Airlaw’s members have been involved with aviation for over 1,100.
Twenty six (26) members are pilots.
Twenty one (21) members were military pilots, (8) Navy pilots, (10) Air Force, (1) Marine, (3) Army.
Five (5) members were civilian pilots.
Eight(8) were carrier qualified pilots.
Four (4) were Top Gun or Aggressor pilots.
Six (6) had R&D.systems test or experimental flight test backgrounds.
Most have taught flying or gave check rides during their careers.
Twenty one (21) of our jet pilots have flown for major airlines.
Sixteen (16) have flown jumbo jets on international routes.
Our pilot / members collectively have have vast Aviation experiences
Our pilot/attorney members have accumulated in excess of three hundred seventy five thousand flight hours. [ 375,000 ] At jet speeds that is about 187 million miles. Based on 40 hour work weeks, that is 9,375 weeks airborne. [ 300 weeks for each pilot]
Airlaw’s members have evaluated, investigated, helped litigate, or litigated about two thousand aviation accidents. (2,000)
A PARTIAL LISTING
NAVY: F-8 Crusader, F-4 Phantom, A-4 Skyhawk, A-6 Intruder, S2 Tracker, F-14 Tom Cat, F-18, S3 Viking, F-16N
AIRFORCE: T-38 Talon, F-5, F-100 Super Sabre, F102 Delta dart, F-4 Phantom, F-15 Eagle, C-141, B-52, C-123,
ARMY: Huey, Apache, Blackhawk, Kiowa
AIRLINE TYPE RATINGS:
CV-880, Boeing 737, Boeing 727, Boeing 757, Boeing767, Boeing 747, Boeing 777, Airbus 300, Airbus 320, DC-8, MD80 series, MD-11, Lockheed L1011, Lockheed L-15. A330, DC-3, DC-4, DC-9, DC-10, G111, G64, Lear series,
Piper: Colt, Tri pacer, Apache, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Seneca II.
Cessna:150, 152, 172, 182, 310, 337, Citation
Beech: V tail, A-36, Baron, Travel Aire, Queenaire, Kingair 200,
North American: Turbo Commander, Diamond 3, Westwind, Citation, MU2,
Various: home builts, ultra lights and experimental aircraft.
Military Trainers: Tweety bird, T-33, T-34, T-38, T-28, T2 Buckeye, TS2a, TA4,
Approximately 19 ½ years of airline classroom training time
Approximately 300 years of airline flying
Approximately 75 type ratings
Approximately 1500 flight simulator periods
Approximately 600 recurrent schools
Approximately 600 line checks
Approximately 2,000 observed flight hours LOA
Our members have collectively flown to every state in the union, over every ocean in the world, to most countries in the European Union, to many countries in the old Warsaw Pact including Russia and to many countries of the Pacific rim.