Hi Morgan. There are some really interesting applications out there for aeronautical technology. It's not just flying people from city to city. The missile defense agency uses surveillance aircraft to help protect us from attack. Many types of specialized aircraft are used in aerial firefighting. Medevac and news helicopters have huge impacts on people's lives, even helping save some.
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Hi Morgan! An aerospace engineer can help investigate why an airplane crashed and determine whether there were any malfunctioning parts. Here's an interesting article that may help you get a better understanding of how this career can impact others. Best of luck! #weneedmoreengineers https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/subjects/what-can-you-do-aerospace-engineering-degree