Avelaino McGibbon

Senior Consultant / P.E. / Houston


Based in Houston, Mr. McGibbon is a Senior Consultant with the Forensics Division.  He is a licensed Registered Professional Engineer in the Bahamas, and US states with more than 30 years of mechanical engineering experience.  Mr. McGibbon has evaluated mechanical failures involving vehicle and aircraft systems, components, marine facilities, heavy equipment, lifts and cranes, commercial buildings, as well as a variety of commercial product failures, and various material failure analyses.  He assists accident reconstruction analysis and mechanical failure analysis involving vehicles, semi-tractor/trailers, motorcycles, bicycles, industrial equipment.  He investigates fire cause and origin as it relates to vehicles, equipment and machines.  He investigates the original and cause of failure of mechanical devises including, plumbing, appliances, industrial equipment, tools, machines, aircraft and vehicle theft analysis. He has repair and diagnoses expertise for engines and transmissions.  

Mr. McGibbon’s background includes the design through production of automobiles and vehicular systems for major Original Equipment Manufacturers, amusement, theme parks and for special application purposes.  His designs include, body, power train and suspension systems.  He was awarded a US patent for an automotive suspension device. 

Mr. McGibbon is a licensed Private Aircraft Pilot and commercial FAA 107 UAS drone pilot and performs aerial drone inspections to aid in investigating property, fire, catastrophes, and vehicle accidents.  

Education and Registrations

  • BS Mechanical Engineering - General Motors Institute (now Kettering University)
  • Registered Professional Engineer – Bahamas, Mississippi, Texas