*Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Aviation & aerospace
Specialty Focus: Aircraft performance, airline pilot, aviation accidents, aviation instruction and training, charter flying, cockpit crew performance, commercial aviation, commuter airlines, flight safety standards, flight simulators, international flight operations, military aviation
Education: BBA, University of Texas
Richard Levy is an aviation enthusiast and subject-matter expert with a 50-year aviation career culminating in roles as captain and pilot check airman at American Airlines. Currently, he is employed as a Boeing 737 flight crew training instructor with a major airline. He is an accomplished private, commercial, and airline transport pilot with type ratings on the Boeing 727/737/757/767/777 and has
· seven years’ experience in general aviation aircraft,
· six months’ experience at a regional airline,
· six years with the USAF in T37/T38/C-130 aircraft, and
· almost 41 years with American Airlines.
He is FAA-certified, well-versed in FAA rules and regulations, and able to interpret the rules and regulations of different airlines. He is an articulate and positive communicator who skillfully presents complex technical information to diverse audiences, including pilots, attorneys, the government, and the media. Captain Levy flew in the United States; South America; Russia; Europe; China; India; the Middle East; Japan; South Korea; the polar route airspace; and worldwide extended twin operations (ETOPS) regions, including the North Atlantic and North Pacific.
He has been retained as an aviation expert by both plaintiffs and defendants.
A comprehensive CV is available upon request.
- Accident Investigation
- Transportation Safety
Available Upon Request