AIRPORT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-428203
This expert has over 20 years of experience in air traffic control and aviation safety. He is a certified air traffic control specialist, safety management system practitioner, and contracting officer's representative, as well as a licensed control tower operator. He worked as an air traffic controller for both the US Navy and the FAA. This expert's work experience also includes serving as an air traffic manager, operations manager, and staff manager at various air ...
Expert Witness: E-448360
This expert has over 30 years of experience in aviation and air traffic control. He is active in his field as a member of several professional organizations including the Air Traffic Control Association and the Federal Aviation Managers Association. He previously served as an air traffic control specialist for the U.S. Navy and the Federal Aviation Administration. He was also an air traffic control plan and programs specialist and a supervisory air traffic control ...
Expert Witness: E-045019
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 International Airport, Texas; Manager of the Operations Division, Washington ...
Expert Witness: E-057780
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 Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and his Master of Public ...
Expert Witness: E-058063
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 Certificate, the Flight Instructor Certificate, the Flight Engineer Certificate, the ...
Expert Witness: E-169404
This expert has more than 20 years of hospitality and guest ranch experience, having served as the General Manager of properties including airport hotels, boutique hotels, and outdoor camping resorts. The National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds awarded his facility with the Campground of the Year award in 2016.
Expert Witness: E-089778
This expert has spent more than three decades in the federal government, filling critical national security roles domestically and on behalf of the U.S. government overseas. He previously served as Assistant Administrator of TSA Security Operations, overseeing 450 airports and a $3.7 billion dollar budget. During his tenure, he successfully led a reorganization of the Office of Security Operations (OSO), improving communication with the field, streamlining HQ field ...
Expert Witness: E-066948
This qualified engineer obtained his BS in Civil and Structural Engineering and his MS in Management of Technology from Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University. He is a certified Professional Engineer and is certified in OSHA requirements and engineering and surveying. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 8 Publications and is currently a Structural Design and ...

AIRPORT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Aircraft Vehicle Malfunction Causes Fatal Injury AIRPORT Expert Case

Aircraft Vehicle Malfunction Causes Fatal Injury

This case involves an accident with an aircraft deicing vehicle in winter. The vehicle operator was applying deicing fluid to a commercial plane before a 6-hour cross-continental flight. While the operator was working, a bolt holding a hinge pin slid o …

Airport Management Consultant Investigates Tarmac Collision AIRPORT Expert Case

…  involves a plane collision on the tarmac of a regional airport. A plane with 112 passengers was standing by awaiting permission to …  The plane required immediate evacuation. An expert in airport management was sought to review the collision details and discuss …

Airport Management Expert Discusses Impact of Runway Closure on Airport Revenue AIRPORT Expert Case

…  case involves a regional airport in the Northeast that ordered a new runway to be constructed by a large …  degrade significantly. In order to repair the runway, the airport was forced to close down the runway for an extended period of time. During this time, the airport was forced to reduce the volume of daily flights, which caused it to …

Airport Operations & Policies Expert Opines on Fatal Accident on Airport Tarmac AIRPORT Expert Case

…  weather conditions. The plane landed at a small regional airport, and passengers were held aboard the aircraft for a period of time. …  large piece of hail while walking from the aircraft to the airport. It was alleged that the disembarking procedures used were unsafe, and …

Janitorial Services Expert Opines on Slip and Fall in Airport Terminal AIRPORT Expert Case

…  case involves a slip and fall accident in an airport terminal, which resulted in serious injuries for the Plaintiff. On the …  in question, the Plaintiff was awaiting her flight in an airport terminal when she slipped on a puddle of coffee outside of a small …

Airport Management Expert Witness Opines on Airport Shuttle Crash AIRPORT Expert Case

…  case involves an accident involving an airport shuttle in Georgia. The Plaintiff was riding in a van operated by the Defendant driver and shuttle service on his way to the airport from a long-term parking facility. During the trip, the driver became …  that the van was not being operated in accordance with airport management industry standards and best practices, and that the driver …

Pilot Crashes Due to Unsafe Runway Conditions AIRPORT Expert Case

Pilot Crashes Due to Unsafe Runway Conditions

…  On the day of the accident the pilot was approaching the airport after a five hour ferry flight in a small aircraft. The airport in question was a small local airport that the pilot had never landed …

Unsafe Runway Causes Fatal Crash AIRPORT Expert Case

Unsafe Runway Causes Fatal Crash

…  On the day of the accident, the pilot was approaching the airport and while concentrating on maneuvering, struck a radar tower that hade …  landing pilots. Expert witnesses on aviation appraisal, airport management and aerospace engineering were sought to opine on the …