William Garvey

William Garvey
Business & Commercial Aviation

Bill has been Editor-in-Chief of Business & Commercial Aviation since 2000. During his stewardship at Business & Commercial Aviation, the monthly magazine has received dozens of awards for editorial excellence. He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Journalism Award from the National Business Aviation Association; the Aviation Journalism Award from the National Air Transportation Association; and an Aerospace Journalist of the Year Award for Business Aviation. 


Previously, Bill served as Managing Editor of Aviation Week Television. He was the top editor for both Flying and Professional Pilot magazines, as well as a member of the senior editorial staff at Reader's Digest. He also managed communications for FlightSafety International. 


Bill has authored or co-authored three aviation books, was an essayist for National Public Radio, wrote aviation documentaries for The Discovery Channel, and has written for numerous publications including The New York Times, Smithsonian Air & Space, Popular Mechanics and The Associated Press, among others. 


An active aviator, Bill holds a Commercial Pilot license, along with multiengine, instrument, seaplane and glider ratings.

Fast Five: Joseph Brown, President Hartzell Propeller, Inc.
Hartzell Propeller, Inc., a family-owned business, is celebrating its 100 birthday this year. B&CA's William Garvey interviews Joseph Brown, president.
Viewpoint: The Other NextGen 
It may have slipped your notice, but Olivia de Havilland was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire this past June, two weeks before her 101st birthday.
Questions For Hartzell Propeller President Joe Brown 
Questions for Joe Brown, president, Hartzell Propeller Inc.; and COO, Tailwind Technologies Inc.
Dassault Falcon 5X First Flight 
The Falcon 5X flew for the first time July 5, powered by a preliminary version of the Safran Silvercrest engine—an unexpected milestone in the much-delayed program.
Legislation To Open The Door For U.S. Supersonic Flight 
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee accepted an amendment to its FAA reauthorization bill that would make it easier to operate supersonic aircraft over land.
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: July 2017 
Comparison of Jet-A and avgas fuel prices by U.S. region based on a survey conducted in July 2017 by Aviation Research Group/U.S. Inc. and an analysis of the lowest fuel prices reported by FBOs on acukwik.com
Geely Purchases Terrafugia 
Chinese carmaker Geely, the owner of Volvo and Britain's Lotus, has purchased flying car developer Terrafugia, according to the South China Morning Post.
London City Airport Plans To Expand 
London City Airport, the single-runway facility close to the capital's financial district, is soon to begin a major infrastructure upgrade to accommodate 30,000 additional flights per year.
Lufthansa Orders 25 Cirrus Airplanes For Training 
Lufthansa has placed an order for 25 Cirrus SR20 aircraft for its primary training fleet. The aircraft will be used to train pilots destined for Lufthansa airliners as well as those operated by several other carriers and the German Luftwaffe.
FAA Head Says ADS-B Deadline Is Firm 
Newly appointed FAA Deputy Administrator Dan Elwell has underscored the FAA's commitment to the compliance deadline for ADS-B and its firm compliance deadline.
Jet Linx Fleet Surpasses 100 
Jet Linx Aviation's fleet has surpassed 100 aircraft under management. The Omaha, Nebraska, operator said it has grown to become the third largest Part 135 aircraft-management company in the U.S.
Inmarsat Launches Satellite Service For UAVs 
Inmarsat has launched a satellite communications service for unmanned aircraft, using a small terminal developed by Cobham Satcom.
Graflight 8 Certification Expected At Year-End 
EPS Diesel says it expects to receive FAA certification for its Graflight 8 general aviation diesel engine by the end of 2017.
Raisbeck Gets STC For King Air B300 Props 
Raisbeck Engineering has received supplemental type certificate approval for its swept-blade propellers for the King Air B300 series from the ANAC in Argentina.
Beechcraft T-6C Trainer Earns EASA Approval 
Textron Aviation's Beechcraft T-6C military trainer has received basic certification from the EASA, paving the way for delivery of 10 aircraft to a UK Ministry of Defense program.
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