Airplane Expert Witnesses

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

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Aviation and Pilot Operations Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile


Aviation and Pilot Operations Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

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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...

Air Traffic Control Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Air Traffic Control Expert Witness | California

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This expert has 40 years of experience in the field of air traffic control and aviation safety. He studied professional aeronautics and management at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and completed training courses with the FAA and the US Navy. This expert is certified as a safety management system practitioner, a contracting officer's representative, and an air traffic control specialist, and...

Aviation Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Aviation Expert Witness | California

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This certified helicopter pilot has over 10 years of experience. After earning his BA in geology from the University of San Francisco he began his career as a pilot. He has flown commercially throughout the United States, Africa, and the Middle East. He has served in many pilot positions including a contract pilot position for HeliClass, a corporate helicopter pilot for E&J Gallo Winery, EMS...

Aviation Safety Expert Witness | TexasView profile


Aviation Safety Expert Witness | Texas

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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...

Aviation and Air Traffic Control Expert Witness | British ColumbiaView profile


Aviation and Air Traffic Control Expert Witness | British Columbia

This expert has over 15 years of experience in aviation and air traffic control. He earned his BA in humanities and French from Simon Fraser University and is licensed in air traffic control and as a commercial pilot by Transport Canada. He previously served as a flight instructor at Edmonton Flying Club and as an air traffic controller, team supervisor, and shift manager at NAV CANADA. He is...

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


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

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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 &...

Aircraft Valuations Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile


Aircraft Valuations Expert Witness | Illinois

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This highly-qualified aircraft valuations expert has 40 years of experience in the aviation industry. He earned his BA in aviation management from Southern Illinois University and holds certifications as a senior aircraft appraiser, an airframe and power plant mechanic, an FAA authorized inspector, and aircraft buyer's agent. He is active in his field as a member of the EAA. This expert began his...

Airplane Expert Witness FAQs

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

An airplane expert witness provides specialized knowledge about aviation, including aircraft operation, maintenance, and safety regulations. They can offer critical insights and testimony in aviation-related legal disputes.

What types of cases might require an airplane expert witness?

Cases involving airplane accidents, mechanical failures, pilot error, air traffic control issues, or violations of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations often require an airplane expert witness.

Can an airplane expert witness help with cases related to aircraft design and manufacturing defects?

Yes, an airplane expert witness can provide valuable insights into design flaws or manufacturing defects that may have contributed to an accident or incident.

Are there subspecialties within the field of airplane expert witnesses?

Yes, some experts specialize in specific areas such as commercial aviation, private piloting, aircraft engineering, air traffic control, or aviation safety standards and regulations.

How can an airplane expert witness assist in a case involving pilot negligence?

An airplane expert witness can analyze flight data, cockpit voice recordings, and other evidence to determine if a pilot's actions were consistent with standard procedures and training.

How does Expert Institute select its Airplane 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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