Wyvern Standard version 5.0 Released

Wyvern Consulting has released The Wyvern Standard version 5.0 to establish a global dimension to its safety audit system. Changes include a number of operating updates covering helicopter overwater operations, updated guidelines for vendor audit and contract crew recordkeeping, and changes to instructions on aircraft refueling. Wyvern, a subsidiary of online charter portal Avinode, has…

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Business Aviation Safety Nearly Unchanged in 2010

Despite a modest increase in the number of business aircraft flight hours last year, the number of accidents remained virtually static compared with those in 2009, according to year-end statistics released by Boca Raton, Fla.-based industry safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates. There was just one more accident last year involving U.S.-registered business aircraft than…

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