About us

Over a forty five year aviation career, Captain Chris Turner has held a number of senior management posts including Chief Pilot and Operations Director of a major UK airline.

He is a CAA Type Rating Examiner and Instructor (currently on the Boeing 787 'Dreamliner'), and has been a training pilot for over thirty five years.

Chris has international experience in the recruitment, selection and training of pilots, as well as in technical and operational matters.

He has worked as an expert witness since 2013, is one of only two aviation experts certificated by the Expert Witness Institute, and has been elected as a Governor of the EWI.

He is a member of the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) and of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, and an active light aircraft and seaplane pilot.

Axten Aviation's highly experienced team includes pilots and engineers - commercial, General Aviation and helicopter.

If you would like further details of our work or to see CVs of our experts, please contact us.

Chris Turner, aviation expert witness and consultant