Bill Carey

Senior Editor, Business Aviation

Washington, DC


Based in Washington, DC, Bill covers business aviation and air traffic management 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.


Pipistrel Signs Assembly Accord

By Bill Carey Sep 16, 2021
Slovenian manufacturer Pipistrel announced an agreement with Genevation Aircraft of Hungary to assemble and market Pipistrel’s SW 121.
Aircraft & Propulsion

4AIR Launches Sustainable Fuels Interactive Map

By Bill Carey Sep 15, 2021
4AIR has launched an online interactive map that depicts locations where business aviation operators can find sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

KKR Ramps Up Its Jet Edge Investment

By Bill Carey Sep 14, 2021
Investment firm KKR has agreed to invest another $40 million in business jet management company Jet Edge International.
Aircraft & Propulsion