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Expert in Aviation Engineering & Management; Design, Development, Analysis, Propulsion and Systems.

Expert ID: 730217 California, USA

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Expert has over forty years of varied and successful experience in commercial aviation as an engineer and manager. He is a Professional Engineer registered in California, holds a BSME from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and has completed requirements for an MSME from the University of Washington. He has served as a self employed consultant since 1978, with domestic and international experience. He has obtained regulatory approval and certification from the FAA, and recently with EASA, for numerous major repairs, type certificates, supplementary type certificates and parts manufacturer approvals. He has successfully served as an expert witness in a number of aviation related cases. He also consults with organizations seeking certification to AS 9000 and ISO 9000.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Bakersfield, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Oxnard, California

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1969 Degree: MS (all but thesis) Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of Washington
Year: 1964 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: New Jersey Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1978 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department: Responsibilities: Principal consultant and expert witness working with/for many of commercial aviation’s best known companies: United Airlines, Gulfstream Aerospace, The Boeing Company, McDonnell Douglas Aircraft, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, General Electric Flight Propulsion, Hamilton Standard, Pan Am World Airlines, Trans World Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Swissair, United Aviation Services, Collins Radio, Rockwell International, Aerosat Avionics and American Jet Industries.
Years: 1973 to 1978 Employer: Overseas National Airways Title: Director of Engineering Department: Responsibilities: Technical direction for operation and maintenance of DC-10, DC-9, DC-8 and L-188 aircraft fleets. Contracted with major O & R and support firms worldwide. Led purchasing effort for most aspects of airplanes, spares and support equipment.
Years: 1969 to 1973 Employer: Pacific Airmotive Corp. Title: Program Manager and Project Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Directed maintenance and engineering for Flying Tiger Line, Wardair Canada and Overseas National Airways DC-8 and DC-9 fleets. Instrumental in obtaining FAA and DOT (Canada) approvals for totally on-condition/condition-monitored maintenance programs, operated with hard time limitations removed.

Program Manager for Industrial Turbine and Marine Power based on aircraft jet engines.
Years: 1964 to 1969 Employer: The Boeing Company Title: Research Engineer Department: Propulsion Staff Responsibilities: Support for 727-200 and 747 aircraft certification programs. Design of advanced wide body trijet transport aircraft and 200 configurations of the advanced model 737 airplane, including the ‘tail-sting’ version.

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P.E. State of California
Publications and Patents Summary
Three patents held for aircraft noise attenuation system.

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