Wappingers Falls, NY: Associated Aircraft Group, Inc. has once more secured its designation of WYVERN Wingman Certified Operator following a successful Audit, conducted by WYVERN in October 2021. The WYVERN Wingman Standard, the first air charter audit standard in the aviation industry, provides a safety benchmark that allows air charter customers to assess performance expectations against recognized industry best operating practices before purchasing air charter services.
WYVERN Wingman Operators are evaluated by the Wingman Standard criteria. The scope of the evaluation includes an evaluation of operational activities, review on the company operational history and safety records, Safety Management System (SMS), internal evaluation program, administrative compositions, technical documentation, pilot and aircraft records, training requirements, and maintenance operations including technician training and experience.
“We are proud to announce that Associated Aircraft Group, Inc. is a Wingman Operator. Conforming to the WYVERN Wingman Standard is a testament to an organization’s culture and commitment to safety,” says Sonnie Bates, WYVERN CEO.
About Associated Aircraft Group
Associated Aircraft Group (AAG™) is the premier executive helicopter company serving the Northeastern United States. A wholly owned subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and its parent company United Technologies Corporation, AAG has been providing executive travel for more than 20 years. AAG occupies flight and maintenance facilities in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia and operates the largest fleet of Sikorsky S-76® helicopters in the region.
Charter Services provided on one of nine S-76 helicopters available on demand and serving New York City, Philadelphia, Providence and throughout the Northeast.
WYVERN Ltd is the leader in aviation safety risk management and training. Building on its 30-year reputation for delivering value to the aviation community, WYVERN ensures operational excellence through its flagship Wingman and Flight Leader Programs. WYVERN’s EXACT Program is a comprehensive and professional safety certification program for UAS end-users and operators. WYVERN’s Safety Leader Training Course™ provides the education and training that enables professionals to skillfully achieve operational excellence in any aviation organization.