William Garvey

William Garvey
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.


Triple Tree Aerodrome Enlarges Its Scope 
With a 7,000 ft.-long grass runway, floatplane-friendly lake and fly-ins for youngsters and oldsters, Triple Tree Aerodrome is an airport like no other.
The Envelope, Please
We editors and contributors suggest the people, products and services that made significant contributions to business aviation in the previous 12 months.
Questions For NATA's Gary Dempsey 
Questions for Gary Dempsey, president of the Washington-based National Air Transportation Association.
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: October 2018 
The tables show Jet-A and avgas prices from a survey of U.S. fuel suppliers conducted in October 2018.
Transport Canada Certifies Bombardier’s Ultra-Long-Range Global 7500
Bombardier's ultra-long-range Global 7500 earned its certification from Transport Canada on Sept. 28, paving the way for the $72 million business jet's entry-into-service this year.
Ron Draper Named President/CEO Of Textron Aviation
Ron Draper, Textron Aviation senior vice president of integrated supply chain, has been named president and CEO of the Wichita aircraft manufacturer.
National Aircraft Resale Association Changes Name
The National Aircraft Resale Association is now the International Aircraft Dealers Association.
General Dynamics Acquires Nordam's G500/G600 Nacelle Line
General Dynamics recently acquired the Nordam Group's nacelle manufacturing line for the new Gulfstream G500 and G600 models.
DOT Issues New Charter Broker Rules 
The U.S. Transportation Department's new air-charter broker regulations are designed to protect consumers who purchase charter flights through middlemen.
Biggin Hill Looking For Light Aviation Center Partner 
London Biggin Hill Airport is seeking a development partner for a new light aviation center to further its role as a general aviation airport.
2018 NBAA-BACE Draws 1,000 Exhibitors 1
The NBAA Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition was held Oct. 16-18 in Orlando, Florida. The event drew about 1,000 exhibitors from around the world.
Piper Delivers 100th Archer To ATP Flight School 
Piper Aircraft recently delivered the 100th Archer training aircraft to the ATP Flight School. The delivery was part of an agreement signed in 2013.
Pilot Shortage Hurting UK Pre-Owned Aircraft Market 
The growing, worldwide pilot shortage is affecting virtually every segment of the aviation industry including the pre-owned aircraft market.
Traxxall Signs Jet Linx And Its 100-Plus Aircraft
Traxxall has signed up Jet Linx as the latest customer for its aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management systems.
Duncan Completes 16 Falcon 7X Inspections 
Duncan Aviation has completed 16 Dassault Falcon 7X 1C inspections at its MRO facilities in Battle Creek, Michigan, and Lincoln, Nebraska, since 2016.
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