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
Iridium Eyes Mid-2019 For Certus Aviation Commercial Launch 
Iridium Communications expects to start its Certus service for aviation users by mid-2019.
Gulfstream Gets FAA’s Visual Advantage Nod
Gulfstream Aerospace announced that its production fleet of business jets has FAA approval for the “visual advantage” credit using an enhanced vision system.
Iridium Eyes Mid-2019 for Certus Connectivity
Iridium expects to start its Certus service for aviation users by midyear 2019, delivering global, broadband connectivity to aircraft flight decks.
IS&S Readies ‘FADEC-Like’ Autothrottle for King Air
Systems integrator Innovative Solutions & Support plans to certify its ThrustSense retrofit autothrottle system early next year on the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-powered Beechcraft King Air B200.
Viasat Starts Shipping Equipment For Bizjet Ka-band Connectivity 
Satellite communications provider Viasat has started delivering the first shipsets of its new high-capacity Ka-band equipment for midsize business jets.
IS&S Readies ‘FADEC-Like’ Autothrottle System For King Air 
Systems integrator Innovative Solutions & Support (IS&S) plans to certify its ThrustSense retrofit autothrottle system early next year.
Raytheon Nears Finish Of STARS Deployment 
Long-running program replaces automation systems at 650 Terminal Radar Approach Control and tower facilities.
FlightAware, Collins Offer Space-Based ADS-B Tracking
Flight tracking data provider FlightAware has added space-based surveillance coverage to its ground network of automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast receivers and announced Rockwell Collins ARINCDirect as its first partner for the enhanced offering to business aviation.
Honeywell: Jets Entering Market Spur Growth
Big-cabin jets—ranging from super midsize through business liner classes—over the next five years represent 62% of the units and 87% of the value of planned new jet purchases in 2018 dollars.
FAA OKs Visual Advantage Credit For Gulfstream Fleet 
Gulfstream Aerospace announced that its production fleet of business jets has FAA approval for the “visual advantage” credit using an enhanced vision system (EVS), which allows operators to dispatch and begin instrument approaches in low-visibility conditions.
FlightAware, Rockwell Collins Offer Space-Based ADS-B Tracking 
Flight tracking data provider FlightAware has added space-based surveillance coverage to its ground network of automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) receivers and announced Rockwell Collins ARINCDirect as its first partner for the enhanced offering to business aviation.
Embraer Unveils New Praetor 500/600 Business Jet Derivatives 
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer Executive Jets has introduced its new Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 midsize and super-midsize business jets.
Collins Adds More Aircraft for ADS-B Out

With the FAA’s January 2020 mandate to equip for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) out position reporting coming closer into view, Rockwell Collins will announce business jet additions to its approved model list supplemental type certificate for complying avionics at this year’s NBAA conference.

Honeywell: New Jets Entering Market Spur Industry’s Growth 
New business jets entering service will help drive robust short- and medium-term growth in the industry, which is also seeing a tightening market for used jets, Honeywell Aerospace finds in its annual Global Business Aviation Outlook.
Embraer Unveils New Praetor 500/600 Business Jet Derivatives at NBAA
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer Executive Jets introduced the new Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 midsize and super-midsize business jets, respectively, Oct. 14 at the National Business Aviation Association Conference and Exhibition.
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