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.


CFM Readies For Coming Leap MRO Mountain 
While building up facilities to service its Leap engines, CFM reaffirms commitment to aftermarket competition.
Subsonic X-plane Concepts Undergo NASA Mid-term Reviews 
NASA vows to become a “smart buyer” to offset budget threat to X-plane plans as it plans larger, piloted flight demonstrators.
Podcast: Inside Aerospace’s Biggest Science and Technology Conference
AIAA’s SciTech conference is happening this week in Grapevine, Texas. Listen in as our editors discuss the new developments, highlights and big questions facing the aerospace community.
U.S. Airframer’s Design To Compete With A321neo 
As Boeing closes in on completion of final assembly of the first 737-9, the longest variant of the MAX family it originally announced in 2011, the company has defined the size of the proposed additional -10X stretch variant to compete more aggressively against the Airbus A321neo.
Boeing Defines Final 737 MAX Stretch Offering  118
The minimal change in design is expected to be cheaper and faster to develop and still compete aggressively against Airbus’s A321neo.
Aircraft Order Slowdown Hits Boeing 2016 Numbers 
LOS ANGELES—Despite the boost of late-year contracts for more than 200 aircraft—which allowed Boeing to post a respectable 668 net orders for 2016—the company’s yearend tally revealed the deepening slowdown in the widebody aircraft market.
General Aviation VTOL Concept Aims For Efficient Hover And Fast Cruise  8
The deflected slipstream gets to VTOL by diverting the slipstream downward to create upward thrust for takeoff and a cushioned landing.
Hybrid Propulsion Tests Key To Mach 5 Business Jet  12
HyperMach Aerospace’s combined system is designed to generate sufficient power to propel the aircraft to the edges of hypersonic flight and suppress booms and drag with plasma.
Rising Production Underpins New Wave Of Engine R&D 
Another high-tempo year beckons for engine makers as commercial production soars, new engines enter flight test and new military powerplants begin ground tests.
NASA Sees Positive Results From Boundary Layer Fan Test  1
Test results mark an early step on the path to a new generation of highly efficient airliners designed to take advantage of boundary layer ingestion.
Key Commercial Aircraft Programs Arrive As Market Weakens  6
In addition to the many first flights, deliveries and service entries that will occur in 2017, production increases and market questions loom.
Simplicity Is Vital To Boeing 787-10 Execution  55
For an aircraft not even conceived as part of Boeing’s original 21st-century airliner family plan, the 787-10 has the potential to take a significant slice of the replacement market for Airbus A330-300s and 777-200s.
Boeing’s Carolina Venture Puts It Back In The Nacelle Business  1
New engine work starts in Boeing Propulsion South Carolina as 737 MAX inlet production ramps up.
Festive Bookshelf: Last Minute Gift Ideas For AvGeeks 7
Facing a last-minute book idea emergency? If you are ready to scramble, here are some stocking filler gift ideas for aviation geeks.
Boeing Cutting 777 Production In 2017 
Facing a continuing slowdown in widebody-aircraft orders, Boeing has decided to reduce the 777 production rate from seven to five aircraft per month in August 2017.
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