Richard "Pete" Burgess
provides service as an Aviaton Consultant for air traffic services, procedures, pilot experience and aircraft accident investigations. Mr. Burgess has been the Owner of Burgess Aviation Consultants
since 1994 and specializes in the analysis of FAA Air Traffic Control service and the application of procedures in the following areas:
Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC's)Airport Traffic Control Towers (ATCT's)Terminal Radar Approach Control Facilities (TRACON's)Automated Flight Service Stations (AFSS's)Flight Path Reconstruction and Graphic Preparation of Accident/Incident AircraftDetailed Transcript Preparation of Air Traffic Recordings
As President of BGS Aviation, Inc.
, aircraft rental and flight instruction, Mr. Burgess is an Instrument-Rated Commercial Pilot and Certified Flight Instructor for Multi/Single Engine airplane. He has over 2900 hours of flight time.
1972 to 1994 Air Traffic Control Supervisory and Management - FAAManaged and supervised the National evaluations of over 160 FAA air traffic ARTCC's, ATCT's, TRACON's and AFSS's facilities in Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and AlabamaQualified on all positions of operation and actively controlled traffic as supervisor and manager at El Paso and Little Rock ATC Tower and radar approach control facilitiesServed as consultant and expert witness in trials involving aircraft accidents and enforcement actions in St. Louis, Kansas City and Little RockInvestigated the application and effectiveness of air traffic control procedures at Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Kansas City Airports, as a result of major accidents at those airports1957 to 1972 Air Traffic Controller - FAA & U.S. NavyAir Traffic Terminal Controller at NAS Saufley Field, Pensacola, FL and NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the U.S. Navy, and Santa Fe, NM in the FAAFlight Service Specialist in El Paso, TX. Santa Fe, NM and Lubbock, TXAir Traffic Tower and Radar Approach Controller in Lubbock, TX and San Antonio, TX