Matt Robinson

Matt Robinson

Flight Forensics LLC
8862 E. Mississippi Ave
Denver , CO 80231
Office: 757-777-8769

Matt Robinson is a former Official Lead Aircraft Accident Investigator for the United States Navy and Marine Corps. In addition to his many military investigations, he has investigated and testified in a multitude of civil accidents (FAR part 91, 121 and 135 operations) as well, including crop-dusters, power-line utility helicopters, off-shore helicopters, in-flight fires, ground fires, aircraft maintenance and aeronautical decision making. He has been accepted in federal court in aviation accident reconstruction.

Matt is the president of the Southern California Safety Institute (SCSI) and provides aircraft accident investigation training to organizations all over the world.

Former Director of Human Factors Programs (SCSI)
Instructor to aviation organizations (Civil and Military) all over the world in: Aircrew fatigue, pilot decision making, stress, aeromedical, organizational issues, military aviation, civil aviation, spatial disorientation, visual illusions,

Former Director of Aircraft Accident Investigations Programs (SCSI)
Instructor to aviation organizations (Civil and Military) all over the world in: Evidence collection and preservation, forensic photography, witness interviews, aircraft fires and explosions, helicopter accident investigations, aviation safety management systems, non-volatile data, aircraft materials analysis, aircraft crashworthiness and survivability and aircraft engine failure analysis.

Matt holds Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) and Certified Flight Instructor (CFII) certificates and lectures on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration’s FAAST Team.

Areas of Expertise
  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Airports/Airlines
  • Aviation
  • Black Box/Data Recorder
  • Fatigue
  • Helicopter/Heliport
  • Human Factors
  • Products Liability
  • Transportation Safety


References upon request.