Guy Norris

Guy Norris
Senior Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, based in Los Angeles. Before joining Aviation Week in 2007, Guy was with Flight International, first as technical editor based in the U.K. and most recently as U.S. West Coast editor. Before joining Flight, he was London correspondent for Interavia, part of Jane's Information Group. 
 
In 2013 the Jesse H. Neal award for Best Technical Content was awarded to Guy Norris and Graham Warwick for their Advanced Propulsion feature.
 
Guy is also a multiple winner of the Royal Aeronautical Society Aerospace Journalist of the Year Award in the Air Transport, Propulsion and Systems/Technology categories, and in 2006 he received the Royal Aeronautical Society Decade of Excellence Award for sustained achievement in aerospace journalism. 
 
Amongst other works Guy has authored the aerospace section of a science encyclopedia and co-authored, and produced an educational aviation CD-ROM. Guy has authored more than a dozen books on the air transport industry and been honored with several journalism awards including the several books on the histories of Airbus, Boeing and other airframe manufacturers.

 

Articles
Boeing 777X Avionics And Electrical Systems Awarded 

General Electric has extended its involvement in the Boeing 777X by winning key elements of the big twin’s electrical and avionics systems.

Podcast: Aerospace and Defense in 2015
Aviation Week editors discuss what they expect in the year to come and what genuinely surprised them in 2014.
Pratt & Whitney Earns PW1100G Certification On A320neo 

Pratt & Whitney expects to begin the process of European certification for the A320neo’s PW1100G in January, following the award of FAA approval for the geared turbofan on Dec 19.

Supplier Choices Reveal 777X Flight-Deck Characteristics
Boeing’s selection of two suppliers for key elements of the 777X avionics system and digital backbone means the status quo for some 787 providers and a changing of the guard for others.
Rolls-Royce Begins Building First A350-1000 Flying Testbed Engine
Rolls-Royce is ramping up manufacturing work on the initial test batch of the more powerful XWB-97 variant for the stretched A350-1000.
Boeing Wraps Up ecoDemonstrator 787 Testing 
The ecoDemonstrator program aims to accelerate the introduction of technology for improving operational and fuel efficiency, as well as reducing noise and weight.
First ‘Whitetail’ C-17 Emerges As Final Aircraft Are Built 

LOS ANGELES – Boeing has rolled out the first of the final batch of “whitetail” C-17 airlifters, two of which it says have now been sold to an unidentified customer.

SpaceX Outlines Plans For Falcon Landing Attempt 

LOS ANGELES – Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) says it has a 50% chance “at best” of successfully landing a Falcon 9 first stage on a floating platform on Dec. 19, but says lessons learned will enable it to land and relaunch a used first stage by the end of 2015.

SpaceX Outlines Plans For Falcon Landing Attempt 
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) says it has a 50% chance “at best” of successfully landing a Falcon 9 first stage on a floating platform on Dec. 19, but says lessons learned will enable it to land and relaunch a used first stage by the end of 2015.
First Of ‘Whitetail’ C-17s Emerges As Final Aircraft Are Built 
Boeing has rolled out the first of the final batch of “whitetail” C-17 airlifters, two of which it says have now been sold to an unidentified customer.
Rolls-Royce And Airbus Near Accord Over A380neo 

Delta Air Lines’ domestic operations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport have been profitable “depending on the month,” and margins have expanded since the carrier invested in the new hub, airline executives told investment analysts earlier this month. 

Rolls-Royce, Airbus Near A380neo Agreement  4
Airbus is accelerating its studies of an upgraded A380 and appears to be closing on an initial agreement with Rolls-Royce.
Boeing 777X Avionics And Electrical Systems Awarded 5
The contracts are the latest in a series of key 777X awards from Boeing which aims to complete firm configuration around mid-2015.
Rolls-Royce And Airbus Near Accord Over A380neo 27
Airbus is accelerating its studies of an upgraded A380 and appears to be closing on an initial agreement with Rolls-Royce.
Orion Flight Test Generated 200 GB Of Engineering Data 6
Data from the Orion flight test—recorded at much higher rates than the normal 1-Hz used operationally so engineers can pinpoint the changes in loads and other factors during the flight—will be used to validate models and improve designs.
 
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Fly to Cuba?

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Dec 18, 2014
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SpaceX Slips ISS Cargo Run To Early January 1

Company opts to conduct second Falcon 9 static fire test before launch....More

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