The Wingman Standard is the only safety standard offered by Wyvern. Only an operator who has successfully passed a Wingman audit and is in good standing with Wyvern is Wingman Certified and may call themselves a Wingman Certified Operator. These operators provide their customers with Wingman Standard Pilot and Aircraft Safety Survey (PASS) reports.

Adherence to ICAO standards for Safety Management Systems, Emergency Response Plans, and internal evaluations
Two day on-site, recurring audit every 24 months to verify compliance
Flight time, recency of experience in aircraft type, and full-motion simulator training for pilots required
Download the NEW Wingman Standard, Revision 3.2
Release Date: 22 January 2016



The Wingman Standard defines the benchmark to which a Wingman Certified Operator shall adhere. As a living document, The Standard is regularly updated to reflect the adoption of evolving safety practices that affect ever-changing flight environments and operational practices, worldwide.

The Wingman Standard is the cumulative experience of Wyvern’s long standing involvement in air charter safety; a collection of aviation best practices and the highest audit standards in business aviation.


“I am very proud to tell our clients that Meridian Air Charter is a Wyvern Wingman operator. Our charter fleet goes through rigorous safety audits to ensure that we are either meeting or exceeding the industry’s highest safety standards. Our aircraft and crew are constantly being inspected and tested so that we always remain diligent. Safety has always been, and will always be, our highest priority.  In turn, it also gives our charter sales team the benefit of selecting operators that have been vetted by Wyvern. This process provides an intangible value to the entire business aviation industry because it raises the bar for all of us.”

Chris Battaglia Director of Charter Sales, Meridian Air Charter 

The Wingman Standard

Download our latest set of audit standards and aviation best practices for the Wingman Standard.

Download Revision 3.2