About Us

 

Owner Keith M Cianfrani

 

Keith M Cianfrani, Ed.D. (abd), MAS, CISM, CFI, a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, the founder and owner, has over 35 years of aviation experience. He is a master army aviator, aviation safety officer, commercial pilot, instructor pilot and was an accident investigator for the U.S. Army Safety Center. He is rated in both rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft. As a safety officer, Keith has managed safety programs in organizations with over 100 aircraft stationed throughout 5 states. Keith has taught safety courses at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and Kansas State University. Keith writes safety articles for HAI’s Rotor Magazine and was the Safety and Training Columnist for Rotor and Wing Magazine. (See articles tab).

 

Keith is a certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and has also worked in the civilian, commercial aviation industry flying for companies such as Petroleum Helicopters, Damin Aviation, Keystone Helicopters, Island Helicopters and Chopper 6 and Chopper 3 in Philadelphia. He also has experience in the flight for life, aero medical evacuation industry.

 

Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC offers safety evaluations (audits) for aviation companies in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations and IS-BAO, Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS) and HAI Audit Standards. We teach and promote proven Risk Management practices. We specialize in Human Factors and Material Failure in Accident Investigations. Our company also provides consulting services for industrial, construction and motor vehicle accidents. Our company has extensive experience in the helicopter tour industry in Hawaii, Alaska, and Las Vegas and Grand Canyon.

 

ASC is currently working with Airbus’s VOOM on-demand helicopter services as a safety consultant in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Mexico City, Mexico and San Francisco. For further information contact Voomflights.com.

 

Our experts include Flight Instructors, Airline Pilots, Air Traffic Control Specialist, A&P Mechanics, Metallurgy Engineers and Safety Personnel both from the military and civilian organizations.

 

Keith is also working with the FAA on a Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) ASIAS safety research project.

Education:

Ed.D. (abd) (Delaware Valley University)


Masters in Aviation Safety (Embry Riddle Aeronautical University)


BS (LaSalle University)

 

Courses Completed:

FAA/TSI US Army Aviation Accident Investigation Course


FAA/TSI Human Factors in Accident Investigation Course


US Army Unit Safety Management Course


U.S. Army Instructor Pilot Course


U.S. Army Human Error Reduction Course


OSHA Safety Management Course


DOT/TSI Safety Management Systems and Aviation Safety Program Management Course


DOT/TSI Safety Risk Management Course


ISBAO Audit Certification Course


HAI Audition Certification Course


Robinson Helicopters Pilot Safety Course

 

Air Charter Safety Foundation Auditing Course