Keith M. Cianfrani, Ed.D, (abd), MAS, CRSP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC
  • Phone: 267-377-5364
  • Cell: 267-377-5364
  • Fax: 352-350-6297
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Aviation & Aerospace and Accident Reconstruction

Keywords/Search Terms:

Aviation Accident Investigation, Risk Management, Human Factors, Safety Management Systems (SMS), Aviation Safety Auditing,Flight Data Monitoring,


Ed.D (abd), Delaware Valley University; MAS, Aviation Safety: , Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; BS, LaSalle University

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Keith M Cianfrani, Ed.D. (abd), MAS, CRSP, President/CEO, Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC is a company designed to assist the aviation community with precise and specific safety consulting. Our clients include insurance companies, Part 135 and Part 91 aviation operators, aviation flight schools, aircraft production companies, and law firms. Keith is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, the founder and owner, has over 40 years of aviation experience. He is a master army aviator, aviation safety officer, commercial pilot, instructor pilot and was an accident investigator for the U.S. Army Safety Center. He is rated in both rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft. As a safety officer, Keith has managed safety programs in organizations with over 100 aircraft stationed throughout 5 states. Keith is is an a safety and accident investigation instructor for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Keith is a certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and has also worked in the civilian, commercial aviation industry flying for companies such as Petroleum Helicopters, Damin Aviation, Keystone Helicopters, Island Helicopters and Chopper 6 and Chopper 3 in Philadelphia. He also has experience in the flight for life, aero medical evacuation industry. Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC offers safety evaluations (audits) for aviation companies in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations for such organizations as Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS), Air Charter Safety Foundation and HAI Audit Standards. We also prepare companies for IS-BAO audits and can assist with implementing and SMS program. We teach and promote proven Risk Management practices. We specialize in Human Factors and Material Failure in Accident Investigations. Keith Cianfrani is an expert witness in matters pertaining to accident investigations/litigation and FAA enforcement proceedings. Keith wrote for Rotor and WIng magazine and currently contributes safety articles for Rotor Magazine. Keith is also a consultant for the FAA involving The Rotorcraft ASIAS program.