A recognized expert, John is sought by news and legal organizations for information and commentary. In addition to dozens of television appearances, John is regularly invited to speak in-person at about aviation, drones and aviation law.

John often discusses aviation law at professional conferences. John has been a presenter at the IATSBA Air & Transport Law Conference, the American Bar Association’s TIPS Aviation and Space Law Committee Conference, and the Southern Methodist University Air Law Symposium.

Clips from some of John’s recent media appearances are below:

Media Clips

Philadelphia, PA – John Gagliano provides aviation commentary on the Chopper 6 crash for 6ABC’s  Action News.

Philadelphia, PC – CBS3 News asked John Gagliano to analyze the conditions of the Chopper 6 crash near Hammonton, NJ.

John Gagliano’s expert analysis of the flight path of Kobe Bryant’s helicopter for NBC10 Philadelphia

West Palm Beach, FL – John Gagliano discusses the implications of holiday travel around the country with local ABC news.  

John Gagliano provides aviation commentary on two helicopter crashes in Miami, Florida and Newport Beach, California over the weekend of February 18, 2022. This clip aired nationally on CBS Mornings.

John Gagliano describes wind shear and why it is a hazard to aviation in response to questions shortly after a medical helicopter crash. 

John Gagliano discusses the heroic actions of a pilot who saved lives during a critical helicopter emergency on Philadelphia’s Action News. 

John Gagliano discusses the NTSB Hearing about the Calabasas, CA helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and others.

John Gagliano discusses drone safety and rules on “Good Day Philadelphia” Fox 29

John Gagliano discusses the tragic crash of a Beech Bonanza in Upper Moreland, PA

John Gagliano discusses the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX 8

John Gagliano’s KYW News Radio interview about facts revealed at NTSB hearing | Southwest Flight 1380

John Gagliano discusses the tragedy of Southwest Flight 1380 and the FAA’s late solution

John Gagliano’s KYW News Radio interview about the NTSB investigation process after the Southwest Flight 1380 tragedy

John Gagliano comments on the Roy Halladay plane crash investigation

John Gagliano discusses recent airline and passenger incidents

John discusses clear air turbulence with a meteorologist

John Gagliano discusses recent airline and passenger incidents