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Bill Carey

Bill
Carey
Senior Editor, Aircraft Systems & Safety,
Aviation Week Network

Based in Washington, DC, Bill covers avionics, air traffic management and aviation safety for Aviation Week. A former daily newspaper reporter, he has covered the commercial, business and military aviation segments as well as unmanned aircraft systems. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2017, he worked for Aviation International News and Avionics and Rotor & Wing magazines.

Bill is the recipient of the National Business Aviation Association’s 2017 Gold Wing Award for his reporting on drones, and in 1997 received the British Royal Aeronautical Society Aerospace Journalist of the Year award in the business aviation category. He is the author of the book, “Enter the Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,” published in 2016.

Articles
NTSB Calls For Redesign Of Boeing 737NG Engine Cowlings 
The U.S. NTSB is recommending that Boeing redesign engine fan cowls on 737 NG-series airliners after finding that a fragmented fan blade compromised the structure on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 in 2018, leading to the first fatality on a U.S. passenger airline in nearly a decade.
Lawmakers Object To Air Marshals Using Counter-Drone Systems 
U.S. House lawmakers in a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) derided an “irresponsible proposal” to have federal air marshals operate counter-drone systems near airports.
Lawmakers Object To Air Marshals Using Counter-Drone Systems 
U.S. House lawmakers in a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) derided an “irresponsible proposal” to have federal air marshals operate counter-drone systems near airports.
Lawmakers Object To Air Marshals Using Counter-Drone Systems 
U.S. House lawmakers in a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) derided an “irresponsible proposal” to have federal air marshals operate counter-drone systems near airports.
Kansas Team Conducts First BVLOS Drone Flights 
The Kansas Department of Transportation says it has completed the first drone flight to inspect power lines without using visual observers or ground-based radar.
Kansas Team Conducts First BVLOS Drone Flights 
The Kansas Department of Transportation says it has completed the first drone flight to inspect power lines without using visual observers or ground-based radar.
Kansas Team Conducts First BVLOS Drone Flights 
The Kansas Department of Transportation says it has completed the first drone flight to inspect power lines without using visual observers or ground-based radar.
WAAS Evolves In Its Utility To U.S. Airspace System 
The FAA’s GPS augmentation system supports NextGen precision navigation procedures and ADS-B.
Collins Awards Subcontract For ADS-B Upgrade On KC-10 
Avionics engineering firm L2 Aviation on Nov. 11 announced a subcontract from Collins Aerospace to install automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) capability on the U.S. Air Force fleet of KC-10 Extender aerial refueling tankers.
FAA’s Dickson Outlines Safety, Data-Driven Vision 
FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson outlined a safety-focused, data-driven vision for the agency he has led now for three months and described a new approach to certifying aircraft following the Boeing 737 MAX crashes.
FAA’s Dickson Provides Safety, Data-Driven Strategy  1
FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson outlined a safety-focused, data-driven vision for the agency he has led now for three months and described a new approach to certifying aircraft following the Boeing 737 MAX crashes.
FAA Approves BVLOS Flights In NY Drone Corridor 
Following a 14-month designation process, the FAA approved beyond-visual-line-of-sight UAS flights within an 8 x 4-mi. section of airspace near Griffiss International Airport.
FAA Approves BVLOS Flights In New York Drone Corridor 
Following a 14-month designation process, the FAA approved beyond-visual-line-of-sight UAS flights within an 8 x 4-mi. section of airspace near Griffiss International Airport.
FAA Approves BVLOS Flights In New York Drone Corridor 
Following a 14-month designation process, the FAA approved beyond-visual-line-of-sight UAS flights within an 8 x 4-mi. section of airspace near Griffiss International Airport.
U.S. Military Progresses On ADS-B Compliance 
Only a fraction of U.S. military aircraft will meet the FAA’s deadline, but ADS-B upgrades are advancing on hundreds of civilian aircraft.

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