We strive to operate above and beyond
Safety, security, regulatory compliance, and quality. As a longstanding leader in private aviation, these are Pentastar’s top priorities at all times. They inspire our actions as we continue setting the standard for world-class aviation services.
We strive to operate above and beyond FAA and international regulatory standards. The safety designations bestowed upon us reflect our organization’s commitment and adherence to regulations and established industry procedures, and ensures our processes are certified and continuously monitored and improved.
Safety Management System (SMS) is a quality management approach to controlling flight-related risks by providing accessible tools for monitoring safety-related processes. Pentastar Aviation’s own Safety Management System incorporates operational risk profiling with internal evaluation and quality assurance concepts, resulting in more structured management and continuous improvement in contingency operations. In addition, our robust SMS highlights our steadfast commitment to safety, ensuring secure ramp access and a safe environment for anyone who enters our facility.
Pentastar Aviation has a well-documented Emergency Response Plan in place, should an emergency situation occur. We care about our employees and clients and regularly review our protocols and procedures and conduct practice drills to test our preparedness. Our priority will always be first and foremost to protect people and ensure we are ready, responsive, and able to spring into action quickly.
Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. has 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.
Our other designations include:
International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling
Designed to promote use of industry best practices blended through a progressive Safety Management System (SMS) for Fixed Based Operations (FBO) and Business Aircraft Handling Agencies (BAHA).
National Air Transportation Association’s Safety First Training
Offers a stringent Safety First Professional Line Service Training program through which all Pentastar’s line service technicians receive thorough training and certification.
International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations
A code of best practices based on the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) International Standards and Recommended Practices, designed to help business aviation operational departments worldwide achieve a high level of safety and professionalism. Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. is registered as a Stage 2 IS-BAO operator.
Air Charter Safety Foundation
The Air Charter Safety Foundation. The organization’s mission is to lead and support the advancement of the highest standards available to allow the business, charter and fractional ownership industry to offer the safest air transportation products in the world and to provide objective information about these standards and services to the public.