Rikard de Jounge
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden, MSc. in Aeronautical Engineering
Rikard joined AVITAS in July 2005 bringing a combined 17 years of experience in areas of business management, aircraft technical sales and airplane performance analysis. Prior to joining AVITAS, Rikard worked for the Boeing Commercial Airplane Group and Douglas Aircraft Company as Customer Engineer. In this role, he provided technical airplane performance and aircraft configuration support for sales campaigns, developed marketing strategies and managed in production aircraft deliveries. Prior to that position, Rikard was Lead Engineer of MD-11 Flight Test and Aerodynamics Certification Performance. His duties included test methodology, data processing and data validation procedures, with particular emphasis on cruise, takeoff, landing testing and certification.
Rikard became an ISTAT Certified Senior Appraiser in 2015 and was recognized as a Fellow in 2020.