Alexandria, VA, June 6, 2013 — The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to recognize CAE and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation as sustaining members. Both companies have shown their commitment to the foundation’s vision of enhancing and improving safety through their generous financial support.
CAE is a global leader in modeling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defense. The company employs approximately 8,000 people at more than 100 sites and training locations in approximately 30 countries. CAE offers civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in more than 45 locations worldwide, and trains approximately 100,000 crew members yearly.
“I believe ACSF is one of the key drivers of safety and standards in the industry and want to support it and help shape where it is going,” said Rob Lewis, Vice President and General Manager for Business and Helicopter Aviation Training.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 2,000 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. The company employs more than 12,500 people at 12 major locations.
“Gulfstream is excited to partner with Air Charter Safety Foundation as a sustaining member to further the mission and vision of the foundation,” said Gulfstream Aviation Safety Officer Tom Huff . “As a business aircraft manufacturer and world-wide service provider, it made perfect sense to join-on as a sustaining member to further safety of air charter and fractional ownership flight operations.”
“The generous support of CAE and Gulfstream enables the foundation to carry out its mission,” said ACSF President Bryan Burns. “We are extremely pleased that these companies share our vision to achieve the highest levels of safety in the industry.”
For further information, go to www.acsf.aero.