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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...
Aircraft Certification & Piloting Expert Witness | Texas
This aviation and aerospace expert is one of the leaders in his industry and has extensive experience in flight test, materials and properties laboratories, unmanned aerial systems, engineering operations, Safety Management Systems and quality. This expert started his career as a United State Army pilot and then advanced to several senior positions with the Federal Aviation Administration(FAA)....
Aeronautics Expert Witness | Kansas
This highly qualified aeronautics expert earned his masters and PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. He is a fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and an associate fellow in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He has authored more than 100 publications in the aeronautics space and is currently a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at a top midwest...
Aviation Medicine Expert Witness | Michigan
This highly qualified expert currently serves as as a Senior Flight Surgeon for the United States Air Force Reserve Medical Corps as well as Adjunct Professor for an aviation university where he teaches Aviation Physiology. He also provides medical examination services to pilots and aviation companies. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and is a member of the Experimental Aircraft...
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...
Aviation Expert Witness | Oklahoma
This expert's career in the aviation industry spans 37 years and has included work in turbine power plant, aircraft overhaul and component repair and overhaul. He has performed risk assessment for the insurance industry and both corporate and business aircraft owners have utilized his talents. He has received many awards from the Federal Aviation Administration while maintaining a staff position...
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 | 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...
Ms. Helen Ann Zienkievicz, CNP
Ms. Helen Zienkievicz has 33 years of experience in the field of Aviation Safety and she earned her MS in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. Today, she is a Medical Examiner through the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and both a Flight Attendant and a Private Pilot through the Federal Aviation Administration. Additionally, she is a licensed Registered Nurse in Arizona,...
Mr. David Allan Downey
Mr. David A. Downey has 36 years of experience in the field of Aviation. He earned his BS in Aeronautical Technology from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and his MS in Aerospace Management from the University of Tennessee Space Institute. Today, this expert is certified as a Ground Instructor and as an Airline Transport Pilot by the Federal Aviation Administration. Formerly, he spent over...
Dr. Robert Charles Winn, MS, PE, PhD
Dr. Robert C. Winn has over 46 years of experience in the fields of Aviation Accident Reconstruction and Engineering. He earned his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the states of Colorado and Alabama and as a Commercial Pilot by...
Mr. Charles Manuel Pereira
Mr. Charley M. Pereira has 32 years of experience in Transportation Safety. He earned his BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Today, this expert is licensed as a General Contractor in the state of North Carolina and as the United States Coast Guard Captain in the state of Maryland. Formerly, this expert served as a Senior Aerospace Engineer of the Engineering...
Mr. Richard Loren Stowell Jr
Mr. Richard Stowell Jr. has over 35 years of experience in Aviation. He earned his BSME from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Today, he is certified as a Commercial Pilot, Flight Instructor, and Remote Pilot by the Federal Aviation Administration. He has logged 10,000 hours of flight time with 9,000 hours of flight instruction given and is credited for developing, PARE, an acronym that helps...
Dr. Kenneth Lee Orloff, PhD
Dr. Kenneth L. Orloff has 55 years of experience in Aeronautical Engineering. He earned his BS in Physics from Harvey Mudd College, his MA in Physics, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California Santa Barbara. Today, this expert is Certified by the Federal Aviation Administration as an Airline Transport Pilot, an Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, and a Flight...
Mr. Mark William Olsen
Mr. Mark W. Olsen has 39 years of experience in the fields of Aviation Management and Air Traffic Control. He earned his AS in Biomedical Technology from Springfield Technical Community College and his BS in Aviation Management and Air Traffic Control from Daniel Webster College. Today, this expert is certified as a Student Pilot and as a Control Tower Operator by the Federal Aviation...
Mr. Chad William Menne
Mr. Chad W. Menne has 23 years of experience in Aviation. Today, this expert is certified as an Airline Transport Pilot and a Ground Instructor by the Federal Aviation Administration. Formerly, this expert served as the Chief Pilot at Uni-Systems, LLC, as a PA46 Program Manager at Roger Aviation, LLC, and as the Founder of Malibu Aerospace where he was the Chief Experimental Test Pilot....
May 5, 2020
This case involves a small plane crash in Mississippi that caused significant property damage and resulted in the death of the pilot. On the date of...Read more
January 10, 2022
This case involves a child who suffered severe neurological damage from inhaling toxic fumes that entered an aircraft cabin on a commercial flight...Read more
January 6, 2022
This case involves several pilots that perished in a commercial aircraft fire. The fire occurred at an industrial gas dispensing station. As one of...Read more
July 10, 2018
This case involves three individuals and a pilot who were all killed in an airplane crash. The aircraft was a PA28-236 Dakota owned by the deceased...Read more
January 6, 2022
This case involves a pilot that died in a plane crash. At the time of the crash, the pilot was 63 years old with 30 years of aviation experience. The...Read more
January 29, 2019
This case involves a plane crash that occurred during a flight lesson. The plaintiff was a flight instructor operating a high-winged, light aircraft,...Read more