Airline Expert Witnesses

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Airline expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including aviation safety, aircraft maintenance, flight operations, airline management, and air traffic control. Some of the most common specialties among airline expert witnesses also include pilot training, airport security, aviation accident investigation, airline economics, and cabin safety. They have provided opinions on the effects of pilot error, mechanical failure, regulatory compliance, weather conditions, and emergency procedures.

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Aviation and Pilot Operations Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile


Aviation and Pilot Operations Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This highly-qualified expert has over 35 years of experience in aviation, as well as a practicing attorney. In addition to being a licensed attorney, he has a private pilot's license and a commercial pilot's license. He earned his BAS in biomedical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and his JD from Pennsylvania State University. He has worked for several law firms throughout his...

Aerospace and Occupational Medicine Expert Witness | MissouriView profile


Aerospace and Occupational Medicine Expert Witness | Missouri

This double board-certified expert has over 30 years of experience in preventive medicine, specifically aerospace and occupational medicine. He received a M.D. from the University of Kansas and finished a fellowship in Space Medicine at NASA and the Johnson Space Center in Houston. A Senior FAA Medical Examiner, he has been elected as a Fellow to the American College of Preventive Medicine, the...

Flight Attendant Training Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile


Flight Attendant Training Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This expert has been involved in aviation for more than 40 years. She spent time as a flight attendant for both American Airlines and Capitol Air, and has been involved in business aviation flying both full time & contract/freelance. She flew full time as a business aviation flight attendant for Coca Cola, DuPont, and others. This expert also runs her own training company, an extensive program...

Airport Operations & Readiness Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile


Airport Operations & Readiness Expert Witness | North Carolina

This highly qualified expert has served as a senior operations executive for regional and international airports. He is an Accredited Airport Executive by the American Association of Airport Executives, as well as a Certified Airport Security Coordinator, a Certified Private Pilot, and certified by the FAA in Airport Planning & Capacity. He earned his B.S. in Aeronautical Studies and Airport...

Airport and Airline Operations and Inspection Expert Witness | ColoradoView profile


Airport and Airline Operations and Inspection Expert Witness | Colorado

This 40+ year veteran of the aviation industry has extensive experience as an airline pilot and additional background in safety inspection, flight instruction, airport management, and accident investigation. He earned his B.S. in Aviation Technology and Business Management from Metropolitan State College and holds several certificates from the FAA, including the Airline Transport Pilot...

Airport Management Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Airport Management Expert Witness | Florida

This expert has over 29 years of experience in airport management, operations, and development. He gained his MAS in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his PhD in business administration with a specialization in aviation/aerospace management from Northcentral University. He is an accredited airport manager and has served as a Director of Aviation for the El Paso...

Aviation Expert Witness | KentuckyView profile


Aviation Expert Witness | Kentucky

This expert is a pilot, aircraft mechanic, inspector, and flight instructor with over 30 years of aviation technology experience. He holds a number of pilot, mechanic, and appraisal certifications. In his current aircraft inspection firm, he frequently performs Aircraft maintenance and conformity inspections, USPAP compliant aircraft appraisals, maintenance verification and conformity test...

Aviation and Flight Training Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Aviation and Flight Training Expert Witness | California

This highly-qualified expert has over 15 years of experience in aviation and flight training. She earned her AAS in aviation technology from San Juan College's Mesa Pilot Development Program. This expert is a certified airline transport pilot, commercial pilot, and flight instructor. She specializes in advanced training such as tailwheel, aerobatics, multi-engine, ATP, upset recovery, and stage...

Aviation Safety Expert Witness | TexasView profile


Aviation Safety Expert Witness | Texas

This expert has over 50 years of aviation experience. He earned his BS in aeronautical studies/flight technology from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his MPA from Troy State University. He is a certified flight instructor, airline transport pilot, and remote pilot. He is a member of the National Air Transportation Association, the Airline Pilots Association, and the International Society...

Airline Pilot Career Earnings, Pilot Screening & Selection Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile


Airline Pilot Career Earnings, Pilot Screening & Selection Expert Witness | Georgia

This highly qualified expert has nearly 40 years of experience in the field of piloting, pilot training and screening, and pilot earning potential. He earned his BS in flight technology at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is very active in his field as a member of multiple professional societies including the Atlanta Aero Club, the Air Line Pilots Association, the International Air &...

Airline Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an airline expert witness in a legal case?

An airline expert witness provides specialized knowledge about aviation industry standards, safety protocols, and regulations. They can offer critical insights into cases involving airline accidents, negligence, or regulatory violations.

What types of cases does an airline expert witness typically handle?

Airline expert witnesses often handle cases related to aircraft accidents, maintenance issues, pilot error, air traffic control errors, and disputes over airline operations or safety procedures.

How can an airline expert witness assist in a case involving an airplane crash?

An airline expert can analyze flight data, maintenance records, and other evidence to determine the cause of a crash. They can also testify on standard operating procedures and whether they were followed.

Are there subspecialties within the field of airline expert witnesses?

Yes, some experts specialize in specific areas such as aircraft engineering, pilot training, air traffic control systems, aviation law, and airport security among others.

Why is it important to hire an airline expert witness with experience in the specific type of aircraft involved in my case?

Different aircraft have unique designs, systems and operating procedures. An expert with specific experience can provide more accurate analysis and testimony regarding these unique aspects.

How does Expert Institute select its Airline expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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