Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of aviation & aerospace expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on aviation & aerospace and related issues. Aviation & aerospace expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these aviation & aerospace expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Human Factors, Faa, Pilot Training, Manufacturing, Aerospace Medicine, Aircraft Design, Aircraft Safety, Airplane Crash, Aviation, Engineering, Failure Analysis, General Aviation, Air Carrier Access Act, Aircraft Appraisal, and Aircraft Maintenance.

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James J. Lilje, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI

Aviation & Aerospace - Pilot Training, Pilot Evaluation, Flight Planning, Flight Evaluation, Airplane Flight Risk Assessment, Flight Risk Mitigation, Extended Overwater Flight, ETOPS, Performance Based Navigation, PBN, Required Navigation Performance, RNP, Cat. II & III Approaches, Technically Advanced Aircraft, TAA
I am a pilot and flight instructor with over 50 years of experience in military, airline, air ambulance, air taxi and general aviation. Since 2007 I have worked primarily as a flight instructor. I teach and evaluate flying skills and judgment to pilots at all levels from beginners to the highly experienced. I am very successful at teaching complex flying concepts to people who have little or no previous knowledge. I hold an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (the highest pilot license) and a Gold Seal Flight Instructor Certificate issued by the FAA. The Gold Seal recognizes the high first time pass rate of my students when they take their FAA fight check for a new rating. I have 19,000 flight hours which includes over 3500 hours of instruction given. Current flight instructor, Galvin Flight Training. • I give flight instruction for all pilot ratings from Private Pilot through Airline Transport Pilot. • I am a stage check instructor for all Part 141 and Part 61 courses taught at ...

Michael R. Henderson XL Aviation

Aviation & Aerospace, Engineering - Aircraft Accident, Aircraft Incident, Aircraft Crash, Plane Crash, Aviation Safety, General Aviation, GA, Aviation, Flight, FAA, NTSB, FSDO, AOPA, Pilot Training, Flight School, Aircraft Maintenance, Crash Forensics, Aircraft Safety, Cessna, Cirrus, Bonanza, Piper, Beechcraft, Champion, Extra, Pitts
Current Flight School & Aircraft Lease Business Owner, Physicist with over 50 years of critical problem solving experience providing General Aviation Aircraft and Pilot Training. Expert in determining the critical factors that determine all manner of aviation outcomes connecting pilot capability, training, emotional fitness, state of being and the relevant relationships between pilot, machine and environment. Inventor and builder of key technologies. Sought technical resource focused on FAA requirements, historical trends, aircraft capabilities as well as current pilot training and behavior characteristics relevant to critical performance cause and effect. Skilled and experienced in critical state of the art problem solving techniques developed for and used by NASA, Boeing, IBM, Intel, Apple and Others.....Expert Pilot & Physicist. Cause and Effect Master, Clear and Concise Reporting. Most recent cases: Desiree Horton v OCFA et al

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Arizona
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, AZ, FL, NV, Hawaii, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Timothy A Sestak, PhD, MSAE, MBA

Prescott Vly, Arizona
Aviation & Aerospace, Engineering - Business Operations (aviation), failure analysis, Human Factors, Aviation Software engineering and certification, aircraft design, controls, displays, hardware/software integration, Pilot Training, pilot-vehicle interface, Skydiving, Hanggliding, Parachutes, Wingsuits, Airplanes, Helicopters, Safety
Dr. Timothy Sestak is an expert in the field of aerospace technology and systems integration. With an impressive background in both academia and industry, Dr. Sestak has cultivated an exceptional breadth of expertise in numerous critical areas, including sensors, aerodynamics, human factors, human-machine interface, system logistics, hardware and software development, integration, testing, and certification of aircraft systems. Furthermore, he possesses extensive experience and training in aviation safety and safety systems, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the industry's most crucial aspects. As a Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the College of Aviation, he expertly guided students with his wealth of knowledge and practical insight. Dr. Sestak has held influential leadership roles and successfully managed high-technology programs for prominent organizations such as the US Navy, Boeing, B/E Aerospace, NASA, The Research Triangle Institute, IBM, and sma...

Ethan J Baughman, M.D. Ph.D. Ethan J. Baughman M.D. Inc, A Medical Corporation

Thousand Oaks, California
Plastic Surgery, Aviation & Aerospace - Immunology, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Breast Revision, Gynecomastia, Brow Lift, Chin Augmentation, Ear Surgery, Eyelid Lift, Facelift, Facial Fat Grafting, Neck Lift, Neck Liposuction, Rhinoplasty, After Weight Loss Surgery, Arm Lift, BOTOX, IMR
Dr. Baughman is American board-certified plastic surgeon, Faculty of the American College of Surgeons, Independent Medical Reviewer, FAA designated Aviation Medical Examiner, and has received years of plastic surgery training in comprehensive plastic surgical and nonsurgical care of the face, breast, and body. Following in the footsteps of his parents and older brothers, Dr. Baughman started his higher education at Kansas State University where he was mentored by distinguished professor and accomplished lipid biologist Dr. Ruth Welti. Dr. Baughman graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biology. Dr. Baughman then accepted a position in an elite program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where he earned his medical doctorate (M.D.) along with his doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.). His doctoral thesis, "CD8+ T cells in multiple sclerosis," was done under the supervision of hematopathologist Dr. Nitin Karandikar. Dr. Baughman gained interest in ...

Bert Botta, Aviation Expert: General Aviation, Airline/Corporate Captain, ALPA Pro Stds Botta Aviation Expert

Petaluma, California
Aviation & Aerospace, Human Factors - Aviation Crash, Airline & General Aviation, Flight Crew Error, Flight Training, Airplane Crash, Aviation Safety, InFlight Emergency, FAA, Maintenance Negligence, Crash Investigation, Aircraft Safety, Corporate Jet Accidents, Pilot Error, Controlled Flight Into Terrain, Loss of Control, Weather
July, 2023: My last case: "2 aircraft line up to land on the same runway and collide on final approach! 4 souls lost. FAA calls these 'wrong surface events.' The ATC system is fractured and needs fixing!" Captain Botta has 35 years of Aviation Experience as an International Airline and Corporate Jet Captain with a General Aviation background. He also has 10 years experience in Private Practice as a former Licensed Professional Counselor. Aviation Expert Experience: • Wrong-surface event, 11/22 - 3/23 • Wrongful death case, 7/22 • Other cases opined on: pilot competency, pilot incapacity, medical issues • SEAK Expert Witness Training, 2/22 • SEAK Expert Witness Directory, 12/21 "Bert, I am pleased to report that we resolved the case yesterday with a positive (yet confidential result). The information you provided for the case allowed my clients and me to show the defense that we were worthy adversaries and knew what should have been done and what hadn’t been done in training and...

Artemas Kit Darby, III KitDarby.com Aviation Consulting, LLC

California
Aviation & Aerospace, Employment - pilot, airline pilot, military pilot, corporate pilot, pilot divorce, pilot career, pilot selection, pilot training, pilot pay, pilot benefits, pilot retirement, pilot job, airline pilot career value, pilot career earnings, pilot wrongful termination, pilot injury, pilot death, pilot career delay
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...

Michael R. Henderson XL Aviation

Danville, California
Aviation & Aerospace, Engineering - Aircraft Accident, Aircraft Incident, Aircraft Crash, Plane Crash, Aviation Safety, General Aviation, GA, Aviation, Flight, FAA, NTSB, FSDO, AOPA, Pilot Training, Flight School, Aircraft Maintenance, Crash Forensics, Aircraft Safety, Cessna, Cirrus, Bonanza, Piper, Beechcraft, Champion, Extra, Pitts
Current Flight School & Aircraft Lease Business Owner, Physicist with over 50 years of critical problem solving experience providing General Aviation Aircraft and Pilot Training. Expert in determining the critical factors that determine all manner of aviation outcomes connecting pilot capability, training, emotional fitness, state of being and the relevant relationships between pilot, machine and environment. Inventor and builder of key technologies. Sought technical resource focused on FAA requirements, historical trends, aircraft capabilities as well as current pilot training and behavior characteristics relevant to critical performance cause and effect. Skilled and experienced in critical state of the art problem solving techniques developed for and used by NASA, Boeing, IBM, Intel, Apple and Others.....Expert Pilot & Physicist. Cause and Effect Master, Clear and Concise Reporting. Most recent cases: Desiree Horton v OCFA et al

Jamie Klopp Klopp US LLC

Encinitas, California
Automotive, Aviation & Aerospace - Automotive Design, Car Design, Aircraft Design, Product Design, Human Factors, Ergonomics, Styling, Interface, Intellectual Property, Patent, Manufacturing, Engineering, FAA, FMVSS, Interior, Exterior, Seats, Utility Patent, Design Patent, Design Process, Product Development
Jamie Klopp owns and operates Klopp US LLC, an Automotive, Aircraft, and Product Design Expert Witness service. In addition to expert work, Mr. Klopp is an active design professional working in automotive and aerospace product development. Mr. Klopp holds broad design expertise with specific focus on Passenger Vehicles and General Aviation Aircraft.

Anthony G Micale, Aerospace Engineer, BSME, MBA Micale Partners

Solvang, California
Aviation & Aerospace, Automotive - 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...

Paul J Micale, Airline Pilot, Helicopter Pilot, MS, BA Micale Partners

Solvang, California
Aviation & Aerospace, Transportation - 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...

Joseph Quinn, M.S., P.E. Materials FACT

Los Angeles, California
Failure Analysis, Metallurgy - Automobile, Aviation & Aerospace, Motorcycle,Appliance, Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Corrosion, Maritime, Equipment & Machinery, Mining, Bicycles, Transportation, Medical Devices, Manufacturing, Plumbing, Products Liability, Fire, Electricity, Pipe, HVAC, CPVC, Oil & Gas, Welding
Joseph Quinn, MS, PE, is a Forensic Metallurgy and Metallurgical Engineering consultant. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Metallurgical Engineering and is registered in 7 states (CA, PA, UT, NV, AZ, CO, WA). He has provided over 1,000 Failure Analysis investigations on metallic and non-metallic (glass, plastic, rubber, and composite) materials or products. Mr. Quinn provides metallurgical and materials consultation, expert witness testimony, and forensic failure analysis for civil litigation with retentions by defendants and plaintiffs. He has received awards in the International Metallographic Contest and has conducted several presentations on metallurgical engineering and failure analysis subjects at universities, ASM meetings, and industry events. He is President of the National Society of Professional Engineers in California (NSPE-CA) and is active in several technical societies. He has taught metallurgical engineering course topics in Principals and Applications of ...

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, AZ, FL, NV, Hawaii, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Ross S Sagun, ATP Sagun Aviation Consulting

Benicia, California
Aviation & Aerospace, Human Factors - Decision Making, Airline Operations, General Aviation, Training, FAR’s, Incident Investigation, Operations, Compliance, Pilot Error, Crew Performance, Pilot Fatigue, Crew Resource Management (CRM), Situational Awareness, Turbulence Injuries, Passenger Disruptions, Navigation and Communications
Highly experienced recently retired airline pilot and aviation safety representative with more than 50 years of flight experience and approximately 30,000 domestic and international flight hours in both major airline and general aviation aircraft Former air traffic controller, international air safety representative involved in aviation rulemaking, flight instructor, general aviation aircraft owner and operator FAA licensed pilot since 1972 Experienced major-airline captain for 28 years, 19 years as captain in widebody aircraft Areas of expertise include Federal Air Regulations (FAR) Part 121 airline and air traffic control operational safety issues, flight operations, standard operating procedures, regulatory and flight operations manual compliance, crew performance and coordination, cockpit-related human factors issues, crew resource management, turbulence injuries, procedural compliance, aircraft limitations, navigation and communications procedures, and best practices Extensiv...

Mingxi Zheng, MS, PE BEAR INC.

Berkeley, California
Products Liability, Mechanical Engineering - Accident Reconstruction, Failure Analysis, FMEA, Material Characterization and Testing, Material Properties, Metallurgy, Manufacturing, Aviation & Aerospace, 3D printing, Automotive, Slip Trip & Fall, Warnings & Labels, Oil and Gas, Product Development, Laboratories & Testing
Mingxi is a Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in the state of California with expertise in materials development and mechanical engineering across a broad range of industries. With a specialty in metallurgy, fracture mechanics and failure analysis, she has experience in materials testing and process development in the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Prior to joining Berkeley Engineering And Research, Inc., she held engineering roles at SpaceX, Virgin Orbit, and Carbon 3D, where she worked on integrating Mil, ASTM, ISO, and NASA specifications into the product development process during transitions from R&D to production. In addition to knowledge of traditional materials and processing methods, she has developed characterization methods for additive manufacturing of metallic and polymeric materials. Her skills take a big picture approach, centering on the intersection of materials science and mechanical design, among other fields. Projects have included reusability a...

Kodey B. Bogart KB Solutions, LLC.

Melbourne, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace, Safety - Helicopter Air Ambulance, Aviation Law Enforcement, Aviation Safety Management Systems
Vastly experienced pilot, aviation safety professional, and aviation expert. Involved in teaching numerous aspects of helicopter flight and safety management systems. Former United States Army Warrant Officer and Aviator flying the Blackhawk during medical evacuation missions. Decorated Operation Iraqi Freedom combat veteran receiving two Air Medals and a Sikorsky Rescue Award. One semester remaining for a Master of Science, Aviation Safety Degree concentrating on safety management systems (4.0 GPA). Graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Aeronautics with a minor in Helicopter Safety. Extensive experience in aviation operations, including aviation safety, flight training, maintenance test flights, helicopter air ambulance, and aviation law enforcement with over 2,400 hours of accident-free flight time. Numerous military and civilian flight credentials, including Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rotorcraft, FAA Certified Flight...

Keith M. Cianfrani, Ed.D, (abd), MAS, CRSP Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC

The Villages, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace, Accident Reconstruction - 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 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 a...

Artemas Kit Darby, III KitDarby.com Aviation Consulting, LLC

Florida
Aviation & Aerospace, Employment - pilot, airline pilot, military pilot, corporate pilot, pilot divorce, pilot career, pilot selection, pilot training, pilot pay, pilot benefits, pilot retirement, pilot job, airline pilot career value, pilot career earnings, pilot wrongful termination, pilot injury, pilot death, pilot career delay
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...

Shem Malmquist, FRAeS Malmquist System Safety, LLC

Melbourne, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace, Accident Reconstruction - System Safety, Safety Analysis. highway, rail, marine, Airlines, Human Factors, Weather Radar, Microburst, Downburst, Windshear, International airline operations, airline safety, complex system analysis
Expert witness in civil and commercial aviation, accident investigation and complex safety-critical systems. Most experts specialize in a single domain, typically very narrow in scope. As a result, it is common for a complex case to require multiple expert witnesses. This can dramatically increase the cost and complexity of your cases. Malmquist is an experienced expert, comfortable with both depositions and trial testimony, combining almost 50 years of being a pilot with many years of experience as an accident investigator as well as teaching safety and accident investigation at the university level. Malmquist has specialized in applying system theoretic analysis in major trials. These methods, developed by MIT researchers, provide a solid, traceable, foundation for understanding and explaining accidents involving complex systems. This goes far beyond just opinion as the basis of the analysis can be shown to be complete, rather than ad hoc. Malmquist is a visiting instructor at ...

Daniel Monlux Wingman Med

Pensacola, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace, Family Medicine - Aerospace Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Aviation Medicine, FAA Medical Certification, FAA HIMS, FAA Medical Denial, Flight Medicine, Aviation Medical Examiner, Airplane Accident Investigation, Airplane Accident, Airplane Crash, FAA Medical Appeal, FAA Medical, Pilot Medical
Dr. Daniel Monlux is a FAA Senior HIMS AME who is board certified in Family Medicine and Aerospace Medicine. He has helped thousands to maintain their flight medicine certifications. He started his career in the U.S. Navy and has more than 2500 flight hours including combat service in the F/A-18. A commercial pilot for more than 20 years, he is also a certified flight instructor for single engine, multi-engine, and instrument flight. Dr. Monlux is also a trained aviation accident investigator having graduated of the Naval School of Aviation Safety, with a focus on pilot medical suitability. Dr. Monlux provides aviation medical consulting with Wingman Med.

Keith Roxo, MD MPH Wingman Med

Pensacola, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace, Occupational Medicine - Aerospace Medicine, Aviation Medicine, FAA Medical Certification, FAA HIMS, FAA Medical Denial, Flight Medicine, Aviation Medical Examiner, Airplane Accident Investigation, Airplane Accident, Airplane Crash, FAA Medical Appeal, FAA Medical, Pilot Medical
Dr. Keith Roxo is a TOPGUN trained adversary pilot turned Aerospace Medicine physician with over 2000 hours in high performance aircraft including the F/A-18, F-16 and F-5. He holds multiple military flight instructor qualifications, an airline transport pilot certificate and CFII. He is board certified in Aerospace and Occupational medicine and is a FAA Senior HIMS AME. He is also a trained aviation accident investigator having graduated from the Naval School of Aviation Safety with a particular focus on pilot medical suitability. Dr. Roxo provides aviation medical consulting with Wingman Med.

Keith M. Bransky, ASA Jet Appraisal Corporation

Atlanta, Georgia
Aviation & Aerospace, Appraisal & Valuation - 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 Bransky provides expert services in matters related to damaged aircraft values, aircraft appraisal, and aircraft operations. He specializes in matters involving: the appraisal of corporate jet and turboprop aircraft; diminution-in-value cases resulting from damage to aircraft; aircraft maintenance and repair issues. For 31 years, Keith has appraised aircraft from manufacturers including: Gulfstream; Dassault; Bombardier; Boeing; Lear; Cessna; Bell; Beech; Cirrus; Honda; Piper; Pilatus; Piaggio; Mitsubishi; 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 Apprai...

Artemas Kit Darby, III KitDarby.com Aviation Consulting, LLC

Peachtree City, Georgia
Aviation & Aerospace, Employment - pilot, airline pilot, military pilot, corporate pilot, pilot divorce, pilot career, pilot selection, pilot training, pilot pay, pilot benefits, pilot retirement, pilot job, airline pilot career value, pilot career earnings, pilot wrongful termination, pilot injury, pilot death, pilot career delay
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...

Captain William H. Highsmith, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI Habersham Aviation Consulting, LLC

Atlanta, Georgia
Aviation & Aerospace, Safety - Aeronautical Decision Making, Airline, General Aviation, Pilot Training, 141, 61, 121, Supplemental Operations, TSA, Charter, Incident Accident Investigation, Aviation Management, Airline Operations Management, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, Certified Flight Instructor, Multi-Engine, Airplane, Pilot Error
Delta Air Lines Pilot, 2007-Present. Current Airbus A319/A320/A321 Captain. Aviation safety, pilot, pilot training, pilot examination, pilot error, aviation security/TSA, and airline operations management expert. Over three decades aviation experience, including 23 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, security and TSA compliance, 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 ...

Robert G. Tuck Jet Research

Peachtree City, Georgia
Aviation & Aerospace - Commercial Aircraft Maintenance, Modification, Storage, and Repair (Major and Minor), Structural repairs, Lease acceptance & return language, FAA, FARS, Regulatory compliance, AC records, Documentation, STC's, Tool use and safety, MRO Performance and Procedures, Maintenance Tracking, Logbooks
My experience and background encompass over thirty-five years of practical and professional aviation-related experience ranging from mechanic to president. I possess a valid A&P License with a clean FAA record. My company, Jet Research, which I founded in 1996, has over 760 verifiable aircraft projects to its credit, and I manage a $5M budget annually and employ over 30 people in several different countries. We perform pre/post-purchase inspections, records reviews, repossessions, and maintenance bridging on transport category aircraft for aircraft operators and leasing companies as a consultant. We are adept at contract negotiations and interpretation. We have prepared bids and estimates for labor hours required for aircraft induction and letter checks. We often act as a technical representative, and track aircraft through maintenance utilizing computers and specialized software. Professional experience highlights: - A&P License granted April 1989. - Former DAR-T. ...

Lynda Coffman, BSME, MBA Take Flight Consulting, LLC

Barrington, Illinois
Aviation & Aerospace, Safety - Aircraft Damages, Accident Investigations, Human Factors, Airline Business Operations, Employee Injuries, Passenger Loading Bridge Operations, Ramp Safety, Safety Data Analytics, Root Cause Analysis, FAR 121, Airport Operations Policies and Procedures, Ground Equipment, Compliance
I am a Senior Airport Operations Executive with a nearly 30-year track record of driving operational excellence and ensuring safety in the airline industry. From the beginning of my career as an aircraft engineer to the my most recent role as President of United Ground Express, I have consistently upheld the highest standards to ensure the safety of all personnel, equipment and aircraft. I have held many airport roles which gives me broad and deep expertise in airport safety protocols and regulatory compliance. As the President of an airport ground handling company, I understand the intricacies of accountability and compliance where there are numerous operators working side-by-side, critical for establishing fault in airport damage / injury cases. I am a seasoned speaker and have presented at numerous industry events, conferences, graduate programs, and internal company events. I have a keen attention to detail and strong planning/organization skills.

Ronald Barrett Barrett Aerospace Technologies

Lawrence, Kansas
Aviation & Aerospace, Engineering - Aerospace, Aviation, Engineering, Aircraft Design, Aerodynamics, Structures, Smart Structures, Stability and Control, Propulsion, UAV, UAM and UAS, Drone, Missile, Munition, Helicopter, Electric Flight, Flying Toys, Flight Testing, Aircraft Crashworthiness, Cost Analysis, Patents
I am a Full Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kansas (KU) and Director of the Aircraft Design Laboratory (ADL). When not working for the university, I run a small business, Barrett Aerospace Technologies, which is typically centered on transitioning KU technologies to the commercial world. • Winner of the Discover Magazine Award for Aerospace and Aviation • Led more award winning American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aircraft and Missile Design teams than any other in the world • Associate Fellow, AIAA • Listed by Stanford/Elsevier as one of the world’s top 2% most cited Technologists • Most cited member of the AIAA Aircraft Design Technical Committee • Published more than 400 professional works • Holder of 20 patents • Worked on projects for all of the branches of the US DoD, NASA, NSF, DARPA, all major US aerospace corporations and many minor. I have worked in many corners of aerospace technology from flight test engineer to USAF weap...

Andrea Nelsen

Prior Lake, Minnesota
Psychiatry, Aviation & Aerospace - Public health, Occupational psychiatry, Preventive medicine, Public safety, Forensic psychiatry, FAA, Aerospace medicine, Malpractice, Occupational medicine

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Nevada
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, AZ, FL, NV, Hawaii, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Helen Zienkievicz, APRN-CNP Cabin Safety Consultants

Moore, Oklahoma
Aviation & Aerospace, Safety - 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 40 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,...

Artemas Kit Darby, III KitDarby.com Aviation Consulting, LLC

Texas
Aviation & Aerospace, Employment - pilot, airline pilot, military pilot, corporate pilot, pilot divorce, pilot career, pilot selection, pilot training, pilot pay, pilot benefits, pilot retirement, pilot job, airline pilot career value, pilot career earnings, pilot wrongful termination, pilot injury, pilot death, pilot career delay
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...

Bonnie Hayes Access 382

Double Oak, Texas
Aviation & Aerospace, Developmental Disabilities - Air Carrier Access Act, Airline policy and procedures, Special service requests (SSR); wheelchairs, seating, Covid-19 exceptions. etc., Service and Support Animals, Complaint Resolution Official (CRO) Program, Safety Assistants, Accessible services in airports and onboard, Mobility device handling
After a near forty-year career with American Airlines, Bonnie Hayes has invaluable insight into and experience with the air travel industry. Her thorough knowledge of the Air Carrier Access Act, combined with an extensive background in airline policy and procedure, positioned her as an Expert Witness for American Airlines’ from 2018-2021. Bonnie is an Aviation Accessibility Consultant and founder/owner of Access 382. She specializes in the ACAA (CFR Title 14, Chapter II, Subchapter D, Part 382) including: airline requirements for special service requests (SSRs); physical, developmental and cognitive disabilities; Service and Emotional Support Animals; seating accommodations; accessible services in airports; Airport Agent policy and procedures; wheelchair and aisle chair services; boarding, deplaning and connecting assistance; pet relief areas; accessible services onboard; Flight Attendant policy and procedures; accessible lavatories; onboard wheelchairs; passenger medical equipmen...

Floyd McConnell, PE, MBA Revital Air LLC

Fate, Texas
Business Operations, Aviation & Aerospace - International Business Development, International Trade, International Arms Trade, Manufacturing, Environmental and safety compliance, Plant Management, Business Practices, Corporate Investigations, Business Practices, Business Administration
Mr. McConnell is a business leader with significant domestic and international business and manufacturing experience in the aerospace and defense industry. His portfolio included commercial and military customers in Asia, Europe, the Mid-East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South America and the United States. He has set up supply chains and managed manufacturing and production lines for businesses in Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and multiple locations within the United States. Mr. McConnell successfully managed the responsibility for overall financial performance and operations including the customer relationship and supply chain of diverse businesses within the Aerospace and Defense industry. These businesses included: - Turbine engine components: Blisks/Integrated Bladed Rotors, blades, vanes, engine structural components, and compressor section assembly. - Aircraft structures: the design, manufacture, assembly, and final aircraft assembly. Functions included metal fabri...

Jeffrey T Soules, PSCA Over the Top Aviation LLC dba: US Aircraft Appraisals

corinth, Texas
Aviation & Aerospace, Appraisal & Valuation - Aircraft Maintenance, Aircraft Valuation, Appraisal Report evaluation, Aircraft diminution, Aircraft appraisal services, Aircraft appraisal, Aircraft Logbooks Analysis, Aircraft’s Instrumentation, Aircraft Avionics, Maintenance Report evaluation.
Over The Top Aviation LLC. in Corinth, Texas can help your litigation case a success through a professional, independent aircraft appraisal or maintenance evaluation. Expert witness valuations report for diminution of value, Maintenance fault claim or defense. Report evaluation. Etc. With our contacts within the aviation community, we can provide appraisal services nationwide. We will supply you with a comprehensive report along with a sealed certificate of appraisal. The report contains: 1, A Detailed Examination of the Aircraft, Including a Careful Review of Aircraft Logbooks and Records 2. An Analysis of Relevant Data 3. A Detailed Inventory of the Aircraft’s Instrumentation, Avionics, Systems, and Components Our appraisals are backed by data generated from more than 32 years of experience appraising aircrafts. Call us and see how we can help your case successful.

Donald S Garvett Garvett & Associates, LLC.

Kirkland, Washington
Aviation & Aerospace, Transportation - Airline, Revenue Management, Pricing, Loyalty, Network, Scheduling, Airport, Travel, Aircraft, fleet, merger & acquisition, antitrust, tourism, alliances, maritime, cruise, frequent flyer, intellectual property, tourism, aviation, management, economics, planning
former VP/EVP of four airlines; consultant to over 85 airlines; consultant to about 100 other aviation-related and maritime clients; served as litigation expert for about 25 clients; excellent references as a consulting and a testifying expert extensive direct experience in virtually all airline commercial and strategy areas, and many financial and operational areas

James J. Lilje, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI

Vashon, Washington
Aviation & Aerospace - Pilot Training, Pilot Evaluation, Flight Planning, Flight Evaluation, Airplane Flight Risk Assessment, Flight Risk Mitigation, Extended Overwater Flight, ETOPS, Performance Based Navigation, PBN, Required Navigation Performance, RNP, Cat. II & III Approaches, Technically Advanced Aircraft, TAA
I am a pilot and flight instructor with over 50 years of experience in military, airline, air ambulance, air taxi and general aviation. Since 2007 I have worked primarily as a flight instructor. I teach and evaluate flying skills and judgment to pilots at all levels from beginners to the highly experienced. I am very successful at teaching complex flying concepts to people who have little or no previous knowledge. I hold an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (the highest pilot license) and a Gold Seal Flight Instructor Certificate issued by the FAA. The Gold Seal recognizes the high first time pass rate of my students when they take their FAA fight check for a new rating. I have 19,000 flight hours which includes over 3500 hours of instruction given. Current flight instructor, Galvin Flight Training. • I give flight instruction for all pilot ratings from Private Pilot through Airline Transport Pilot. • I am a stage check instructor for all Part 141 and Part 61 courses taught at ...
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