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Expert in Airline and Balloon Pilot with Legal Education

Expert ID: 735753 Indiana, USA

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Captain Expert is an airline pilot with a regional airline. Expert has been flying for over 18 years with over 7,000 hours in 20 different models of aircraft. He is type-rated to fly the Embraer 170, 175, and 190 and the Candair Regional Jet family of aircraft. Captain Expert has ratings in Single-Engine Land Aircraft, Multi-Engine Land Aircraft, and Lighter-Than-Air Balloon. Finally, Captain Expert has been a Certified Flight Instructor for almost 15 years.

Captain Expert started volunteering with his pilot union in 2011. During his tenure with the union, he helped process over 500 grievances, enforce the collective bargaining agreement, and run the overall union. From this experience, Captain Expert made the decision to go to law school. Captain Expert is currently in his third year of law school at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Captain Expert can be an excellent expert witness in any operation side of aviation due to his flying experience combined with his legal education. He is qualified to give an expert opinion fixed-wing aviation projects as well as hot air balloon projects.

Expert in:
airline systems
aviation accidents
aviation safety
aviation science

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, IN

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2020 Degree: JD Subject: Institution: Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Year: 2015 Degree: BS Subject: Technology Institution: Vincennes University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2011 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Pilot Department: Responsibilities: I serve as a Captain on the Embraer 170/175 aircraft. I have been a Captain for almost three years and was a First Officer for approximately five years prior to that. I have over 4,000 hours on the Embraer 170/175.
Years: 2007 to 2010 Employer: Mesa Airlines Title: First Officer Department: Responsibilities: At Mesa Airlines, I served as a First Officer on the CRJ family of aircraft. I was a First Officer for over three years. I have almost 2,400 hours on the CRJ family of aircraft.
Years: 2004 to 2006 Employer: Pinnacle Airlines Title: Customer Service Agent Department: Responsibilities: At Pinnacle Airlines, I served as a Customer Service Agent and a Ground Service Agent. I was certified as a Ground Security Coordinator and a Complaint Resolution Officer.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Airline Transport Pilot
Certified Flight Instructor
Lighter-Than-Air Balloon

Fields of Expertise

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