Bill Carey

Bill
Carey
Senior Editor, Aircraft Systems & Safety,
Aviation Week Network

Based in Washington, DC, Bill covers avionics, air traffic management and aviation safety for Aviation Week. A former daily newspaper reporter, he has covered the commercial, business and military aviation segments as well as unmanned aircraft systems. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2017, he worked for Aviation International News and Avionics and Rotor & Wing magazines.

Bill is the recipient of the National Business Aviation Association’s 2017 Gold Wing Award for his reporting on drones, and in 1997 received the British Royal Aeronautical Society Aerospace Journalist of the Year award in the business aviation category. He is the author of the book, “Enter the Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,” published in 2016.

Articles
IATA Launches Turbulence Data-Sharing Platform for Airlines 
IATA unveiled a data-sharing platform to help airlines avoid turbulence during flights and named Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines as the first contributor.
FAA, Pentagon Agree On ADS-B Introduction For Military Aircraft 
The FAA and Pentagon approve a broad agreement to accommodate military aircraft that are not equipped for ADS-B by the FAA’s 2020 deadline.
Canada Announces New Pilot Flight-Time, Duty Regulations 
Transport Canada on Dec. 12 announced amendments to Canadian Aviation Regulations that prescribe new flight- and duty-time limits for airline pilots that align with current scientific data and international standards.
Hong Kong Safety Authority Probes Air India 787 Rapid Descent 
The Hong Kong Air Accident Investigation Authority is investigating a serious incident Oct. 20 involving an Air India Boeing 787-8 that descended rapidly and deviated from the glide path on approach to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) before pilots performed a go-around.
Former Boeing Executive Takes Over As RTCA President 
Former airline pilot and Boeing executive Terry McVenes joined standards organization RTCA as its new president and CEO Dec. 1.
Former Boeing Executive Takes Over As RTCA President 
Former airline pilot and Boeing executive Terry McVenes joined standards organization RTCA as its new president and CEO Dec. 1.
FAA Will Release Draft Space Launch Rule In February 
The FAA will release a draft regulation in February that streamlines requirements for commercial space launch and recovery operations.
Ohio, New York Tout Unmanned Traffic Management Moves 
Drone research collaborations in Ohio and New York have announced recent developments to advance unmanned traffic management systems in their respective states.
Ohio, New York Tout Unmanned Traffic Management Moves 
Drone research collaborations in Ohio and New York have announced recent developments to advance unmanned traffic management systems in their respective states.
WestJet Expands Codeshare Agreement With Qantas 
Canadian airline WestJet said Dec. 4 that it has expanded its codeshare relationship with Australia’s Qantas by adding Qantas-operated flights between Los Angeles and Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
Lessor NAC Firms Order For Three Embraer E190s 
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer and Danish leasing firm Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) signed a firm contract for three E190 regional airliners, valued at $156 million at list price, the parties announced Dec. 4.
Boeing Making Waves In Simulation And Training 
After winning the T-X contract, Boeing expects to prepare generations of Air Force pilots to fly fourth- and fifth-generation aircraft.
Joint Venture To Control Remote-Tower Airports in Sweden 
Saab and Swedish air navigation service provider LFV will assume responsibility for remote-tower control of two airports through their Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) joint venture.
Joint Venture To Control Remote-Tower Airports in Sweden 
Saab and Swedish air navigation service provider LFV will assume responsibility for remote-tower control of two airports through their Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) joint venture.
Finnish Agency Issues Recommendations For Aircraft Evacuations 
The Safety Investigation Authority of Finland (SIAF) has issued several recommendations resulting from the Dec. 3, 2017 evacuation of an Embraer 190 regional jet in Finland that revealed “serious deficiencies” in the evacuation response.
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