Davinci Jets Becomes WYVERN Wingman PRO!


Charlotte, NC: Davinci Jets, LLC has been awarded the prestegious WYVERN Wingman PRO certification after demonstrating excellence in association with a successful audit, conducted by WYVERN in April 2023. Wingman PRO validates organizational safety culture utilizing the most advanced safety culture evaluation tools recognized by safety experts and regulatory bodies worldwide. A safety benchmark set above WYVERN’s flagship Wingman Program, Wingman PRO is the private aviation industry’s highest safety standard.

“Today we are pleased to announce the attainment of WYVERN Wingman PRO status,” said Eric Legvold, Davinci Jets’ CEO.  “This remarkable milestone represents the culmination of our strong culture of safety and unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of SMS. WYVERN Wingman PRO unlocks a new dimension of safety for those who see safety as a mindset and not just a check in the box. With WYVERN Wingman PRO, we can show the industry and our clients that safety is truly a part of Davinci Jets DNA. Safety remains at the forefront of shaping the future of private aviation and we are proud to show that we are a part of the leading effort,” Legvold continued.

The WYVERN Wingman PRO certification is available for all operators in WYVERN’s legacy Wingman audit program and Flight Leader Program, which includes a thorough review of the operator’s safety performance and operational practices to ensure they align with industry best practices. The Wingman PRO certificate is issued once the already established Wingman operator demonstrates effectiveness in all areas of SMS, excellence in the addressing Human Factors and Organizational Safety Culture, and continuous conformity to international standards through an internal audit program.

“Davinci Jets certification as a WYVERN Wingman PRO Operator sets them apart from other operators in the air charter industry. This achievement validates their commitment to attaining and maintaining an enduring safety culture that elevates their performance above other operators who are just beginning to embrace the value of formal safety risk management,” says Sonnie Bates, WYVERN CEO.

About Davinci Jets

Davinci Jets began operations in 2006 at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte North Carolina. Flying a variety of Cessna, Embraer, and Bombardier Aircraft, they have most recently taken delivery of a Gulfstream G500. Most scheduled maintenance is completed by their own experienced team at the newly renovated Davinci Jets Services hangar to ensure that their client’s aircraft remain safe to fly. Currently Davinci Jets manages 26 aircraft between: Charlotte, Atlanta, Charleston SC, Washington DC, and Melbourne FL. Whether flying domestically, the Caribbean, Europe, etc., Davinci Jets specializes in whole aircraft management with a passion for extraordinary safety and service. 

Learn more about Davinci Jets here.


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.

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