Planet 9 Renews their WYVERN Wingman PRO Certification! 


Van Nuys, CA: Planet Nine Private Air, LLC has once more been awarded WYVERN Wingman PRO certification after achieving excellence in association with ongoing participation in WYVERN’s Flight Leader Program (FLP). 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 aviation industry’s highest safety standard. 

“We are excited to renew our WYVERN Wingman PRO certification, marking a continued partnership in achieving the highest levels of safety,” says Planet 9 co-founder Matt Walter. 

WYVERN Wingman PRO is issued once an already established Wingman operator demonstrates effectiveness in all areas of SMS, excellence in addressing Human Factors and Organizational Safety Culture, and continuous conformity to international standards by way of an internal audit program.  

“We applaud Planet 9’s accomplishment as a Wingman PRO Operator, which signifies the organization’s commitment to embracing safety as a core value. Wingman Operators not only conform to international standards, they also embrace transparency with their safety data so end users can trust their decisions,” says Sonnie Bates, WYVERN CEO. 

About Planet 9 

Planet 9 Private Air is a global operator specializing in the management and charter of ultra-long-range aircraft. With a floating fleet model and a multiple-base infrastructure, Planet 9 consistently serves the world’s busiest markets with on-demand charter and aircraft management services.  

The Planet 9 team is committed to their mission: providing impeccable, personalized service and efficiency with the highest standards of safety.  

Planet 9 is headquartered in Van Nuys but also has operations hubs in New York, London, and Lisbon, Portugal.  

Learn more about Planet 9 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.