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.


A320neo Certification Edges Pratt & Whitney GTF Toward Service Entry  3
Pratt & Whitney is poised to realize its decades-long goal of introducing the geared turbofan into commercial service, with certification of the PW1100G-powered Airbus A320neo achieved on November 24, and the PW1500G-powered Bombardier CSeries expected to follow within weeks.
Jeff Bezos's Space Launch Breakthrough  2
The test aimed to deploy the six-seat crew capsule into suborbit for a planned 4-min. weightless period, but attention was focused on whether the rocket stage could be successfully recovered using the tricky vertical-powered-landing technique.
Airbus A320neo Receives Type Certification 
The Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM-powered version of the Airbus A320neo has received joint type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and FAA.
Aerojet Rocketdyne Restarts RS-25 Production For SLS 
Aerojet Rocketdyne has been awarded a $1.16 billion NASA contract to restart production of the RS-25, the former space shuttle main engine, for the Space Launch System.
Early Boeing 787 Operators Apply Fixes To Improve Reliability 
A typical Boeing 787 user is LAN Airlines of Chile, which experienced early service issues but is now using the twin jet on a wide range of routes and enjoying improved dispatch reliability.
With Better Dispatch Reliability, Boeing 787 Deliveries Reach 350 
Boeing hopes final fixes to 787 will push reliability rate beyond 99% goal.
Boeing 787’s Operating Economics Enable Long-Haul Low-Cost Carriers 
Air Canada recently told investors that when it switched from the 767 to the 787-8 between Toronto and Tel Aviv, the airline was able to carry 31% more passengers while using 3% less fuel.
CFM Lifts Veil On Leap Engine Test Details  18
Since launching the Leap program, GE-Snecma joint venture CFM has added more engines to support Airbus, Boeing and Comac, partly to reduce risk as production begins.
GE Challenges P&WC PT6 With New Advanced Turboprop Engine  3
General Electric is targeting the general aviation and business turboprop market with an engine using an integrated gas generator and propeller control.
GE Takes On PT6 Engine With Advanced Turboprop 24

General Electric is launching a family of advanced turboprop (ATP) engines following its selection by Textron to power the company’s newly disclosed next-generation single-engine turboprop aircraft.

As First E-Jet Comes Together, Embraer Looks To Middle East 
Embraer is set to receive the first Pratt & Whitney PW1900G engine ...
GE Challenges P&WC PT6 With New Advanced Turboprop  4
GE's advanced turboprop represents an all-out assault on the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6's dominance of the business and general aviation turboprop market, and it builds on the bridgehead established with the smaller H80 engine.
GE Launches Advanced Turboprop Engine To Challenge PT6 
General Electric (GE) is launching a family of advanced turboprop (ATP) engines following its selection by Textron to power the company’s newly disclosed next-generation single-engine turboprop aircraft.
Boeing’s New Midsize Airplane Plan Evolves 77
Although it will be years before Boeing officially commits to a new midsize airplane, clues about its potential design abound.
Boeing Takes ‘Judicious’ Look At 737 Ramp-Up 
Boeing says it does not feel pressured to increase its planned production rate of the 737 beyond the currently committed 52 per month in 2018, despite the recent announcement by Airbus that it plans to boost A320-family production to 60 per month by 2019.

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