Carole Rickard Hedden

Washington, DC


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.


AAM Stock Composite Tumbles 10%

By Carole Rickard Hedden Nov 28, 2022

Even as the stock markets improved their performance over the past two weeks, Nov. 14-18 and Nov. 21-Nov. 25, the Advanced Air Mobility Stock Composite fell by 10%.

Advanced Air Mobility

NATA Establishes Committee On AAM

By Carole Rickard Hedden Nov 28, 2022

NATA's membership of fixed base operators, airports and Part 135 operators have questions about how to prepare for the arrival of AAM.

Advanced Air Mobility

Podcast: Archer Races Midnight Air Taxi Toward Production

By Carole Rickard Hedden Nov 17, 2022

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.