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. He received the 2015 Lauren D. Lyman Award for outstanding achievement in aerospace communications. And in 2018 he was awarded Technology Writer of the Year by the judges of the Aerospace Media Awards.

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 also authored more than a dozen books on the histories of Airbus, Boeing and other airframe manufacturers.

Stratolaunch Terminates Rocket Engine and Launcher Programs 
In a shocking move just three months after founder Paul Allen's death, Stratolaunch has abandoned development of a family of dedicated launchers and PGA rocket engines
Airbus A320, A220 Evolution Considered As Mobile Expands 
Airbus Commercial Aircraft president Guillaume Faury sees the A320 and A220 ideally placed to “evolve in parallel” and anticipates making further decisions on how later this year.
Podcast: Looking Into The Future At SciTech 1
From transonic truss-braced wing designs to learning lessons from Apollo, Graham Warwick and Guy Norris report from this year’s AIAA SciTech conference in San Diego, California.
Boeing Refines Truss-Braced-Wing Airliner Concept  2
Successful wind tunnel tests could potentially clear the concept for further test and development as a full-scale X-plane.
Blue Origin Holds Off On New Shepard Ticket Sales 
Blue Origin confirms it remains on track to start crewed flights aboard its New Shepard suborbital vehicle early this year.
Bell Unveils Nexus Air Taxi Concept 
With more than five decades of ducted fan and tiltrotor experience, Bell is combining new technology with old concepts to take on emerging air taxi revolution.
Bell’s Nexus Air Taxi Concept Rings Changes For eVTOL Market 
A year after teasing the fledgling eVTOL industry with a mockup of a futuristic air taxi cabin, rotary-wing giant Bell has unveiled the first major configuration details of its Nexus on-demand urban air mobility concept.
Boeing 777X Readied For Gear Test; 777 Orders Pass Milestone  2
Progress towards completion of the first 777-9 comes as the 777 family passes the 2,000-order milestone, representing an industry record for a widebody model.
Bell’s Nexus Air Taxi Concept Rings Changes For eVTOL Market  4
With more than five decades of ducted fan and tiltrotor experience, Bell is combining new technology with old concepts to take on emerging air taxi revolution.
Type Certification Guideline Release Marks Milestone For SkyGuardian 
General Atomics accelerates MQ-9B flight-test progress as UK issues airworthiness requirements for Protector RG1 variant.
Virgin Galactic To Complete Envelope Expansion After Space Flight
Hailed as the first crewed flight to launch from U.S. soil since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011, Virgin Galactic’s Unity flight sets the scene for the long-anticipated beginning of commercial space flights in 2019.
MQ-25 Loss Still Reverberates At GA-ASI 
Nearly four months after Boeing’s victory in a competition for the MQ-25 contract, the president of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. warns that the U.S. Navy’s selection criteria could drive medium-sized companies out of the running for such programs in the future.
Landmark MQ-9B Sale To India Expected By Mid-2020 
A long-delayed contract signing by India for MQ-9B Sea Guardians is now expected by mid-2020.
An Inside Look At Boeing’s 777F EcoDemonstrator
The EcoDemonstrator program is taking on new significance as Boeing studies advanced systems and materials for higher-performance next-gen aircraft.
V-280 Reducing Risk For Future Army Tiltrotor, Bell Says  1
The aircraft has reached 250 kt. true airspeed and continues to expand the flight envelope in areas such as bank angle, load factor and low-speed agility.
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