BARS Audits

The Basic Aviation Risk (BAR) Standard audit program is a joint venture between the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) and the resources and mining industry.  The BARS audit program aims to standardise the mining industry’s aviation audit requirements.  Through this standardisation, the BARS audit program is striving to reduce the audit burden on operators conducted by mining company auditors, to one periodically scheduled audit: a BAR Standard audit.  The mining sector states that gaining BARS audit registration from the FSF, increases your competitive advantage amongst air operators bidding for mining work.

Why choose ASSET Aviation as your BARS audit company?

ASSET Aviation is a leading accredited BARS audit company with a global presence.  This is how we can add value to your audit, and make the BARS audit program work for you:

  • With our global presence, we offer lower fixed price BARS audits^ reducing the strain on your cash flow
  • As an ASSET client, your company is entitled to our Institute’s intelligence report, gaining insight from our network of over 300 international consultants and academics
  • As an ASSET client, your company is entitled to discounted auditor diploma qualifications and SMS training programmes from our Institute, adding value to your staff.  To visit our Institute, please click here
  • We use full-time IATA-trained auditors with a minimum of 15 years’ operational experience in the aviation industry.  We understand your side of the audit process and will work with you to get the job done with minimum disruption to your organisation while adding value where we can.

Examples of Our Work

How to book us?

  • Contact ASSET Aviation to arrange your BARS audit

  • We will talk you through the BARsoft registration process

  • Agree on a suitable BARS audit date

  • Our administration team will take care of the rest - quickly and efficiently

What do our clients say?

  • “Our business requires us to be audited by a number of organisations as well as the Regulator (CASA). ASSET's very professional approach to auditing based on extensive aviation background experience, ensures a probing but accurate audit. Having been a check pilot in a major airline also gives Mat (CEO) the understanding to put relevancy into questions relating to training and checking requirements.”

    Geoff NeateHead of Flying Operations at Cobham Aviation Services (Australia)
  • “ASSET Aviation is my first 'go to' pick for advice on commercial aviation matters. They answer the questions, give multiple options and offer innovative solutions in addition to conventional ones. Their work is focused, results driven and does not contain the usual consultant speak. ASSET is also prepared to challenge my thinking and open up options which I had not contemplated; value for money.”

    Ross WillisChief Operating Officer at GVK Hancock Coal (Australia and India)
  • “ASSET Aviation’s CEO, Mat Petrenko, is an experienced professional with the patience and expertise to work in demanding environments with complex customers.”

    Dan TebbuttSenior Trade Commissioner at Australian Trade Commission (Russia and CIS)


BARS Audit prices are set by the Flight Safety Foundation.

The foundation set the price, and in addition to this, sometimes we need to charge for travel and accommodation.  But our approach to business is this: we listen to your needs and carefully determine how to provide a service that is useful and needed, and delivered on time and within your budget.

We’ll keep your files safe; we’ll respect your customs; we’ll pass savings onto you when we can, and charge a fair fee that is auditable and traceable to a published rate sheet. We believe that if we conduct business this way, we’ll do good in the industry, and also make some money so we can pay our people and our bills and keep a little aside for the future. Please call to discuss our BARS audit variable fees.

Region Total BARS Audit Price ($USD) Total BARS Aerial Work Audit Price  ($USD)
Oceania $19,000 $9,250
North and Central America $19,000 $9,250
South America $19,000 $9,250
Europe and CIS $19,000 $9,250
Africa and Middle East $19,000 $9,250