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.

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Questions For Dean Rush 
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CAP Orders 17 Skylane 182T’s 
The Civil Air Patrol recently ordered 17 Cessna Skylane 182Ts and two Turbo Stationair HD T206Hs.
Thrush Launches ‘Ag Aviation — Feeding the World’ 
Thrush Aircraft is using a dual-seat 510G to help promote the agricultural aviation industry in an Ag Aviation—Feeding the World campaign.
Famed API Founder Janice Barden Dies 
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Pro Line Fusion For CJ3 Makes First Flight 
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ONE Aviation Unveils Upgraded Eclipse 
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Embraer’s Revises Its Forecast Downward 
The challenging economic times are impacting Embraer. The Brazilian airframer has revised its business jet forecast downward due to a market that is more difficult than expected.
Sun Flyer Airplane Has Orders 
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Surf Air to Launch European Operations 
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Desert Jet Center Opens FBO 
Desert Jet Center, based at Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport in Riverside County, California, has opened its FBO.
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.
Business Jet And Turboprop Accidents Down 
The number of U.S.-registered business turbine-aircraft accidents fell by five during the first six months of 2016, although fatalities were up by four, according to data from Robert E. Breiling Associates.

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