HeliFlite Shares Renews their Wingman Certification!


Kearny, New Jersey –  HeliFlite Shareshas once more secured its designation of WYVERN Wingman Certified Operator following a successful Audit, conducted by WYVERN in December, 2020. 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.

“HeliFlite is proud to once again receive WYVERN Wingman certification. We have consistently demonstrated our commitment to safety and maintaining our WYVERN Wingman rating is a reflection of our company’s ongoing efforts to ensure the highest aviation standards and practices. Safety is at the forefront of everything we do. Every day. We are proud to remain a member of this elite group who is dedicated to safety,” commented Kurt Carlson, CEO of HeliFlite Shares. 

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.

 “HeliFlite’s certification as a WYVERN Wingman 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 HeliFlite 

For over 25 years and 55,000 safe flying hours, HeliFlite has been providing clients with executive helicopter transportation in the Northeast, South Florida and Downtown Chicago. Centrally located at Kearny, NJ, just minutes from New York, our response time is second to none.

Experience travel with HeliFlite for access to a variety of aircraft and customized programs that meet your specific needs. We operate the largest fleet of premiere cabin class, twin engine helicopters on the east coast. All our flights are dual pilot missions with the safety of our clients and their families as our #1 priority.

Learn more about HeliFlite Shares here.


WYVERN Ltd is the leader in aviation safety risk management and training. Building on its 29-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.