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.

EBACE 2017: Showcasing Business Aviation’s Best 
The annual European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition overflows with new and notable moments. This year it will be presided over the EBAA’s new CEO.
Fast Five: Aaron C. Hilkemann, President & CEO, Duncan Aviation, Inc.
Aaron Hilkemann, president and CEO of Duncan Aviation, Inc., discusses ADS-B upgrades and the reasons for the lag in the pace of equipage.
The Chandelle Winery, An Aviation Icon, Is Closing  2
A panoply of distinctive aircraft grace the labels of various wines from Sonoma, California, family-owned vineyard now poised to shutter its decades-old business.
Jet-A, Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices—March 2017 
Jet-A and avgas per-gallon fuel prices—March 2017
Questions For Aaron C. Hilkemann, President & CEO, Duncan Aviation, Inc. 
Aaron Hilkemann, president and CEO of Duncan Aviation, Inc., discusses Duncan’s overall business and the status of ADS-B upgrades and business aviation manufacturing.
GAMA Delivers Chilling Delivery Numbers For 2016 
General aviation delivery trend lines decline again in 2016 as the industry’s year-long freeze continued.
Bell Delivers First Model 505 Jet Ranger X 
Bell Helicopter has delivered its first Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Scott Urschel, a private operator based in Chandler, Arizona, and the owner of Pylon Aviation.
WAI Convention Draws 4,500 Attendees 
The Women in Aviation International's 28th annual convention, held March 2-4, drew 4,500 attendees from 19 countries to Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Third Pilatus PC-24 Prototype Takes Flight 
The third and final Pilatus PC-24 prototype, P03, took flight for the first time March 6 when it launched from Buochs airfield near the company's headquarters in Stans, Switzerland.
Two Citations Get Steep Approach Nod 
The FAA and European Aviation Safety Agency have granted steep approach certification for the Cessna Citation Sovereign+ and Cessna Citation Latitude.
Textron Chooses Safe Flight AOS 
Safe Flight Instrument Corp.'s Angle of Attack Stall Protection System has been chosen by Textron Aviation for installation in its new Cessna Denali single-engine turboprop.
Global 7000 Program On Track 
The Global 7000/8000 program's second flight test vehicle flew for the first time March 4, and Bombardier says the 7000 is on track to enter into service in the second half of 2018.
Northrop Grumman Proposes G550 For Joint Stars  2
Northrop Grumman is proposing that the Gulfstream G550 serve as the platform for the U.S. Air Force's next Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (J-Stars).
Bombardier Adds Five Maintenance Stations 
Bombardier Business Aircraft has established five new line maintenance stations in Europe to support customers of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft.
Delta Private Jets Adds Five Aircraft To Growing Fleet 
Delta Private Jets has added five light and midsize jets to its private jet travel and management business to keep up with growing demand.
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