Find an Aviation Expert
Experts in the manufacture, sale, operation and maintenance of aircraft and parts such as engines and landing gear. Aviation experts work may include defect analysis, conformation to standards, the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) , aircraft inspection and appraisal, pilot experience, licensing, safety, finance, and accident prevention, seaplanes, documentation and analysis of aircraft maintenance records, and examination of maintenance procedures and processes. Aviation experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in California legal matters, and provide expert reports and testimony for judges, attorneys, lawyers, law firms, insurance companies and government agencies in Federal and state court trials and arbitrations in California.
The listings below are of Aviation experts serving California.
Expert ListingsAirline And Aviation Expert Witness
Marina Del Rey, CA
Mr. Ditchey has acted as an Expert Witness in aviation litigation for more than fifty different law firms. He has testified in court on four occasions. Matters have been (generally) evenly divided between representation of plaintiff and defendant. Airlines as well as general aviation have been involved, in almost equal measure. Subject matter has included maintenance, flight crew and cabin crew performance, ground accidents, forced landing, gear-up landing, major accidents involving large numbers of fatalities, contractual disputes, and unlawful termination.
Aviation Safety Consultants LLC
Keith M Cianfrani, Ed.D. (abd), MAS, CRSP, a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, the founder and owner, has over 35 years of aviation experience. He is a master army aviator, aviation safety officer, commercial pilot, instructor pilot and was an accident investigator for the U.S. Army Safety Center. He is rated in both rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft. As a safety officer, Keith has managed safety programs in organizations with over 100 aircraft stationed throughout 5 states. Keith is currently an instructor for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and Kansas State University. He also writes the Safety and Training Column for Rotor and Wing Magazine.
Burgess Aviation Consultants
R.P. ``Pete`` Burgess
Dallas/Forth Worth, TX
Specializes in the analysis of FAA and contract Air Traffic Control service; application of procedures in ARTCCs, ATCTs, TRACONs, AFSS`s; and Flight Path Reconstruction. Detailed transcript preparation.
Dr. John E. Cochran, Jr
Professor and Head Emeritus, Aerospace Engineer, P.E., and Attorney; President of Eaglemark, Inc. with more than 35 years experience at a major university. Dr. Cochran also has over 35 years experience as a consultant and an expert witness in the analysis and reconstruction of accidents involving airplanes, helicopters, automobiles, and Segways, in the modeling and simulation of aerospace vehicles and other systems, and in analyzing patents.
Mr. Glaser is an aeronautical engineer with over 20 years experience in the design, test, and certification of airplanes. He specializes in flight test, flying qualities, Loss of Control, and flight training. He's an FAA Designated Engineering Representative, an Airline Transport Pilot with over 2,600 hours of flight time in over 45 airplane models, a Certified Flight Instructor, and a licensed Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic.
VREF Aircraft Value Reference & Appraisal Services
Buffalo Grove, IL
Jason Zilberbrand is the President of VREF Aircraft Value Reference & Appraisal Services. He is a Aircraft Appraiser and expert witness a former broker former inventorying dealer acquisition agent aircraft owner aircraft operator contract negotiator consultant teacher conference speaker and author.