Commmercial Aviation Expert 169651 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years of varied experience in commercial aviation with Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering and management. My expertise includes engine and propulsion (development, alteration, noise attenuation, repair and maintenance. My additional expertise includes equipment purchases, FAA regulations, leasing, and insurance issues; accident investigation and failure analysis; and aircraft salvage and rebuilding. I also have experience in establishing and directing engineering, engine part counterfeit, maintenance, and alteration facilities. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Patent Infringement, Helicopter Crash, Aircraft Crash, Aviation Accessory Failure, Aircraft Parts Dispute, Engine Damage Dispute, and Engine Foreign Object Damage.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Federal Air Administration (FAA) Certification/Approvals; Airplane Modification/Alteration; Airplane Re-engine; Airplane and Component Repair Development and Approval; Quality Control Manuals; AS 9000, ISO 9000.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes: Public Company Chairman and CEO; COO, Executive Vice-President of several private companies.


MSMechanical Engineering
BSMechanical Engineering
Aero-Thermodynamics (all but thesis)

Licenses Certifications

California Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer

Awards & Affiliation

Holder of three U.S. patents.

Primary Affiliation

Society of Automotive Engineers

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases