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
FAA Nominee Dickson Steeped In NextGen, Opposed ATC Privatization 
By nominating Steve Dickson to serve as the next FAA administrator, U.S. President Donald Trump has advanced the name of a former airline pilot steeped in the NextGen air traffic control (ATC) modernization effort, who also served as a prominent opponent of spinning off the agency’s ATC function to a separate entity.
Europe Makes Uneven Progress On Data Link, ADS-B 
European nations are making uneven progress toward meeting Single European Sky surveillance and communications technology requirements, according to the organization tasked with coordinating air traffic management (ATM) common projects.
Europe Makes Uneven Progress On Data Link, ADS-B 
European nations are making uneven progress toward meeting Single European Sky surveillance and communications technology requirements.
Airbus Delivers First A320 for FANS-C Demonstration 
Airbus has delivered to UK LCC easyJet the first A320 equipped for enhanced FANS-C data link communications, marking the start of a demonstration of sharing an aircraft’s predicted trajectory with air traffic control (ATC).
Air Navigation Service Providers Are Ready To Share Europe’s Traffic 
Eurocontrol devises steps to spread air traffic management capacity across Europe this summer and tackle flight delays.
Space-Based Surveillance Of North Atlantic Begins Mar. 27 
Air navigation service providers (ANSPs) in the UK and Canada later this month will start a joint trial of space-based surveillance of aircraft flying over the North Atlantic, a capability that will deliver immediate safety and capacity benefits for oceanic travel.
Space-Based Surveillance Of North Atlantic Begins In March 
Air navigation service providers in the UK and Canada will soon start a joint trial of space-based surveillance of aircraft flying over the North Atlantic.
North Atlantic Space-Based Surveillance Starts In March 
Air navigation service providers in the UK and Canada will soon start a joint trial of space-based surveillance of aircraft flying over the North Atlantic.
FAA OKs Flirtey Drone Flights Beyond Operator’s Sight 
Drone delivery service developer Flirtey has gotten the FAA's OK to conduct UAS flights BVLOS under a project it is conducting with the city of Reno, Nevada.
Fourteen Killed in Laser Aereo DC-3 Crash in Colombia 
Fourteen people were killed March 9 when a Douglas DC-3 operated by Laser Aereo Colombia crashed near Villavicencio, Colombia, after declaring an emergency.
Air Transat 737 Makes Emergency Landing After Report of Fire 
Air Transat Flight 942 diverted to EWR while enroute from Montreal to Fort Lauderdale, landing on Runway 4R at 8:28 a.m. local time.
NTSB: Undetected Elevator Jam Caused MD-83’s 2017 Runway Excursion 
An undetected malfunction of its right elevator surface caused an Ameristar Charters Boeing MD-83 to depart a runway end during a rejected takeoff at Willow Run Airport (YIP) near Ypsilanti, Michigan, in 2017, NTSB said Mar. 7.
Canadian Aviation Accidents Declined in 2018 
Aviation accidents in Canada declined 16% last year, according to preliminary statistics released Mar. 6 by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB).
Germany’s DFS: Remote Tower Air Traffic Control Proving Successful 
Air traffic controllers in three months have handled 2,200 flights at Saarbrücken International Airport (SCN) in western Germany from a remote facility 450 km (280 mi.) away, German national air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugischerung said Mar. 6.
Aviation Accidents In Canada Declined In 2018 
Aviation accidents in Canada declined 16% last year, according to preliminary statistics released on March 6 by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB).
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