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.

Isle of Man Aircraft Registry Is Staffing Up 

The fast growing Isle of Man aircraft registry is staffing up to face the implementation of new European safety regulations and to handle increasing applications from business jet operators.

Upset Training Takes A Step Forward  1
FlightSafety’s G550 simulator Is FAA-approved for upset training, a first in what’s to become universal for airline crews.
AirVenture’s Unofficial Watering Hole Is Primed  4
The fabled Oshkosh tavern is always a great place to unwind—and get some aerial history with your drink—during the EAA.
Citation Latitude Gets Certified 
The FAA awarded the new Citation Latitude its type certification on June 5.
Sikorsky Will Cut More Than 1,400 Jobs 
Citing a slump in offshore oil exploration and production activity, Sikorsky Aircraft will cut more than 1,400 production-related jobs
Gulfstream Aerospace Wins The Collier 
Gulfstream Aerospace celebrated its third win of the Robert J. Collier Trophy by setting a city-pair record with its G650ER between Paris and Washington, D.C., where the trophy was awarded June 3.
Jetcraft Sees Continued Growth 
Jetcraft reports that last year it handled 85 aircraft transactions, the highest number in the Raleigh, North Carolina outfit’s 53-year history.
Two Killed in Sonex Aircraft Accident 
Sonex Aircraft CEO Jeremy Monnett and Sonex assembly mechanic Mike Clark were killed June 2 in an accident involving a Sonex Sport Acro at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
FSI Gulfstream G550 Sim Qualified For UPRT 
FlightSafety International’s Gulfstream G550 simulator has received qualification from the FAA’s National Simulator Program for Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT), the first such approval. 
New Facility For Bell In Fort Worth 
Bell’s Training Academy has opened a 85,950-sq.-ft. pilot and maintenance training facility at a new location in Fort Worth, Texas.
Google’s Titan Solara 50 UV 
Google says it will continue to develop a solar-powered stratospheric unmanned aircraft for Internet delivery
Wheels Up Winner 
Wheels Up came up a winner June 6 when American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes.
New Regional-Distribution Center For Dassault 
Dassault Falcon Jet plans to open a regional-distribution center for spare parts in Louisville, Kentucky
Bombardier’s Bellemare Focuses On Big Ticket Items 
The future of the “paused” Learjet 85 project and of Learjet overall is unclear
Penton’s Aviation Week Network Wins Big At Paris Awards Dinner 
At the 2015 Aerospace Media Awards dinner held June 14 at Les Salons de L’Aero-Club de France in Paris
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