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.




Boeing Targets 787-10 Test Completion In December 
Building on 787-8 and -9 experience, Boeing is looking to smooth entry-into-service of the 787-10 in 2018.
Boeing Assigns 777X Engineer To NMA Leadership Team 
Boeing has appointed former 777X chief project engineer Terry Beezhold to an unspecified senior leadership role on its embryonic small twin-aisle program.
New Virgin Space Company Wins First Government Launch Deal  6
The newly created national security launch subsidiary of Virgin Orbit has won its first contract from the U.S. Defense Department.
FAA Proposes Special Conditions For 777X Folding Wingtips  43
Facing the regulatory challenges of certifying the world’s first commercial jetliner with folding wingtips, the FAA has detailed a set of special conditions intended to ensure Boeing’s unusual 777X extendable wing complies with current safety standards.
Fast-Paced Boeing 737 MAX Program Sets Up Flight-Test Savings  4
The airframer is on a path to fill out its planned 737 MAX derivative family by the end of the decade.
777X Flight Deck And Wing Fold Controls Unveiled 72
The finalized flight deck features of Boeing’s 777X reveal clear 787 influence and unique wing-fold controls.
Dream Chaser Completes Successful Free-flight Test  23
Sierra Nevada Corp. plans to conduct a series of progressively higher-altitude drop tests of its Dream Chaser spacecraft following the successful completion of the flight at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, in Edwards, California.
CFM Closes Delivery Gap, Logs Bumper Orders
The engine-maker is eyeing another bumper year of orders but, at the same time, is working hard to catch up on its delayed production plan.
Saudi Arabia Invests in Virgin Galactic
George Whitesides, CEO of the Virgin Galactic space tourism company, will speak at the Space Conference here at the Dubai Airshow.
CFM Closing Delivery Gap, But Faces Leap Coating Issue 
CFM International, the joint venture between General Electric and Safran, is eyeing another bumper year of engine orders. However, it also is working hard to catch up on delayed production, and tackling a shroud coating-loss issue affecting some Leap-1A-powered Airbus A320neos.
Inside View: Automatic Integrated Collision Avoidance System 19
Aviation Week's Guy Norris was invited to fly on a test flight of Auto-ICAS (Automatic Integrated Collision Avoidance System), the world’s first combined air and ground collision avoidance system for combat aircraft.
AEDC Unveils New Details Of P&W Adaptive Engine Tests 
The U.S. Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Complex has released new details and the first image of the three-stream adaptive fan engine testing conducted with Pratt & Whitney earlier this year.
Next Steps For Auto-Integrated Collision Avoidance On F-16 
Auto-ICAS integration challenge remains for F-16 as ground collision protection speeds up for F-35.
U.S. Air Force Completes Integrated Collision Avoidance Tests  1
Aviation Week flies next step in combat aircraft collision avoidance safety. Photo: Christoper Higgins/U.S. Air Force
Podcast: Combat Aircraft Safety 2
A look at two important pilot safety issues: one, the mysterious causes of hypoxia-like symptoms in pilots. And two, a new technology that could prevent crashes in the air as well as into the ground.
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