Helidosa Obtains WYVERN Wingman Certification! 


Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – Helidosa Aviation Group, S.A. has secured its designation of WYVERN Wingman Certified Operator following a successful Audit, conducted by WYVERN in September 2022. 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. 

“Helidosa Aviation Group is proud and honored to have successfully achieved the WYVERN standards, reassuring our customers our commitment to provide a service that complies with the highest safety and quality standards. We are committed to maintaining and improving the Wingman Standard, through proactive actions that will continue to empower and develop the safety culture in our organization,” says Gonzalo Alexander Castillo, Helidosa Aviation Group CEO. 

WYVERN Wingman Operators are evaluated by the Wingman Standard criteria. The scope of the evaluation includes an assessment 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. 

“WYVERN celebrates Helidosa’s achievement. Successful completion of the Wingman audit is proof that their leadership has identified safety as a core value and their team embraces excellence at all levels,” says Sonnie Bates, WYVERN CEO. 

About Helidosa 

Founded in 1992, Helidosa Aviation Group is a full-service aviation company strategically headquartered in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. From their early beginnings as a helicopter operator to the multi-faceted operation they are today operating thirteen fixed wing aircraft, Helidosa Aviation Group has proven that success is based on integrity, persistence and an unfailing commitment to their customers. 

Learn more about Helidosa here. 

About WYVERN  

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. 

Learn more about WYVERN LTD here.