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.

Rolls-Royce Unveils Details Of Trent 1000 Fixes And Testing 
Revised compressor blade design nears certification as Rolls uses flying testbed to validate durability of Trent 1000 with cracks still in place.
Stratolaunch Reveals Hypersonic Testbed Concepts 
Air launch space company Stratolaunch Systems has unveiled study plans for a pair of hypersonic flying testbeds that could be launched from the company’s very large carrier aircraft.
Boeing NMA Engine And Fuselage-Shape Selections Loom  1
Boeing’s upcoming decisions will be an indication of how it plans to curb the NMA’s life-cycle cost.
Rolls Reaffirms A350 Diversion Unrelated To Trent 1000 Issues  1
Rolls-Royce said further inspection of the Trent XWB-84 engine involved in the Sept. 11 diversion of an Iberia-operated Airbus A350-900 to Boston confirms there is no link to the service issues experienced on Trent 1000-family powerplants.
Supply Chain Ramp-Up Bodes Well For Boeing 737 Production Recovery
Boeing, Spirit AeroSystems and CFM all say they are almost back on track, but the depth of 737 production issues has become much clearer recently.
CFM In ‘Active Dialog’ With Boeing Over NMA Engine Bid 
As engine makers jostle for pole position on Boeing’s proposed new midmarket airplane (NMA), the General Electric-Safran joint venture company CFM is in “active dialog” with the airframer in hopes of securing a sole-source deal.
Engine Production Recovery In Sight For Airbus, Boeing, Says CFM 
After months of engine delivery delays to Airbus and Boeing, CFM International says a recent surge in deliveries of raw material and long-lead components has boosted confidence in plans to be back on track with both airframe-makers by year-end.
Next-gen Combat Engine Work Spools Up 
Adaptive-engine deal modified to focus on technology for sixth-generation fighter needs as parts arrive for building GE’s first XA100 demonstrator.
JETcopter Unveils Enclosed Rotor VTOL Air Taxi Concept 
JETcopter, the European-based developer of a proposed novel vertical-takeoff and landing (VTOL) urban air taxi concept, is seeking additional international engineering and production partners as it begins assembly of a full-scale mockup which will be displayed next April at AERO 2019 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
The Week In Technology, Sept. 11-17, 2018  1
Airbus Perlan 2 sets soaring record; Airbus spinoff sets sail; Uber shortlists international city contenders; Bell UAS demo for NASA, and JETcopter unveils air taxi concept.
New Generation of Electric Thrusters Could Enhance Smallsat Market  1
Phase Four’s RF thruster plan marks progress toward lower-cost electric in-space propulsion.
Boeing Mounts Charm Offensive On 737 Supply Issues 
After a tour of Boeing in Seattle and talks with leaders, analysts maintain confidence in OEM despite 737 glider growth.
Podcast—DARPA’s Future; Boeing’s Production Woes 11
Where the Pentagon is focusing cutting-edge R&D and what Boeing is telling investors about its airplane production crunch are the focus of this week’s discussion.
Uber Short Lists Candidate Cities For International Trial 
Ten of the world’s largest metropolitan areas are in the running to become the first international test site of Uber’s proposed aerial ride-sharing program.
Uber Short Lists Candidate Cities For International Trial 
Ten of the world’s largest metropolitan areas are in the running to become the first international test site of Uber’s proposed aerial ride-sharing program.
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