011301 Aeronautical Engineer and Senior Nacelle Design Engineer

Aeronautical Engineer and Senior Nacelle Design Engineer    

Nacelle consultant with a strong technical background experienced in the development and certification of Nacelles and propulsion systems within depth knowledge of composite structures.  He is knowledgeable and qualified in the areas of: structural design and analysis; development of composite structures; Nacelle integration; propulsion systems development; and certification and continued airworthiness.

002161 Flight Data Specialist

Flight Data Specialist

Summary

He is a retired captain with over 40 years aviation experience. He flew the B747-100/200 and -400
He initially set up the SESMA programme that looked at exceedances during a normal flight. This programme was the first proactive safety tool in aviation.
He is considered an expert and still actively consults to several leading airlines in flight data recording and monitoring.

011146 Commercial Helicopter Pilot and Flight Instructor

Commercial Helicopter Pilot and Flight

Small business helicopter owner & operator, commercially rated helicopter pilot & certified flight instructor with 4,000 hours of flight experience in the Robinson R-22 and MD500 line of helicopters. Vetted by USSS to operate in the Washington DC FRZ, over 800 missions to date in that airspace. Experienced in aerial photography, videography, filming, thermal imaging, frost prevention, restricted category operations, powerline & pipeline patrol, and ground and flight instruction including RW aerodynamics, components, piston and turbine engines, airframe, airframe and engine servicing and maintenance, helicopter test pilot procedures, flight controls, weather, navigation, flight operations, night vision goggle theory and operations. Bilingual English & Spanish.

011133 Aircraft Accident Investigator and Aircraft Maintenance Specialist

Aircraft Accident Investigator and Aircraft Maintenance Specialist

Summary

He has extensive knowledge and experience as an aircraft accident investigator and aircraft maintenance specialist.  He has over twenty-five years experience in commercial aviation and has completed certification in both aircraft accident investigation and aircraft appraisals.  He continues to hold his Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) License.  While at The Southern California Safety Institute, He completed courses in aircraft accident investigation, human factors for accident investigations, flight data analysis, gas turbine accident investigation, investigation management, blood borne pathogen exposure (biohazard risk associated with aircraft accident investigation).

011221 Aviation Operations and Safety Management

Aviation Operations and Safety Management


Summary

He has over thirty-three years of experience in airline operations and safety management.  His professional expertise consists of extensive flight operations and successful implementation of ASAP, SMS, IOSA and QMS programs.  He has held the positions of Regional Director of Flying, Chief Pilot and Senior Check Airman. As an aviator, he was most recently captain qualified on the DC-9 / MD-80, Airbus A-320, A-330, and B767/757.  During 18 of those years, He held various positions involving Check Airman responsibilities. His operational experience is in the International, Caribbean and European theatres and has over 13,000 ATP hours.

011175 Air Safety Investigator and Accident Prevention and Preparedness Specialist

Air Safety Investigator and Accident Prevention and Preparedness Specialist


Summary

He is a specialist in international aviation accident/incident investigation management, accident prevention, and major accident preparedness.  He has over 40 years experience in aviation safety. He has taught aircraft accident/incident investigation, investigation management, and international investigation procedures and has prepared investigation policy and procedures manuals.  In addition, he has conducted audits of organizations’ abilities to meet existing international standards and best practices for government agencies around the world, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), aviation industry organizations, and law firms.  He has also donated time teaching accident investigation and prevention on behalf of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI).

He managed the aviation accident/incident investigation program for Canada as part of a US-Canada government exchange program.  He has presented numerous technical papers at international seminars on the subjects of human factors in transportation accidents and major aviation accident investigation management and taught aviation accident investigation and prevention management, policies, and procedures in the U.S. and overseas, including for the NTSB school from 1982 to 1998.

011241 Aircraft Accident Reconstruction

Aircraft Accident Reconstruction


Summary

He is a retired National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) senior air safety investigator and supervisory air safety investigator.  Concurrent with multiple administrative duties, he also conducted several hundred general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft and FAR 135 and FAR 121 air carrier accident and incident investigations; as well as extensive work on a wide range of aircraft accidents, including TWA 800, Alaska 261, USAir 427. 

While at the Federal Aviation Administrative (FAA), he conducted certification of airmen, including commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor certification, instrument ratings, airline transport pilot certification, and type rating of pilots in Learjet, Dassault Falcon 50 and Swearingen Metroliner.  He conducted initial and recurrent FAR 135 pilot certification, reviewed and approved FAR 135 operations manuals and FAR 141 flight school syllabuses.  He also conducted initial certification of FAR 135 operations and FAR 141 certificated flight schools and provided surveillance and inspection of FAR 141 flight schools and FAR 135 air carrier operations, including Learjet and Falcon 50 operators.  He investigated aircraft accidents delegated by the NTSB as IIC (investigator in charge), and assisted on other investigations as FAA IIC. 

Earlier in his career, he owned and operated a general aviation fixed base operation with 12 aircraft, including two pressurized multi-engine airplanes.  Operations included single-and multi-engine FAR air carrier operations, FAR 61 instrument, single and multi-engine-flight training, FAA Repair Station, and aircraft refinishing facility.  He functioned at various times as president, director of operations, and director of maintenance.  He also functioned as an assistant chief pilot for a larger FAR 135 operator, and at one time as an assistant chief pilot of a FAR 141 flight school. 

He also has approximately 8,500 hours flight time, including in excess of 5,000 hours multi-engine, and in excess of 1,500 hours of dual instruction given.

011246 Helicopter Operations and Maintenance

Helicopter Operations and Maintenance

He is a highly experienced helicopter pilot and maintenance officer.  He has gained a wide range of experience during his distinguished career as a US Army and US Coast Guard officer and pilot.  He has served as a helicopter aircraft commander, instructor pilot and pilot examiner and has developed and managed operations and training programs.  As a civilian, he has managed and conducted NASA technical research, test and evaluation programs.

011140 Aeronautical Engineer

Aeronautical Engineer


Summary

Aeronautical Engineer has over twenty-five years of experience in Aerospace Operations and Research leading diverse teams to accomplish technically challenging goals. He is experienced in aeronautics, naval strike warfare, aircraft carrier operations, and unmanned aircraft developmental testing and employment. A talented communicator possessing exceptional technical skills with significant achievements in applied aerodynamics, aircraft guidance and control, and simulation. He has a PhD in aerospace engineering; security clearance: top secret/special compartmented information.  Specific skills include:  Aeronautics/ Unmanned Air Vehicle Operations/ Financial Management Systems Engineering/ Flight Test and Evaluation/ Naval Strike Warfare Aircraft Carrier Operations/ Simulation and Modeling/Risk Management.

002191 Radar Intelligence Specialist Consultant

Radar Intelligence Specialist Consultant

Summary

His military service work (1956-2001) in signals intelligence with The Civil Service as a SIGINT analyst. Employed at the intelligence section of the Swedish Air Force staff, he became responsible for the development of radar intelligence. He was concerned with organising and leading the work to collect and analyse information from air defence radars and combine it with SIGINT information. This was primarily studying foreign air tactics as well as the interaction between NATO and Warsaw Pact airplanes over the Baltic Sea. He was responsible for delivering radar plots for reports to the government when foreign airplanes had violated Swedish territory and delivering radar plots to the Board of Accident Investigation, the Civil Air Administration or the air safety section of the Air Force staff after accidents and violations of separation rules. Later he was employed at the intelligence section within the headquarters of the Swedish defence forces with continued responsibility for radar intelligence (RADINT).
From 1990 to 1994 he was a member of the Technical Commission re-investigating the 1980 Ustica DC9 accident; in particular he made a study of the radar equipment used at the time and analysed the radar data available from it.
His latest mission has been to collect radar recordings of bird migrations in offshore areas where parks of windmills are planned.