ARG/US is a global leader in performing on-site safety audits for corporate flight departments, charter operators, and commercial airlines with the objective of managing risk. ARG/US services include a system of safety rankings. To achieve the Gold Rating, ARGUS conducts in-depth research into numerous databases. Historical information on the commercial certificate, pilots, aircraft serial numbers, ownership, management and financial data is compiled, processed and scored. An operator with an ARGUS Gold Rating meets or exceeds the median scores of an aggregate group of operators with like exposures.