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David on CNNDavid Rimmer is a frequently quoted authority on the subjects of aviation safety, crisis management, private jet travel and world class customer service.

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ACSF Supports Single Charter Standard

The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is trying to encourage charter and fractional operators to support the move to a singlesafety audit standard–its own–to end confusion about the multiple standards currently being used and eliminate the expense of auditing to the various standards.

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AIN-MRO Profile: Eastway Jet Services

Eastway Jet Services was established in 1985 as a maintenance facility open to the public and was located in a 1,000-sq-ft hangar at Islip’s MacArthur Airport. In 1992, Eastway formed ExcelAire to operate an aircraft management company and now also offers aircraft charter. It is Argus Gold and Wyvern Wingman rated.

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Tragic Lessons

I was one of seven people on the aircraft when we had a midair over the Amazon. I am grateful we survived. It was really a matter of less than an inch that was the difference between our surviving or perishing. And it was a matter of several feet that was the difference between the lives of the people on the airliner being spared. Sadly, that didn't happen.

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