Captain William H. Highsmith, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Habersham Aviation Consulting, LLC
  • Phone: (470) 240-1903
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Aviation & Aerospace and Safety

Specialty Focus:

Aeronautical Decision Making, Pilot, Airline, General Aviation, Pilot Training, 141, 61, 121, Supplemental Operations, Charter, Incident Accident Investigation, Management, Airline Management, Airline Operations, Management, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, Certified Flight Instructor, Multi-Engine, Airplane

Education:

BS, Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Years in Practice:

1

Additional Information

Delta Air Lines Pilot, 2007-Present. Current Airbus A319/A320/A321 Captain Aviation safety, pilot, pilot training, pilot examination, and airline operations management expert. Three decades aviation experience, including 22 years as 14 C.F.R. Part 121 Airline Pilot, Instructor, and Proficiency Check Pilot. Extensive experience in pilot training and examination, airline and general aviation, jet, turboprop, and piston. Author of several major airline pilot training programs, operations and training manuals, and testing. Extensive experience in supplemental operation mission approval, large aircraft ground operations, airport analysis, major airline operations management, incident management, and accident investigation. Conducted over 1,000 Delta pilot training and checking events, with expert cross-examination by current Airline Transport Pilots. Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with Minor in Air Traffic Control. Airline Transport Pilot and Certified Flight Instructor with Instrument and Multi-Engine ratings. Expert pilot with three decades of accident-free flying with zero violations. Flown over 40 different aircraft types and variants. Delta Air Lines Chairman’s Club honoree, Delta’s most exclusive and highest employee award.