Expert Witness

Hiring the right expert witness can be crucial to the outcome of any case. With over 250 years of combined staff experience in the aviation industry, SAI’s knowledge and experience can provide tools that are key to a successful deliberation. Specific knowledge and experience in cross-examination shared with our dedication to thorough research has earned SAI the trust of many litigators. Our reputation for responsiveness, accuracy, and attention to detail are well known and sets us apart from our peers.

Reasons for an Expert Witness

• Diminution (Damage)
• Divorce
• Mitigation
• Maintenance Deficiencies
• Negligence
• Operational error
• Regulatory Compliance
• Shareholder Disputes
• Wrongful Death
• Product Liability
• Intellectual Property Disputes


SAI’s combined staff experience includes professional credentials, certificates, licenses and memberships in the following areas:

• Senior members of American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
• USPAP Senior Aircraft Appraiser of the National Aircraft Appraisers Association (NAAA)
• Member of National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
• Licensed Insurance Producer (in all lines)
• Member of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA)
• Member of National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA)
• FAA Commercial Pilot, Airline Transport Pilot, Certified Flight Instructor
• FAA Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic with Inspection Authorization
• FAR Part 121 Check Airman
• FAA Aviation Safety Counselor
• Member of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).
• Aviation Safety and Accident Investigation graduate Naval Post Graduate School
• Degrees Aviation Business, Management, Maintenance Technology and Agriculture


While our standard practice is to convey our research findings in a written report format, oral testimony is provided when required for depositions and court proceedings.

Ethical Discretion

We welcome the opportunity to provide the detailed analytical research and testimony necessary for a favorable conclusion while maintaining our strict adherence to moral, ethical, and confidential standards.

For More information, Contact Barbara Spoor via email or call 815-786-2826.