• Pilot 40+ years, flight testing 11 years
  • U.S. Marine Corps 27 years, retired as Marine Colonel (Director, U.S. Naval Test Pilot School)
  • Engineering Manager, 15 years research projects* and new technology development

*(e.g., X-53 Active Aeroelastic Wing Program, a Boeing / NASA / USAF joint effort.)

Services to Industry and Attorneys

  • Aircraft Accident or Mishap Reconstruction
  • Consulting in Aerospace and Flight Test
  • Aviation Expert Witness Testimony and Case Development

Areas of Expertise

Accident investigation and reconstruction, aeronautical judgment, aircraft system failure analysis, avionics, aircraft maintenance and product liability, control flight into terrain, flight dynamics, airmanship, airworthiness, aviation codes and standards, flight-testing, digital and mechanical flight controls, electronic (glass) cockpits, pilot training, pilot performance, FAA regulations, air traffic control procedures, airport development, homebuilt aircraft flight-testing and test plans, human factors engineering, military aircraft accidents and mishaps, weather factors.

Associated Areas of Expertise

Economic evaluation of the loss of life, helicopter accidents or mishaps, rotary wing flight test, turbine engine issues.