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For companies seeking alternatives for their own flight operations, Wyvern offers a robust SaaS platform designed to help buyers source, research, and vet charter operators, globally. Wyvern is a trusted resource and aviation partner for multi-national corporations, Fortune 500 companies, Government agencies, NGOs, air carriers, corporate flight departments, and air charter brokers requiring manned and unmanned services.Read More >
Yardley, PA: L.J. Aviation has successfully achieved Wingman Certification from Wyvern Ltd., one of the most demanding air carrier safety certifications in the air charter industry. To be considered as a Wingman Certified Operator, companies must actively demonstrate their commitment to leading risk management practices and have a strong safety culture. Operators are continuously monitored and maintain up-to-date company data and documentation on Wyvern’s aviation intelligence platform. Wingman Certified Operators are required to successfully complete onsite audits every two years where flight operations, fleet maintenance, company business practices, safety and quality management systems, and physical aircraft inspections are evaluated against The Wingman Standard.Read More >
Attend InterDrone, September 7th - 9th in Las Vegas, or Unmanned Systems Canada, November 1st - 3rd, to view Wyvern's presentation: UAV Operator selection and Risk Mitigation: Vetting and Monitoring UAV Contractors and Operators with EXACT. This presentation will address:Read More >
Since the initial activity for commercial drone applications is primarily oriented around drones operating less than 55lbs, VLOS, 400’ AGL, DVFR (also known as EXACT CATEGORY 1 drones), this guide is written for CAT 1 operators to help them prepare for the EXACT assessment.Read More >
The Science of Fatigue, Operational Risk, and Mitigation Strategies.
Fatigue risk impacts every part of flight operations including pilots and flight attendants as well as mechanics and ramp personnel whose mission critical activities ensure the plane is ready for flight. Unmanaged fatigue risk can jeopardize the safety of the passengers and crew, be very costly, and negatively impact company reputation. This blog post addresses some of the key aspects to consider.Read More >
DJI, the leader in easy-to-fly drones and aerial photography systems, announced they are enforcing a temporary no-fly zone for unmanned aerial vehicles in an effort to avoid disrupting the Olympic venues in Rio. DJI has implemented similar no-fly zones in the past for United States political events, the G& summit in Japan, andthe Euro 2016 soccer tournament in France.
Manual Martinez, DJI Latin America Corporate Communications Director, released a statement saying the temporary no-fly zone was put into effect "in order to increase safety and security at high-profile locations and reduce the likelihood of drone operators inadvertently entering sensitive areas."
This makes sense, but it brings up the questions what is a no-fly zone, are all no-fly zones temporary, and how do I know if I am in a no-fly zone?Read More >
Are you drone obsessed, filling every spare minute with drone related content and education? Or are you a casual spectator, interested in how this new technology will change our world? The beauty of podcasts is that they cater to the obsessed as much as they do the casual spectators alike. Podcasts are free, you can download and listen at your liesure or you can binge.
We have complied a list of what we believe to be the 7 best podcasts about drones / UAVs for your enjoyment and education. The below podcasts address a wide variety of topics including: business applications, sports, economic environment, entertainment, jobs & careers, perspectives, photography, drone regulations, research and development, safety and education, and technology and innovation.Read More >
The new FAA Part 107 Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft will be effective starting August 29th, 2016. You need to know what is required under Part 107, if you are considered a recreational or a commercial drone operator, and how these new regulations apply to you.
For additional information:
- Summary of the Small UAS Rule
- Small UAS Advisory Circular - How to Use the Rule
- Complete Text of the Small UAS Rule
UAV Operations Conform to Highest Industry Standard
RTI Group, LLC, a forensic investigation and engineering company located in Stevensville, MD, has achieved Wyvern’s EXACT certification for its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations. In receiving the Wyvern EXACT designation, RTI has demonstrated its compliance with global industry best practices, meeting a standard that includes comprehensive safety and quality oversight and management of its UAS operations.Read More >