Aviation Expert - William (Bill) Lawrence
William S Lawrence, Colonel USMC (Ret'd)
With extensive background and
experience as an expert pilot, an expert
fixed-wing aviator, an expert helicopter pilot, an
expert in the aerodynamics and mechanics of flight,
in aircraft operations and the role of government in
aircraft safety and regulations, retired USMC
Colonel William (Bill) S. Lawrence
can navigate the complexities of aviation
Why Hire an Aviation Expert?
Aviation is as unique as law. Aerodynamic and
mechanical laws and applications are always the same,
yet ever-changing. The job of
an attorney is to know and apply the law.
Colonel Lawrence’s job is to assist the attorney by
applying his extensive knowledge and experience in
the peculiarities of aviation.
45 Years Flight Experience
Bill Lawrence and his classic 1957 V-tail Bonanza
Colonel Lawrence has spent over 45 years actively flying,
learning, applying, and experiencing the principles
of aviation and aviation management. He has been a
government acquisition specialist; trained in all
aspects of the procurement of major weapons systems.
Colonel Lawrence was also an experimental and engineering
test pilot. Having been involved in both military
and civilian aircraft design processes, he has been
understands basic and
advanced aerodynamics, thermodynamics, jet engines,
mechanical systems, weapons systems, and avionics.
He has spent years testing these concepts on both
fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
Decorated Combat Pilot
From Vietnam to the Gulf, Colonel Lawrence
was a combat pilot in multiple theatres. He
has experienced the best and worst of battle
conditions and has been wounded and decorated
for actions that occurred during combat. Colonel
Lawrence understands the peculiarities of combat that are
outside the experience of civilians.
Investigated Over 150 Fixed Wing & Helicopter
Bill flies helicopters in the pursuit
of answers to investigation.
Colonel Lawrence understands the
aircraft development process, how systems are
designed to meet needs, how the design and
development team works, and how testing is designed
He has investigated over 150 military and
civilian aircraft crashes both while in the United
States Marine Corps and since that time. He is
a formal, school-trained, aircraft accident
Involve an Aviation Professional
Do not try to tackle aviation litigation
unassisted. Go to the professional.
Working with Colonel Lawrence will result in a
better result and save you money in the long run.
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