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.

Ontario's Collingwood Airport Is On The Market 
Collingwood Regional Airport, a single paved runway facility close by Ontario’s Georgian Bay, is up for sale or lease. The town of Collingwood is soliciting offers for the 392-acre airport, which is 90 mi. north of Toronto.
Weston Aviation Celebrates Seven Years At Humberside 
Weston Aviation, a UK- and Ireland-based business aviation and FBO specialist, has achieved continuous growth since its opening in 2011 at Humberside International Airport.
Duncan Moves Satellite Avionics Shop In Atlanta 
Duncan Aviation has moved its Satellite Avionics Shop at Fulton County Airport in Atlanta to a new facility at the Hill Aircraft FBO.
Podcast: Fast Five with John Sheehan, ARGUS International Inc., Cincinnati
William Garvey, Editor-in-Chief of Business & Commercial Aviation, speaks to John Sheehan, Operational Excellence Program Consultant, about the latest flight department evaluation program.
It Is Seaplane Season With 'Splashdowns' Planned Across The U.S. 
Seaplane pilots are on the decline. One of the Seaplane Pilots Association’s goals is to entice a new generation to take up water flying.
Podcast: What’s the Holdup on Air Traffic Modernization? 1
Aviation Week Network editors discuss what needs to be done to move forward and why business aviation isn’t more enthusiastic.
End Of The Line For Pilatus PC-6 Porter  5
After a 60-year production run, the Pilatus PC-6 Porter line is shutting down.
Electrifying Developments: Stepping On The Gas  3
Electric airplanes' software, computer boards and augmented controls will be used for much more than propulsion, and will do so with precision, immediacy, efficiency and endurance unknown in mechanical systems, says GAMA executive Greg Bowles.
Questions For Jim Cannon And John Sheehan 
Questions for longtime aviation professionals Jim Cannon and John Sheehan.
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: April 2018 
The tables show Jet-A and avgas prices from a survey of U.S. fuel suppliers conducted in April 2018.
Elbit Completes Acquisition Of Universal Avionics 1
Israel's Elbit Systems Ltd. has finalized its $120 million acquisition of Universal Avionics Systems Corp., which will lead Elbit's commercial aviation sales in North America.
Jet Aviation To Acquire Hawker Pacific
Jet Aviation has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Hawker Pacific, a provider of integrated aviation solutions across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, for $250 million.
Gulfstream Delivers 300th G650 
Gulfstream Aerospace passed a major milestone in April when it delivered the 300th G650, slightly more than five years since its premier model entered service.
Sun Flyer 2 Prototype Begins Flight Testing 
Bye Aerospace's battery-powered Sun Flyer 2 took flight for the first time April 10 at Denver's Centennial Airport.
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