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Associated Aircraft Group Joins Air Charter Safety Foundation

10.21.14

The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to announce that Associated Aircraft Group (AAG®), Wappingers Falls, New York, is the newest company to join the ACSF. Along with 100 other companies, AAG supports the ACSF’s vision to enable on-demand air charter providers and fractional program managers to achieve the highest levels of safety in the aviation industry.

“AAG has a long history of owning and operating S-76C™ helicopters in the Northeast,” said AAG President Scott Ashton. “AAG recently achieved 45,000 safe flying hours in the S-76C helicopter. Joining ACSF further validates our company’s steadfast commitment to provide our clients with world-class levels of service and safety for all of
their helicopter travel needs.”

AAG, a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Company, has more than 25 years’ experience providing helicopter and fixed-wing charter flights, fractional ownership programs, and helicopter maintenance services from its Teterboro, New Jersey, Wappingers Falls, New York, Providence, Rhode Island, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania locations. With the
Northeast’s largest fleet of S-76C aircraft, AAG is the only VIP helicopter company to own and operate its own FAA Part 145 maintenance facility and is a Sikorsky Authorized Customer Support Center.

“We are pleased to welcome AAG to the foundation,” said ACSF President Bryan Burns. “Becoming a member of ACSF demonstrates their commitment to providing the safest aircraft and flight operations for their clients.”

For more information, visit www.flyaag.com or www.acsf.aero. AAG and S-76 are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.

The vision of the ACSF is to enable on-demand charter providers and fractional program managers to achieve the highest levels of safety in the aviation industry. This goal will be achieved through:

Promotion and facilitation of risk management programs,

Advocacy for industry adoption of one common audit standard,

Dissemination of safety information and,

Creation of additional programs that advance the goals of the foundation.