Aviation Expert 508658 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of experience in Aviation including 8,000 hours as a commercial pilot and flight instructor and 3 aircraft type ratings. I have flight experience with both airlines and corporate flight departments, and have managed corporate and charter flight operations. I have 12 years of experience as an electrical engineer involved with design and manufacturing of measurement and communication devices using microcontrollers and embedded software. I currently serve as an administrator and faculty member in a large collegiate aviation program, and have done so for the past 9 years. I teach courses and am actively engaged in research in the areas of airline operations, aerospace process simulation and improvement, aviation law, and statistics.

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes engineering design, embedded software design, and flight operations.


Degree Subject Institution
M.S. Electrical Engineering University of Alabama
B.S. Electrical Engineering University of Alabama

Licenses Certifications

a. Aircraft Type Ratings
i. Hawker Beechcraft King Air 300.
ii. Canadair Challenger 600.
iii. Hawker HS-125.
b. FAA Licenses and Certificates
i. Instrument Flight Instructor Rating.
ii. Multiengine Flight Instructor Rating.
iii. Certified Flight Instructor Certificate. Biennial recertification.
iv. Commercial Pilot Certificate.
v. Multiengine Rating.
vi. Instrument-Airplane Rating.
vii. Certified Ground Instructor Certificate.
viii. Private Pilot Certificate.
ix. Student Pilot Certificate.
c. FCC Certificates
i. Restricted Radiotelephone Certificate.