Instructor: William Waldock

William Waldock
Biography: William D. Waldock holds the rank of Professor of Safety Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott Campus. He is the creator of the aviation safety programs at Embry-Riddle and has spent the last 38 years developing and enhancing the academic safety endeavors here. Over the last 38 years, he has personally taught over 8,000 students, many of whom have gone on to safety and investigation positions in industry and government. He is also responsible for creation and development of the S. Harry Robertson Aircraft Accident Investigation Laboratory He is a retired U.S.Coast Guard officer, a pilot, and has been investigating accidents for more than three decades, participating in more than 300 aircraft investigations and analyzing 500 more. He is President of the Arizona Chapter, International Society of Air Safety Investigators and has written numerous articles on aviation safety, aircraft accidents, aircraft fire investigation, and crash survivability. He is a Fellow in the American College of Forensic Examiners and member of numerous other aviation and safety-related organizations. Prof. Waldock has appeared in numerous safety-themed video programs and has been an expert consultant to both the print and electronic media.

Classes by this instructor


This course is designed to introduce the participant to advanced accident investigation procedures involving design, materials, and aircraft performance.
May 9-13, 2022, Robertson Safety Institute (Prescott Campus, AZ)