Anthony G Micale, Aerospace Engineer, BSME, MBA Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Aviation & Aerospace and Automotive

Specialty Focus:

Aerospace Engineer, Aircraft Engineer, Failure Investigation, Failure Analysis, Aircraft Safety Risk Assessment, Flight controls systems design, Human Factors, Hazardous Operations, DOD Secret Top Secret eligible, Space Vehicle Design, Fact Finding Event Reconstruction, Throttle Control, ABS


BSME, University of California at Santa Barbara; MBA, Pepperdine University, Malibu CA

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Anthony Micale brings over 32 years of aerospace and automotive engineering experience, including rigorous failure analysis. He is part of the Micale Partners expert witness team. He is currently employed at a Federally Funded Research and Development Corporation where he contributes to US space flight mission assurance. He has specialized in aerospace design and operation of flight and space vehicles with an emphasis on flight safety and mission assurance. Anthony is a past technical leader of an aircraft accident and incident investigation board comprised of engineers, pilots and legal counsel for a major commercial aircraft manufacturer. In this role he has studied, understood, created reports and defined design changes to resolve aircraft safety issues. Over his career he has conducted numerous analyses for root cause to determine failures attributed to design flaws, human error, human workload, improper manufacturing and inadequate maintenance. He has designed aircraft systems, conducted testing and performed analysis that have led to aircraft certification with the FAA and the CAA. His experience includes interface with aircraft manufacturers, space vehicle manufactures, commercial aircraft operators and government agencies. Anthony has also been employed by Ford Motor Company where he designed automotive vehicle powertrains and vehicle control systems. He has vehicle dynamics training and understands the basis for vehicle stability and car crash dynamics. Anthony has partnered with Paul Micale. Paul is an active airline pilot under FAR 121 with over 26 years of flight experience and 7200 flight hours. He is an active, decorated Major in the US Army where he has been a pilot. Micale Partners provides legal counsel a formidable expert witness resource. With Anthony’s design background and Paul’s pilot experience, Micale Partners bring a unique combination of expertise to forensic investigation and expert witness testimony.