Oliver Wyman

Unmanned Aircraft Systems


Oliver Wyman CAVOK's UAS team navigates FAA and EASA drone regulatory and organizational challenges for our clients in a rapidly evolving marketplace.

As an FAA Qualified Certification Consulting (QCC) firm, Oliver Wyman CAVOK offers our clients expertise in drone Part 135 certification, regulatory compliance, and industry-leading best practices in safety and efficiency.   We have extensive experience across the aviation industry that we are applying to the UAS sector.  This offers us a unique insight into a rapidly expanding landscape.

Oliver Wyman CAVOK can support your organization with manual development, optimized organizational structure, safety-focused policies and procedures, and training to fit your operation. Integrate our expertise with your team to build a cohesive and robust organization that is ready to launch upon certification.

With Oliver Wyman CAVOK’s expertise and your vision, we will navigate the challenging airspace and go beyond the visual line of sight.

Case Studies


UAS Operator Certification

With Oliver Wyman CAVOK's deep certification expertise from the aviation industry, we support UAS Part 135, and Part 107 certification efforts.

Regulatory Strategy

Leveraging Oliver Wyman CAVOK's knowledge of FAA and EASA rules and regulations enables us to help navigate UAS operators through the complex regulatory environment.

Project Management Oversight

Oliver Wyman CAVOK delivers best-in-class project management for all UAS projects in the areas of certification, compliance, maintenance programs, and fleet management.

In the News

  • Oliver Wyman CAVOK performs industry and market due diligence in support of VSE Aviation, Inc. acquisition of 1st Choice Aerospace, Inc. Read More

  • CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager Dave Marcontell and CAVOK VP Steve Douglas discuss "Why the use of drones still faces big regulatory hurdles." Read More

  • CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager David Marcontell receives the 2018 Nuts & Bolts Award. Read More

  • CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager David Marcontell says a sustainable MRO aftermarket may be in jeopardy. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Steve Douglas says a U.S. mechanic crunch due in early 2020s. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Tom Cooper says growing MRO demand will come with labor challenges. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Robbie Bourke says next-generation aircraft will comprise more than half of Eastern Europe’s fleet in 2027. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Oksana Bardygula says aviation industry is behind on cybersecurity and also must deal with the issues of intellectual property and data. Read More

  • What's the future of the independent MRO community? CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager Dave Marcontell shares his expectations for this year's MRO Americas. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Steve Douglas looks forward to discussing implementation of new FAA flight standards and more at this year’s MRO Americas. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Tom Cooper says “fleet of the future is here… it’s a great time to be in commercial aviation!” Read More