A lifetime in aviation, more than three decades at the NTSB, investigations into aviation accidents around the world, battery and electric vehicle investigations, and making international connections for you to draw upon.

  • Investigator In Charge
  • Accredited Representative of the United States
  • National Resource, Aviation Systems Engineering and licensed mechanic
  • Conducted or have been part of major investigations on land and beneath the sea around the world
  • Avionics cyber-security and countless avionics investigations
  • The world leader in fuel tank explosion investigations (5)
  • Recognized expert in lithium ion batteries and the initial 787 battery investigator.
  • Experienced electric vehicle investigator
  • US Government Contracting Technical Officer Representative (COTAR) leading major battery investigations
  • 30+ years of course development and instructing at NTSB Training Center
  • University guest lecturer in engineering forensics
  • SAE Hybrid and EV First and Second Responder Task Force

Email:  swaim@HowItBroke.com

Tel:      301-359-1399