Accurate and reliable knowledge of weather conditions is often an important factor in processing claims or dealing with legal matters.
Any type of accident or claim may raise questions about weather factors. Most official weather observations are recorded but never published. Obviously, it takes more than a casual knowledge of meteorological records to compile the most complete data pertinent to a particular case. Our professional staff has the knowledge and skill to gather the information you need and the ability to compile this information to fit your specific needs. The staff of Ed Roy, Ltd. is also able to analyze and explain the implications and contents of climatological documents.
For over 30 years, Ed Roy and his team of meteorologist provided operational forecasting for Gulf of Mexico oil companies and support companies with thousands of lives and untold Billions of dollars in assets hanging in the balance. For a number of years, Ed Roy was also chosen by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to provided ozone exceedance forecasting and air quality assessments for the State of Louisiana. Ed and his team have overseen countless hazardous materials incidents in the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the State of Louisiana
In the aviation world, insight into the proper operation of aircraft and analysis of pilot judgment and techniques is critical to the understanding of the accident “chain of events”. Especially in aviation cases where weather is a factor, Ed Roy, Ltd. is an indispensable consultation and expert witness resource.
Ed is not just an “in the office meteorologist”! The real tie-in was when he began flying into the eye of hurricanes to determine how severe they really were with the Hurricane Hunters. He earned the coveted “Eye of the Storm” award from Keesler Air Force Base in 1980. Since that time, he has flown into the eye of most major hurricanes in the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.
Ed Roy has numerous current ratings including: Airline Transport Pilot, Glider Rating, Multi-Engine Land Rating, Instrument Rating and Single Engine Land Rating. He has logged over 13,500 hours of accident and violation-free flight time in both single and multi-engine and jet aircraft as both pilot in command and instructor. Ed has instructed hundreds of flight students and over the years has prepared these student pilots for entry level and advanced flight certificates. On behalf of the FAA, Ed also conducts bi-annual flight reviews for pilots and serves as an FAA Aviation Safety Consulor.
Contact Ed Roy Ltd today for a free consultation. All communication with Ed Roy Ltd is kept strictly confidential.