Investigating and providing detailed analysis for aviation accidents, injuries, maintenance practices and product defects.
From complex crash reconstruction to maintenance practices to component failure, our experts have in depth knowledge of how aircraft and aircrew work, regulations affecting aircraft operation, airport design and component/material failures as they apply to both fixed and rotor-wing aircraft.
Providing opinions on:
- Aeronautical Decision Making
- Experimental Aircraft
- Aircraft Crash Reconstruction
- Night Vision Devices
- Composite Materials
- Material Failure Analysis
- Turbine Engine Materials
- Thermal Barrier Coatings
- Airport Design, Operation and Injuries
- Airport Injuries
- Air Traffic Control Structure
- Aircraft Maintenance Practices and Procedures
- Aeronautical Engineering and Component Failure
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- What's a FAA Form 337?
Matthew D. Lykins, AP, IA, DME is both a maintenance expert with Robson Forensic and an experienced owner-pilot. This article on FAA Form 337 brings aircraft maintenance topics into focus from both perspectives.
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- Aircraft Repair Injury - Expert Investigates Fall from Work Platform
An independent contractor fell while descending from an engine cowling onto an A-frame stepladder in a helicopter assembly factory. The plaintiff lost his balance when an engine cover strut released and caused the engine cover to move. Robson Forensic was retained to determine if the actions of the parent company violated applicable standards of care and created a dangerous condition and/or procedure in a manner that was a cause of the Plaintiff’s injury.
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- Night Vision Devices - Expert Presentation to Lawyer Pilot's Bar
Matt earned a Commission in the United States Marine Corps in 1995, attended Naval Flight School, and was designated a Naval Aviator in 1998. He completed a Westpac deployment to the Middle East in 2001 and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. During OIF, he flew CASAVAC and combat missions, earning the Navy and Marine Corps Air Medal and Presidential Unit Citation.
Upon completion of his fleet tours, Matt was selected to instruct new helicopter pilots in the CH-46E. He attained the highest pilot evaluator qualification in Naval Aviation, was a Night Systems Flight Instructor and Instrument evaluator/examiner.
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- Robson Forensic Brochure
Robson Forensic has been providing high quality and professional forensic engineering, architectural, scientific and
investigative services throughout the United States since 1987. Robson Forensic provides expertise in a broad range of forensic and technical disciplines.
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