Subject Matter Expert, Aviation Safety and Accident Investigations

AVIATION DATA FOR RICH MARTINDELL

LICENSE: AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT, INSTRUMENT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, COMMERCIAL PRIVILIGES, MEL, SEL, ADVANCED GROUND SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR/INSTRUMENT

ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS:

Initial Response/First on Scene: 2 F-15, 1 F-16, 1 KC-135 & 1 A-4

Accidents Investigated: 30 F-15, 2 F-16

Accidents Reviewed/Endorsed: 255 F-15, 62 F-5, 4 F-4

Full member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators

PRIMARY AIRCRAFT FLOWN: OTHER AIRCRAFT FLOWN:
F-15A/B/C/D 1000+ HoursInstructor Pilot & Test Pilot F-100F F-105F
CF-101 F-16
F-4C/D/E/LES 1000+ HoursInstructor Pilot & Test Pilot CF-104TF CF-18
RB-57 B-52
AC-130 T-38

FUN STUFF:

Cessna 150, 172, 182

Piper: Cub, Cherokee, Cherokee 6, Arrow, Turbo Arrow, Navajo

Beech D-18 (C-45)

DouglasDC-3 (C-47)

WHERE I WAS:

WILLIAMS AFB, AZ PILOT TRAINING
GEORGE AFB, CA F-4 TRAINING
KORAT AB, THAILAND F-4 (323 COMBAT SORTIES)
SPANGDAHLEM AB, GERMANY F-4 INSTRUCTOR PILOT
NELLIS AFB, NV RED FLAG STAFF, F-4
LUKE AFB, AZ F-15 INSTRUCTOR PILOT
RAMSTEIN AB, GERMANY STAFF, F-15
BITBURG AB, GERMANY F-15, TEST PILOT
DECIMOMANNU AB, ITALY F-15
McCHORD AFB, WA DESK

FORMAL SCHOOLIN’:

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA (BS – Transportation and Public Utilities)

GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY (MBA – Management)

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (Safety Program Management/Aircraft Accident Investigation)

CURRENT ACTIVITY:

San Diego Aerospace Museum Subject Matter Expert and media spokes person regarding aircraft accidents in the news; City of San Diego Aviation Advisory Committee safety expertise; FAA Safety Lead Safety Representative; President, San Diego Aviation Safety Counselors.

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  1. Pingback: Rich Martindell: Aviation and Safety Consultant | Wild Blue Yonder

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