our aircraft are known for a professional level of engineering and benchmark flight characteristics, but we cannot rest on our reputation and we are always eager to raise the bar, to raise the bar on design, manufacturing and production techniques, and aircraft performance.



Work Placements


At TLAC we have opportunities that can help you take your ideas, ambitions and education to the next level. We can offer Work Placements that will involve you in real-life projects, working with engineers, working on technical challenges and product developments, giving you in-depth hands on experience.


Undergraduate Work Placement (12 months)


A 12 month undergraduate placement working at one of the few A8-1 and A8-9 CAA approved light aircraft manufacturers in the UK. Working on real-life aircraft development, on both airframe and power plant development.




A strong pre-university academic record

A predicted 2.1 degree in related field

To have a good working knowledge of Solidworks CAD software

Have a "can do" attitude to all aspects of company life




A salary of £14,000 pa and the chance to work within a professional light aircraft manufacturing organisation, to develop your skills, get hands on experience and to be involved in advancing light aircraft manufacturing in the UK.


Opportunity overview


Positions available 1

Salary £14,000

Placement duration 12 months

Minimum grade expected 2.1

Location Little Snoring Norfolk

Disciplines Aerospace (inc stress analysis) Manufacturing, Mechanical


Undergraduate placement application form


Application download


If you think you have the skills, inspiration and drive to be part of aviation in the UK today, and you feel you can bring that passion and determination to TLAC then please complete you application and send it with a covering letter to paul@g-tlac.com