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William Garvey

William Garvey
Editor-in-Chief, Business & Commercial Aviation,
Business & Commercial Aviation

Bill has been Editor-in-Chief of Business & Commercial Aviation since 2000. During his stewardship at Business & Commercial Aviation, the monthly magazine has received dozens of awards for editorial excellence.

He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Journalism Award from the National Business Aviation Association; the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Aerospace Media Awards; the Aviation Journalism Award from the National Air Transportation Association; and an Aerospace Journalist of the Year Award for Business Aviation.

Previously, Bill served as Managing Editor of Aviation Week Television. He was the top editor for both Flying and Professional Pilot magazines, as well as a member of the senior editorial staff at Reader's Digest. He also managed communications for FlightSafety International.

Bill has authored or co-authored three aviation books, was an essayist for National Public Radio, wrote aviation documentaries for The Discovery Channel, and has written for numerous publications including The New York Times, Smithsonian Air & Space, Popular Mechanics and The Associated Press, among others.

An active aviator, Bill holds a Commercial Pilot license, along with multiengine, instrument, seaplane and glider ratings.

Articles
Gold Medal Performers: Opening The Door 
Women in Aviation International provides the information, contacts, opportunities, guidance, encouragement and personal examples vital to success in aerospace.
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: August 2019 
The tables show Jet-A and avgas prices from a survey of U.S. fuel suppliers conducted in August 2019.
Gulfstream Delivers First G600 
On Aug. 8, Gulfstream announced making its first G600 delivery to a customer, one month after the aircraft earned its FAA type and production certificates.
Icon Aircraft To Slash Hundreds Of Jobs, Cut Production Rate 
Icon Aircraft plans to cut hundreds of jobs and its A5 model production rate because of reduced demand and the loss of funding from its Chinese investors.
FAA Grants Permanent Fuel Tank Relief For Citation Longitude 
The FAA has granted Textron Aviation permanent relief from fuel-tank requirements that have delayed certification of the Cessna Citation Longitude.
Pilot Shortage Provides Opportunities For Training-Aircraft Builders 
A pilot shortage is a problem for operators, but it is proving to be a bankable opportunity for those building training aircraft and related equipment.
Honda Aircraft Expands Greensboro Facility 
Honda Aircraft is expanding at its 133-acre site at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina, by adding a wing production facility.
Blackhawk Receives STC For King Air 300 Engine Upgrade 
Blackhawk Aerospace has received a Supplemental Type Certificate to transform the Beechcraft King Air 300 into "the fastest King Air in the world."
Amazon Hopes To Operate Prime Air Drones Under Part 135 
Amazon wants to operate its Prime Air drone delivery service as an air carrier under FAR Part 135 and seeks relief from some requirements for a civil aircraft.
Franky Zapata: A Father Of Invention 
On Aug. 4, Frenchman Franky Zapata rode his Flyboard Air, a jet-powered platform aircraft he developed, across the English Channel from France to England.
Dickson Sworn In As 18th FAA Administrator 
Stephen M. Dickson was sworn in as FAA administrator on Aug 12. Captain Dickson retired from Delta Air Lines last fall after 27 years at the company.
Wutong Aviation Signs LOI For 100 Guanyi GA20 Aircraft 
China News reports there are letters of intent for 100 of the four-seater Guanyi GA20. It is powered by a Lycoming O-320 engine and features Garmin avionics.
Cape Air Receives Its First Two Tecnam Travellers 
Cape Air took delivery of its first two Tecnam P2012 Travellers following inspection of the nine-passenger aircraft at the manufacturer's production facility in Capua, Italy.
Bankruptcy Court OKs New Funding For Tamarack Aerospace Group 
Tamarack Aerospace has received U.S. Bankruptcy Court authorization to accept $1.95 million funding from a consortium of customers, vendors and stakeholders.
Latin America's Fleet To Grow By 790 Units By 2028 
Over the next 10 years, customers in Latin America are expected to take delivery of nearly 790 new business aircraft, with turboprops dominating the market.

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