David joined Orion Airways in 1985 as a programmer directly from the college he attended in Derby, UK. Whilst at Orion, David was trained in assembly language & worked on a very early version of OASES. When Orion was taken over by Britannia Airways in 1989 & subsequently closed down, David contracted directly to a number of airlines who used OASES. David joined Commsoft in 1990 during the Farnborough air show & continued to develop early versions of OASES and was promoted to the Board of Directors in 1993, David ceased programming & concentrated on customer implementations & Project Management. Now, having worked with OASES for 25 years, David has been responsible for implementing OASES in around 40 organisations worldwide.