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General Specialties:

Aviation & Aerospace and Transportation

Keywords/Search Terms:

Airline Pilot Military Pilot Aviation Pilot Army Aviator Army Pilot Flight Operations Helicopter Pilot Aircraft Safety Risk Assessment Human Factors Crew resource management FAR 121 Pilot FAR Part 121 Pilot FAR 135 Pilot FAR Part 135 Pilot Flight safety Aircraft safety Crewmember fatigue


Masters of Aeronautical Science, Specialization in Aviation Safety, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Daytona Beach, FL; BA, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

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Paul Micale is an active airline pilot with 26 years of flight experience 13 of which are under FAR Part 121. He has over 7200 flight hours with multiple ratings. Paul is a decorated veteran being forward deployed as a combat pilot with the US Army during 7 years of active duty. His career includes continued service as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserves where he has been a pilot and commander of flight units. As a military pilot he has flown fixed and rotary wing helicopter aircraft. His education and experience emphasizes flight operations and safety. He is part of the Micale Partners team. Paul is a licensed civilian Airline Transport Pilot with type rating as Pilot in Command and is currently employed by American Eagle Airlines as a CRJ-700 Pilot and First Officer in the Canadair Regional Jet aircraft with 65 seat occupancy. He is FAA certified for CAT II instrument approaches and to fly in Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) airspace. He is type rated for this and other aircraft requiring an FAA type rating. He has a Masters of Aeronautical Science with a specialization in aviation safety from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In the Army Paul has been a combat pilot in both the C-12 (Beechcraft 200) aircraft and the AH-64 Apache Attack helicopter. He has extensive military service in aviation units. His positions include being a Safety Officer and a Forward Deployed Assistant Operations Officer of General Support Aviation Battalion. Paul has partnered with Anthony Micale. Anthony brings over 32 years of aerospace design and operation of flight and space vehicles experience with an emphasis on flight safety and mission assurance. Micale Partners provides legal counsel a formidable expert witness resource in the aviation industry. With Paul’s pilot experience and Anthony’s design background, Micale Partners bring a unique combination of expertise to forensic investigation and expert witness testimony.