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JOHN E COCHRAN, PhD, JD, PE Eaglemark, Inc.

Auburn, Alabama
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Intellectual Property, Dynamics, Stability and Control, Helicopters, Airplanes, Products Liability, Accident Reconstruction, Technology, Segways, Spacecraft, Missiles
President and CEO, Eaglemark, Inc, Professor and Head)Emeritus of Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University, Professional Engineer, Attorney at Law (Alabama). Thirty plus years experience in aircraft (airplanes and helicopters) accident reconstruction, products liability, Segways,and intellectual property.
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W. Dan Cerkan Balefire Safety Systems, Inc.

Carlsbad, California
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Helicopter, Fixed Wing, Pilot Error, Accident Investigation, Human Factors, Flight Operations, Pilot Training, Aviation Accidents, Crew Resource Management, Maintenance, Utility Aviation, Helicopter Tours, Power Lines, Pole Setting, Powerline Patrol, Tree Cutting, Long-Line, Human External Cargo
Vastly experienced pilot and aviation expert. Involved in over 100 accident investigations, produced numerous client specific safety management systems, consulted on aviation operations, and performed full system audits on fixed wing and rotary wing companies. Retired USMC Officer who served as U.S. Presidential Pilot for George W. Bush (HMX- 1/Marine One). Decorated combat veteran. Multiple Iraq tours including 2004 Battle of Fallujah. Master of Aeronautical Science Degree, dual concentrations in Aviation Safety Systems and Human Factors, from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Graduated with Distinction (4.0 GPA). Extensive experience in aviation operations and aircraft maintenance. Dual-rated rotary wing and fixed wing pilot with over 3,700 hours of accident free flight time. Numerous military and civilian flight credentials including ATP rotorcraft, military flight instructor, Crew Resource Management Instructor, and Night Systems Familiarization Instructor to name a few. Ext...
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Anthony G Micale, Aerospace Engineer, BSME, MBA Micale Partners

Solvang, California
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Automotive Expert Witness - 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
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 sys...
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Paul J Micale, Airline Pilot, Helicopter Pilot, MS, BA Micale Partners

Solvang, California
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Transportation Expert Witness - 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
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 thi...
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Nicholas S. Drivas The Drivas Group,LLC

Orlando, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness - Airline Operations, Airworthiness, Regulations, Design, FAA, Engineering, Supplemental Type Certificates, Maintenance and Flight Operations, Investigation Analysis, Manufacturing, Certification, Aircraft
Nicholas Drivas is a well-known and respected member of the commercial air transport community. He has held high-level management positions with a number of domestic and foreign air carriers including Southwest Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines and AirTran Airways. He has also worked for engine manufacturer General Electric (GE) in positions focused on engineering, maintenance, reliability, quality and operations. His experience includes the areas of design, certification, production, operations and maintenance. Mr. Drivas is also knowledgeable about the interfaces between and among these various disciplines and regulatory agencies. Mr. Drivas holds both Commercial Instrument Pilot and Airframe & Power Plant technician licenses. He is also a FAA Designated Airworthiness Representative. He has been quoted as an expert in numerous periodicals devoted to the aviation industry. He was invited to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to “benchmark” best practices by review...
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Jeff Ramsden Ramjet Aviation

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness - aircraft, jets, business aircraft, corporate aircraft, learjet, challenger, gulfstream, hawker, falcon, citation, king air, embraer
Jeff Ramsden is currently the President and Co-Owner of Ramjet Aviation, Inc. He has dealt with all facets of the aviation industry, from sales to charter to maintenance. Entering the aviation industry in 1998, he has gathered numerous areas of expertise, most notably in aircraft sales, acquisitions, & appraisals. Jeff has completed hundreds of aircraft transactions and appraisals throughout the world, as well as served as an expert witness on various litigation cases over his career. He is an American Society of Appraisers (ASA) Accredited Senior Aircraft Appraiser, has served as President of the South Florida Business Aviation Association (SFBAA) since 2007, and is a member of the National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA). He was a recipient of the Silk Scarf Award by the NBAA in 2012, and was recognized as one of the "Top 40 Under 40" business aviation professionals in the industry by the NBAA in 2018.
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Keith M. Bransky, ASA Jet Appraisal Corporation

Atlanta, Georgia
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness - Aircraft Appraisal, Aircraft Valuation, Aviation Appraisal, Aircraft Damage, Damaged Aircraft Values, Aircraft Insurance, Appraisal Review, Airplane, Helicopter, Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Corporate Jet Values, Aviation Consulting
Keith M. Bransky provides expert witness and consulting services related to aircraft appraisal and valuation. He specializes in: the appraisal of corporate jet and turboprop aircraft; diminution-in-value cases resulting from damage to aircraft; post-accident aircraft values. For 27 years, Keith has appraised aircraft from manufacturers including: Gulfstream; Dassault; Bombardier; Boeing; Lear; Cessna; Bell; Beech; Cirrus; Piper; Pilatus; Piaggio; Mitsubishi; Rockwell; Hawker; Sikorsky. His client base includes: attorneys; financial institutions; insurance companies; government agencies; public companies; private owners. Keith is recognized by the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) as an Accredited Senior Appraiser (Aviation Specific Discipline). Keith is also accredited by the ASA (ARM-MTS) to formally review aircraft appraisals performed by third-party appraisers for adherence to USPAP standards. When used in litigation, the Appraisal Review provides an objective, critical an...
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Artemas Kit Darby KitDarby.com Aviation Consulting, LLC

Peachtree City, Georgia
Employment Expert Witness, Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness - pilot, airline pilot, military pilot, corporate pilot, pilot divorce, pilot career, pilot selection, pilot training, pilot pay, pilot benefits, pilot retirement, pilot job
Worldwide, Mr. Darby is recognized as an expert in US pilot hiring, pilot selection, pilot supply and demand forecasting, and interview preparation including: testing, simulator evaluations, medical exams and personnel interviews. He is regularly quoted in the national media - newspapers, magazines, and on television, including The Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, New York Times, Flying Magazine, AOPA Pilot, Airline Pilot Magazine, Time Magazine, Business Week, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC and many more. He is the president of KitDarby.com Aviation Consulting, LLC in Peachtree City, GA. KitDarby.com provides pilot career consulting to individual pilots, flight schools, government agencies, investment firms, and both domestic and international airlines. The company also provides litigation support for pilots that are delayed, injured, or have been involved in a fatal accident to determine potential lost career values and earnings capacity. CIVIL ATP: S&MEL Land (B-717/27...
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Jason Zilberbrand VREF Aircraft Value Reference, Appraisal Litigation Consulting Services

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness - Business aviation transactions, Breach of contract disputes, Corporate breach of contract, Back to back disputes, Agent agreements, Aircraft valuation, valuation standards, Aircraft diminution of value, Engine and Aiframe maintenance programs, Turbine engine preservation and storage, resale.
Jason Zilberbrand is the President of VREF Aircraft Value Reference & Appraisal Services. He is a Aircraft Appraiser, and expert witness, a former broker, former inventorying dealer, acquisition agent, aircraft owner, aircraft operator, contract negotiator, consultant, teacher, conference speaker, and author. He has 15 years as an inventory aircraft dealer with a $300-million-dollar credit facility, and over $4.5 billion in aircraft transactions. After spending 25 years in General Aviation working directly with aircraft owners, operators and owning and operating his own aircraft, Jason knows the international aviation marketplace. He is considered an expert in aircraft valuations and aircraft purchase agreements, and his background is diverse with knowledge in technology and aviation. Areas of aviation expertise include: • Business aviation transactions • Breach of contract disputes • Corporate breach of contract • Back to back disputes • Agent agreements • Aircraft valuation • A...
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Douglas M Moss AeroPacific Consulting LLC

Reno, Nevada
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Human Factors Expert Witness - FAA, Reconstruction, Slip and Fall, Aircraft, Airplane, Jet, Pilot, Flying, Human Error, Plume, Flying, Airline
Over forty years of experience in civilian, commercial, military, and general aviation; including flight operations, training, flight test, airline operations, aircraft design, manufacturing, human factors, management, airport land-use compatibility, and aircrew salary/employment issues. Current pilot for a major airline on domestic and international routes. Retired test pilot for U.S. aircraft manufacturer and the US Air Force. Current instructor pilot and owner of Beechcraft Baron and Bonanza aircraft. Current adjunct instructor in Aviation Human Factors for the University of Southern California (USC). Specialty areas include accident reconstruction, human factors, pilot error and causation, airport land-use issues, and aircrew employment issues.
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Bruce Weiner Weiner.net, LLC

New York, New York
Information Technology Expert Witness, Software Engineering Expert Witness - Patent, Intellectual Property, Online Travel Agents, E-commerce, Internet, IT Vendor Selection, Travel Agency, Airlines, Aviation & Aerospace, Loyalty Programs, Credit Cards, Banking, Travel & Tourism, Software Development, Affiliate Programs, Code Review, Fintech
·Technology leader at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York ·Patented Information Technology executive manager with over 30 years of in- depth experience managing software, technology, IT infrastructure, program management and contracting/outsourcing agreements for Fortune 100 corporations and government entities ·Princeton trained computer scientist and electrical engineer ·Experienced expert witness in patent and commercial litigation matters Litigation Consulting Services: Mr. Weiner has experience as a consulting and/or testifying expert witness in software development, patent infringement, and commercial litigation matters for both plaintiffs and defendants. He is adept at translating complex software, patent, and technology issues for the lay person audience. He consulted on industry transforming anti-trust cases in the travel industry. Bruce Weiner is an Information and Internet Technology executive with over 30 years of in-depth experience managing product and software dev...
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Helen Zienkievicz, APRN-CNP Cabin Safety Consultants

Moore, Oklahoma
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Air Carrier Access Act, Flight Attendant Emergency Procedures, Training and Program Development, Investigation of Inflight Cabin Emergencies; medical incidents, turbulence, evacuations, fire, etc., Passenger/Cabin Crew Illness/Injury, Threat Error Management, Safety Management Systems, Human Factors
Expert witness, consultant, program developer, trainer and internationally recognized speaker on commercial airline flight attendant and gate personnel training, performance, safety and FAA regulatory compliance. More than 34 years of experience in the commercial aviation industry; holding such positions as: Manager of Health, Safety and Security for Inflight Division, Senior Inflight Safety Investigator, Emergency Procedures Instructor for pilots and flight attendants, Station Manager, flight attendant and customer service supervisor. Other aviation roles included Chairperson of an FAA supported Aviation Safety Action Program for flight attendants, member of the Air Transport Association (A4A)Cabin Operations Committee and co-developer of Passenger Incident Review Committee process for a major global airline. Has provided expert witness, consultation services, reports and testimony for both plaintiff and defense cases and spoken at several Annual World Aviation Training Symposiums,...
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Keith M. Cianfrani, Ed.D, (abd), MAS, CRSP Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness - Aviation Accident Investigation, Risk Management, Human Factors, Safety Management Systems (SMS), Aviation Safety Auditing, Flight Data Monitoring,
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 35 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. He also writes the Safety and Training Column for Rotor and Wing Magazine. Keith is a certified...
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John H. Cane, JD, MSA, ATP, CFI Cane Associates, Aviation Consultants, LLC

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness - Pilot Expert, Human Factors, Flight Operations, Aviation Safety, Pilot Training, Safety Management Systems, Aviation Risk Management, Pilot Error, Error Analysis, Hazard Analysis
John Cane's areas of expertise are in aircraft piloting and human factors in single engine and multi-engine piston and turbine fixed-wing aircraft operated under Part 91 & 135; as well as the analysis of Part 91 & 135 organizational risk management decision-making related to flight operations, aviation safety and pilot training. As a consulting expert, Mr. Cane is particularly skilled in the analysis of opposing expert reports and the development of opposing expert deposition strategies. Mr. Cane has nearly 30 years of aviation experience, having served in 10 different operational and training aviation organizations during his career as an AV-8BII+ Harrier pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps. While in these aviation organizations, Mr. Cane served in the key aviation leadership billets of Commanding Officer, Executive Officer, Director of Safety, Director of Operations, Director of Maintenance, Quality Assurance Officer, Pilot Training Officer and Check Pilot. While in these leader...
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Captain Richard J. Levy Aviation Expert Consulting, LLC

Flower Mound, Texas
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness - Aircraft performance, Airline pilot, Aviation accidents, Aviation instruction and training, Charter flying, Cockpit crew performance, Commercial aviation, Commuter airlines, Flight safety standards, Flight simulators, International flight operations, Military aviation
Richard Levy is an aviation enthusiast and subject matter expert with a 50-year aviation career culminating with roles as Captain and Pilot Check Airman at American Airlines. He is an accomplished Commercial, Private and Transport Pilot with an accumulation of over 4,000 hours in General Aviation Aircraft, 2,000 hours in Military Jets & Transports, and well over 30,000 hours in Boeing 727,757/767 and 777 Aircrafts. He is FAA Certified and well-versed in FAA rules and regulations, and able to interpret the rules and regulations of different airlines. He is an articulate and positive communicator, skilled at presenting complex technical information to diverse audiences including pilots, attorneys, the government, and media. Captain Levy flies for a commercial airline as Captain of a B-777. Regions flown include the United States, South America, Russia, Europe, China, India, Middle East, Japan, South Korea, Polar Operations, ETOPS, North Atlantic, and the North Pacific.
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Daniel L Schreiber, Meteorologist, USAF-Veteran Smalltown Weather, LLC

Del Rio, Texas
Meteorology Expert Witness, Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness - Aviation Meteorology, Forensic Meteorology, Aviation Mishap, Aviation Weather, Emergency Management, Severe Weather, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Insurance Dispute, Severe Weather, Hail Damage, Wind Damage, Thunderstorm Expert
Dan Schreiber is a highly experienced aviation meteorologist, forensic weather expert, as well as trusted emergency management partner proven with years of experience as a decorated military officer and chief meteorologist. Both in the military and out, Dan's meteorology expertise has been sought by senior military commanders and aviators, community leaders, and business owners alike. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). Mr. Schreiber's forensic meteorology work has included commercial truck accidents, aviation emergencies, power line deaths, hurricane flooding and insurance disputes, and electrocution investigations. He is also a locally renowned public speaker and weather instructor, publishing courses in aviation meteorology, weather observing, and weather emergency preparedness, and often lecturing to groups including emergency responders, youth clubs and school groups, as well as at business leadership meetings. He is also a frequent contributor to l...
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