Carole Rickard Hedden retired in 2022 as Executive Editor for custom content and Program Excellence for the Aviation Week Network, providing custom content and research to industry executives. She also was Managing Editor of Aviation Week’s Advanced Air Mobility Report. She joined Aviation Week in 1996 as a financial/business editor and has led special projects for more than two decades.
Prior to joining Aviation Week, Hedden worked for over 20 years in the news media and as a corporate communications leader at Fortune 100 companies.
As Archer Aviation unveils its four-passenger production air taxi, the Midnight, Aviation Week editors discuss the shifting competitive dynamics in the nascent advanced air mobility market where three rival OEMs with differing approaches push toward FAA certification and operation.