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Aeronautical engineer

Krister Karl Axel Karling, Swedish Aeronautical engineer. Achievements include international patent (with other) on laser reflector pod. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Swedish Society Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Background

Karling, Krister Karl Axel was born on December 18, 1934 in Dorpat, Estonia. Son of Sten Ingvar and Kerstin Ida Eugenie (Ouchterlony) Karling. arrived in Sweden, 1941.

Education

Master of Science in Aeronautics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1962.

Career

Aerodynamicist, Saab Aircraft, Linkoping, Sweden, 1962-1979; member of staff project stability and control aerodynamicist, Europlane Company, Weybridge, United Kingdom, 1973; member stability staff and control aerodynamicist, Boeing Commercial Airplane Corporation, Seattle, 1979-1980; head stability and control aerodynamics, Saab Aircraft, Linkoping, 1980-1986; project aerodynamicist, McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Corporation, Long Beach, California, 1986-1988; senior research aerodynamicist, Saab Aircraft, Linkoping, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include international patent (with other) on laser reflector pod.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Swedish Society Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Connections

Married Kerstin Astrid Larsson, January 5, 1961 (divorced 1983). Children: Johanna, Pontus, Erland. Married Ingrid Marianne Ahren-Henning.

father:
Sten Ingvar Karling

mother:
Kerstin Ida Eugenie (Ouchterlony) Karling

spouses:
Kerstin Astrid Larsson

Ingrid Marianne Ahren-Henning.

children:
Pontus Karling

Erland Karling

Johanna Karling