Joy Finnegan Bio
Rotor & Wing magazine
Joy has been involved in the aviation industry since she was 15, when she decided that she wanted to learn to fly. She attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and upon graduation pursued a career as a professional pilot, starting as a flight instructor, moving into charter, then commuter airlines, and eventually to a regional airline. She also worked as a contract administrator for two aircraft manufacturers, Cessna and Galaxy/Gulfstream. She took charge as editor-in-chief of Aviation Maintenance magazine in November 2006, after serving as its managing editor. In 2009, she became editor-in-chief of Rotor & Wing magazine, which covers all aspects of the rotorcraft market.