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.


Reaction Engines Reveals Inner Secret Of Sabre Propulsion Technology  36
Momentum for Reaction Engines’ Sabre hybrid propulsion concept builds as first details of the frost control technology at the heart of the system are disclosed.
Hifire Team Discloses Hypersonic Test Loss, Plans For Repeat Attempt 
Investigations into the failure of HF7, one of the most ambitious flights yet attempted in the joint Australian-U.S. Hypersonic International Flight Research Experimentation (Hifire) program, have pinpointed a thermal problem with a transmitter as the most likely cause.
Reaction Engines Reveals Secret Of Sabre Frost Control Technology  2
Details of the critical technology at the core of an innovative hybrid hypersonic propulsion system for air and space systems have been unveiled for the first time by its British-based developer, Reaction Engines.
Isle Of Man Registry Surges As New Regulations Loom 
The fast-growing Isle of Man aircraft registry is increasing staffing to face the implementation of new European safety regulations and to handle increasing applications from business jet users.
Isle Of Man Registry Surges As New Regulations Loom 
The fast-growing Isle of Man aircraft registry is increasing staffing to face the implementation of new European safety regulations and to handle increasing applications from business jet users.
OneWeb Picks Team For Internet Satellite Constellation  2
OneWeb contracts with Arianespace and Virgin Galactic for the launch of a 600-satellite Internet constellation starting in 2017.
OneWeb Picks Arianespace, Virgin Galactic For Internet Sat Constellation 
OneWeb Ltd. has signed contracts with European launch consortium Arianespace and Virgin Galactic to deploy a constellation of more than 600 low-orbiting Internet satellites.
Rolls-Royce Details High Temperature Test Plan For New Engine Family  2
Rolls-Royce is entering the concept design phase for the High Temperature Turbine Technology demonstrator (HT3), which is designed to deliver advanced turbine technology for the company’s recently unveiled Advance and UltraFan engine developments.
Boeing Signals Additional 747-8 Production Rate Cut 14
The cutback to just 12 aircraft per year comes despite signs of increasing health in the international freight market and a yet-to-be-finalized deal with cargo-operator Volga-Dnepr, announced at last week’s Paris Air Show for up to 20 aircraft.
Pratt Ramps Up Testing Tempo To Support Four Aircraft Makers  1
First four Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan applications reach critical milestones as A320neo is readied for restart of flight tests.
Mitsubishi Considers Further MRJ Stretch 
Despite development delays, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. looks for bigger impact in large regional jet marketplace.
Boeing: MOM Is No Smokescreen  10
Middle-of-the-market study reflects real need, says Boeing; it is not meant to divert attention from competition with the Airbus A321neo.
Requirements For MOM-Aircraft Engine Remain Vague  15
Possibilities of more-powerful turbofans to accommodate proposed middle-of-the-market aircraft have piqued engine-makers’ interest.
First E-Jet 2 Engine Starts Up As Wing Skins Arrive in Brazil 

LE BOURGET, France—Pratt & Whitney planned to fire up the first PW1900G geared turbofan for the Embraer E190-E2 at its West Palm Beach, Florida, test site on June 15, marking the start of the fourth major new PW1000G family development program.

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