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
DJI Rebuts Accusations, Unveils New Drone Software 
In a June 24 letter to the Security Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, DJI protested testimony delivered by some of the witnesses who appeared at a hearing days earlier.
DJI Rebuts Accusations, Unveils New Drone Software 
In a June 24 letter to the Security Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, DJI protested testimony delivered by some of the witnesses who appeared at a hearing days earlier.
Honeywell Becomes First SmartSky Reseller to Airlines 
Honeywell has announced its selection as an authorized value-added reseller of the SmartSky Networks’ 4G LTE air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity service for airlines in North America, becoming the first such reseller for airlines.
GE, Lufthansa Systems Demo FMS-EFB Interface 
GE Aviation and Lufthansa Systems this week are demonstrating a “connected” flight management system (FMS) data-sharing capability with electronic flight bags (EFB).
Airlines Avoid Iranian Airspace After FAA Persian Gulf Flight Ban 
Passenger and cargo airlines around the world are re-routing their flights into and over the Middle East after FAA issued a notice to airmen (NOTAM) banning U.S.-based civil aircraft from flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, citing “inadvertent risk to U.S. civil aviation operations and potential for miscalculation or misidentification.”
FAA Prohibits U.S. Carriers From Flying In Iranian Airspace 
The situation presents a risk to civil aviation and the potential for “miscalculation or misidentification,” as evidenced by the surface-to-air missile strike of the Navy aircraft while it was operating over the Gulf of Oman, the agency said.
FAA Prohibits U.S. Carriers From Flying In Iranian Airspace 
The situation presents a risk to civil aviation and the potential for “miscalculation or misidentification,” as evidenced by the surface-to-air missile strike of the Navy aircraft while it was operating over the Gulf of Oman, the agency said.
ACSS Unveils ADS-B In Retrofit System 
L3 Commercial Aviation subsidiary ACSS is launching the SafeRoute+ retrofit system for reception and display of automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) In target data from surrounding aircraft.
Raytheon, AirMap Partner On Drone Traffic Management 
The companies said the agreement combines Raytheon’s expertise in supplying the FAA’s Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System and AirMap’s as a service supplier for the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability.
Raytheon, AirMap Partner On Drone Traffic Management 
The companies said the agreement combines Raytheon’s expertise in supplying the FAA’s Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System and AirMap’s as a service supplier for the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability.
Raytheon Eyes Major Airspace System Contracts 
“It’s about time for an upgrade,” says Raytheon in a recent blog post, adding that it “is bidding on the (FENS) contract later this year.”
Raytheon Eyes Major Airspace System Contracts 
“It’s about time for an upgrade,” says Raytheon in a recent blog post, adding that it “is bidding on the (FENS) contract later this year.”
DJI’s Drone Dominance Presents Risk, Senate Told 
“DJI says that American data is safe, but its use of proprietary software networks means how would we know? Also, as a great power competitor, China has access to this rich flow of information,” an instructor with the National Defense University told a U.S. Senate committee June 18.
Honeywell Unveils Radar For UAM Vehicles 
The electronically steered phased-array RDR-84K detects weather phenomena and can simultaneously scan and receive radar returns from aircraft, ground vehicles, buildings and people.
Honeywell Unveils Radar For UAM Vehicles 
The electronically steered phased-array RDR-84K detects weather phenomena and can simultaneously scan and receive radar returns from aircraft, ground vehicles, buildings and people.
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