Presentation on theme: "GWBAA Safety Stand-down May 16, 2013. ACSF Vision The Air Charter Safety Foundation vision is to enable on-demand charter providers and fractional program."— Presentation transcript:
ACSF Vision The Air Charter Safety Foundation vision is to enable on-demand charter providers and fractional program managers to achieve the highest levels of safety in the aviation industry.
Our Vision 1. Promotion and facilitation of risk management programs, 2. Advocacy for industry adoption of one common audit standard, 3. Dissemination of safety information and, 4. Creation of additional programs that advance the goals of the Foundation.
Current Projects Industry Audit Standard (IAS) for on-demand charter & fractional program managers AVSiS Safety Event Reporting & Management Tool Free to Part 135 and 91K Operators Annual Air Charter Safety Symposium Industry Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Illegal Charter Hotline: 888-759-3581
Selecting a Charter Operator Where do you start?
Questions Asked Conduct due diligence Ask for customer references Obtain copy of FAA air carrier certificate Request insurance coverage Accident/Incident History Crew authorized to operate charter flight Third-party Audits
Gray Market Charters Potential illegal operation Owner compensated for flight, without commercial operating authority to sell transportation Dangerous for owners, customers and pilots Invalidates insurance coverage on the aircraft Aircraft financing at risk (loans versus leases) Owners & flight crews are subject to stiff fines Pilots subject to FAA enforcement action