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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
Nav Canada Changes Format, Distribution Of NOTAMs 
Nav Canada has announced that it will transition in October to an international format and a new website for distributing notices to airmen (NOTAM), which notify pilots in advance of flights to changes in aeronautical facilities, services, procedures or hazards.
Nav Canada Changes Format, Distribution Of NOTAMs 
Nav Canada has announced that it will transition in October to an international format and a new website for distributing notices to airmen (NOTAM), which notify pilots in advance of flights to changes in aeronautical facilities, services, procedures or hazards.
One-Fifth Of Military Aircraft To Have ADS-B By 2020, DOD Says 
Roughly one-fifth of military aircraft operated by the U.S. Defense Department will be equipped for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out by the FAA’s January 2020 compliance date, according to numbers released by the Pentagon.
Range Criteria Too Strict For Small Drones, Study Says 
National test range criteria used to determine the probability of death or injury from being struck by a UAS are overly conservative, a second-phase Ground Collision Severity Evaluation has found.
Range Criteria Too Strict For Small Drones, Study Says 
National test range criteria used to determine the probability of death or injury from being struck by a UAS are overly conservative, a second-phase Ground Collision Severity Evaluation has found.
Garmin To Certify Flight Control System On Bell 505 
Garmin said Aug. 20 that it will certify an attitude-based flight control system with helicopter-specific features on the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X single-engine light helicopter.
Range Criteria ‘Overly Conservative’ For Drones, Study Says 
National test range criteria used to determine the probability of death or injury from being struck by a small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) are overly conservative, a second-phase Ground Collision Severity Evaluation has found.
Switzerland Begins Drone Traffic Management 
Under the Swiss U-space program, authorities activate a drone flight information management system.
Honeywell Reports ‘Drift’ Issue After Software Update 
Honeywell has reported a “position drift” issue involving flight management systems (FMS) on Gulfstream G350/450 and G550 business jets following a software update.
Honeywell Veteran Esposito Joins Lear Corporation 
Automotive industry supplier Lear Corp. has tapped Honeywell Aerospace veteran Carl Esposito to lead its E-Systems division, which produces electrical distribution systems.
Collins To Support Dutch F-35s, Chinooks 
Announced on Aug. 19, the agreement calls for Collins to provide local field service engineers and test capabilities at locations in Soesterberg and at Woensdrecht Air Base, including establishment of an F-35 pilot readiness center.
Industry Urges FAA To Focus On Large Drones 
The Commercial Drone Alliance is calling on the FAA and the White House to speed the development of regulations allowing the commercial use of large unmanned aircraft systems.
France Joins European Iris Satellite Data Link Program 
French air navigation service provider (ANSP) DSNA has joined a consortium of European ANSPs participating in the Iris satellite-based data link program, Inmarsat announced Aug. 14.
FAA Seeks ‘Designees’ To Administer Drone Test 
The FAA is seeking information from third parties that are interested in administering a new aeronautical knowledge test that recreational drone flyers will be required to pass.
FAA Seeks ‘Designees’ To Administer Drone Test 
The FAA is seeking information from third parties that are interested in administering a new aeronautical knowledge test that recreational drone flyers will be required to pass.

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