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.


NASA, United Technologies Research Center Set Boundary Layer Fan Test  3
Engineers from Glenn Research Center and UTRC will begin wind-tunnel tests of first fan set designed specifically for boundary layer ingestion early next month.
FAA Details Space ‘Traffic Cop’ Road Map 
The FAA will hold an industry day in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 25 to discuss details of its fast-developing plan to take over elements of international space traffic control management duties from the U.S. military.
Boeing Using 3-D Printing To Improve Flight-Test Precision  2
Boeing’s use of additive manufacturing is one for the record books, Guinness World Records, but more recently it's also helping with flight-testing capabilities.
Axiom Outlines ‘Space City’ Ambitions 
Amid growing interest in private sector human spaceflight, startup Axiom Space is outlining a road map to develop an industrial “space city” in low Earth orbit based on multiple units of its modular habitat concept.
Bigelow Details Space Habitat Development Roadmap 
Bigelow Aerospace says it will begin taking deposits from would-be space clients for its B330 flexible space habitat for the first time in early 2018.
Future Space Stations Likely To Be Smaller, Single-Use  1
Based on lessons learned from operations of the International Space Station (ISS), the next-generation of space station is likely to be smaller, designed for a single purpose and possibly just crew-tended, NASA says.
Potential Mach 2.2 Airliner Market Pegged At $260 Billion  86
After a long hiatus from the market, supersonic airliners may be poised to make a big comeback, and Boom Technology is looking to be first in the market.
Box Wing VTOL Concept Heads For NASA Ames Wind Tunnel  8
NASA evaluation highlights Elytron VTOL design challenges as the scaled UAV prepares for tests.
Boeing Delays CST-100, Still Targets 2018 ISS Mission  34
NASA’s original 2015 goal of certifying commercial space vehicles to service the ISS has not been met but, despite setbacks, Boeing still hopes to make it happen by late 2018.
Boeing CST-100 Slips, But Holds To 2018 ISS Visit 
Following supplier holdups, a key production problem on the second CST-100 spacecraft and other issues, Boeing has opted to delay its entire NASA commercial crew test and development program by six months.
S-97 Raider Speed Rising As It Flies With Retracted Gear 
Lockheed Martin Sikorsky’s S-97 Raider compound helicopter prototype has flown with retracted landing gear for the first time as envelope expansion continues toward a design speed of 220 kt. and faster.
V-22 Rotorcraft Filter Boost To Battle Brownout Conditions  5
Bell-Boeing moves to accelerate implementation of barrier-type filter to aid operations missions in wake of 2015 crash that killed two Marines.
Stratolaunch To Launch Pegasus Under Orbital Teaming 
Stratolaunch Systems and Orbital ATK have formed a partnership to use the six-engined, 385-ft.-span Stratolaunch carrier aircraft for air-launching up to three Pegasus XL vehicles on a single mission.
E-volo Seeks New 'Multicopter’ Certification Class By Late 2017 
Volocopter family plan could see initial urban operations by 2020, with four-seater air taxi operations starting as early as 2022.
Uber In ‘Learning Mode’ For VTOL Air Taxi Concepts 
Ride share company Uber confirms it is studying the potential use of vertical takeoff and landing vehicles as an option for future urban transportation.

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