Bill Carey

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

Based in Washington, DC, Bill covers avionics and aviation safety for Aviation Week. A veteran journalist with three decades of experience covering the commercial, business and military aviation segments as well as unmanned aircraft systems, Bill has previously written for Aviation International News and Avionics and Rotor & Wing magazines. He joined Aviation Week in November 2017.

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
TSA Administrator David Pekoske addresses the Aero Club of Washington.
Pekoske: TSA Checkpoints Will Be Staffed In Shutdown 
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners will remain working at airport security lanes in the event of a U.S. government shutdown, emphasized TSA Administrator David Pekoske.
NASA-Backed Study Envisions ‘In-Time’ Aviation Safety System 

WASHINGTON—Industry, government and academia should start research into the requirements of a comprehensive “in-time aviation safety management system” (IASMS) that would continuously monitor all components of the U.S. national airspace system (NAS), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recommends in a NASA-funded study released Jan. 18.

NASA-Backed Study Envisions ‘In-Time’ Aviation Safety System 

WASHINGTON—Industry, government and academia should start research into the requirements of a comprehensive “in-time aviation safety management system” (IASMS) that would continuously monitor all components of the U.S. national airspace system (NAS), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recommends in a NASA-funded study released Jan. 18.

With Huerta’s Departure, FAA Has Job Opening 
Accomplished pilot and industry veteran Elwell assumes role of acting administrator as permanent appointment looms.
Dutch Civil, Military ATC Working 'Shoulder To Shoulder' 
Following years of preparation, civil and military air traffic controllers are working “shoulder to shoulder” at Schiphol-East, the oldest part of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the Dutch government announced.
A military controller at the RNLAF Air Operations Station at Nieuw Milligen.
Civil And Military ATC Working Side By Side At Schiphol 
Following years of preparation, civil and military air traffic controllers are working “shoulder to shoulder” at Schiphol-East, the oldest part of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the Dutch government announced.
A military controller at the RNLAF Air Operations Station at Nieuw Milligen.
Civil-Military ATC Center Open At Schiphol-East 
Following years of preparation, civil and military air traffic controllers are working “shoulder to shoulder” at Schiphol-East, the oldest part of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the Dutch government announced.
A TSB investigator examines the wreckage of the MU-2.
Canada TSB: Unstable Approach Led To 2016 Fatal Crash 
The safety board says an unstable approach by the pilot led to the March 29, 2016, crash of a privately operated Mitsubishi MU-2B-60 twin-engine turboprop that killed all seven occupants.
With Huerta’s Departure, FAA Has Job Opening 
Acting FAA administrator Dan Elwell is one of several hopefuls being considered for the permanent job.
9M-MRO, the missing aircraft, landing in 2006.
Malaysia Awards Contract To Resume MH370 Search 
Houston-based Ocean Infinity said it will initially focus its search on the zone identified by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau in the southern Indian Ocean. The company expects the project will last 90 days.
FAA Drone Registry Surpasses 1 Million Users 
Registration to fly drones weighing 0.55–55 lb. (0.25–25 kg) as a hobby was required under a registration rule the FAA issued in December 2015.
1 Million Users Enter FAA Drone Registry 
Registration to fly drones weighing 0.55–55 lb. (0.25–25 kg) as a hobby was required under a registration rule the FAA issued in December 2015.
More Than 1M Users Enroll In FAA Drone Registry 
Registration to fly drones weighing 0.55–55 lb. (0.25–25 kg) as a hobby was required under a registration rule the FAA issued in December 2015.
Passengers stranded at JFK on Jan. 8, 2018, await rescheduling.
LaHood Leads New York JFK Storm-Issues Probe 
The airport experienced a surge in rescheduled arrivals, gate delays and ground-equipment breakdowns in the wake of a Jan. 4 winter storm that deposited 8 in. of snow there.
African Countries Subscribe To Space-Based ADS-B System 
Aireon has signed a data services agreement with an organization representing 17 countries in West and Central Africa.
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