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.

Jet Aviation Earns Philippines’ CAA Approval For Falcon 900 
The Philippines Civil Aviation Authority has given approval to Jet Aviation to support Falcon 900-series aircraft registered there at the company's maintenance, refurbishment and overhaul facility in Basel, Switzerland.
Opinion: New Aviation Offerings 
The breath of offerings and technologies keeps expanding on the light end and beyond.
Vision Jet SF50 Certification Imminent 
Cirrus Aircraft reports FAA certification of its new Vision Jet SF50 single-engine jet is imminent.
Airbus Group Innovations Flys E-Fan POC Electric Aircraft 
Airbus Group Innovations has flown its E-Fan proof-of-concept electric aircraft with hybrid propulsion, adding an internal-combustion engine as a range extender.
Tecnam Traveller Makes First Flight 
The Tecnam P2012 Traveller, a high-wing piston twin-engine multi-role aircraft, flew for the first time July 21.
West Star Awarded ADS-B Out STC 
West Star Aviation has received a supplemental type certificate for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast Out. The STC is applicable to CL-601-3A, CL-601-3R, Falcon 900B and Falcon 900EX aircraft with Honeywell GNSSU Global Position Sensors and Rockwell Collins TDR-94D transponders.
Quest Expansion Completed 
Quest Aircraft Co. recently completed a 27,000-sq.-ft. expansion of its Sandpoint, Idaho, production facility giving it a total of 110,000 sq. ft. under roof.
NTSB Preliminary Report On Bell 525 Crash 
In a short preliminary report posted on Aug. 4, the National Transportation Safety Board says the Bell 525 that crashed in a flight test a month earlier broke up in flight.
Fast Five: Elliot Seguin, Experimental Test Pilot, Mooney Aircraft & Wasabi Air Racing
BCA's editor-in-chief William Garvey interviews Elliot Seguin, Experimental Test Pilot, Mooney Aircraft & Wasabi Air Racing.
Mooney Mounts Comeback After Chinese Capital Infusion  1
Mooney International is reentering the single-seat personal aircraft market with renewed vigor and drive.
DayJet’s Promise Lives On Via Its Revolutionary Software  1
Although a solid concept died aborning, the technology behind it, now perfected by BoldIQ, speeds service and margins among operators in the air and on the ground.
Questions for Elliot Seguin 
Elliot Sequin, experimental test pilot, Mooney Aircraft; founder/pilot Wasabi Air Racing, Mojave Air & Space Port, Mojave, California; elliotseguin@gmail.com
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices July 2016 
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices July 2016
Dassault Falcon 8X Wins EASA And FAA Certifications 
The European Aviation Safety Agency and the FAA awarded certification in late June for Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 8X.
Piper’s M600 FAA Certified 
Piper Aircraft in mid-June received FAA type certification for its M600 single-engine turboprop, which is a higher-performing version of its Meridian.

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