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. 

The Wingman Program validates Safety Culture, SPIs & Targets, conformance to ICAO Level 4, and compliance with SMS regulations
Validation is accomplished via an onsite assessment and continuous monitoring to prevent performance drift
Wingman Operators are eligible for safety perfomance coaching in lieu of recurring audits
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The Wingman Standard is a user-friendly professional code of practices that incorporates the requirements of both the ICAO and national safety programs. It validates your Safety Performance Indicators and Targets enable the effective monitoring and management of your safety risks. The Wingman Certification provides the operator with the assurance that their organization is achieving ICAO and FAA Level 4 Safety Performance in all SMS components and elements  

“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.

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