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.

 

Articles
Boom Technologies Unveils Delta-Wing Supersonic Airliner Demonstrator  3
Dubbed “Baby Boom,” the aircraft is a one-third scale demonstrator for a small supersonic airliner which Boom Technologies wants certified by 2023.
‘Baby Boom’ Supersonic Demonstrator Unveiled  45
Dubbed “Baby Boom,” the delta wing aircraft is a one-third scale demonstrator for a small supersonic airliner which Boom Technologies aims to certificate for commercial service by 2023.
‘Baby Boom’ Supersonic Demo Unveiled 
Dubbed “Baby Boom,” the delta wing aircraft is a one-third scale demonstrator for a small supersonic airliner which Boom Technologies aims to certificate for commercial service by 2023.
First Production CFM Leap 1B Engines Enter Predelivery Testing  6
CFM assembly sites are preparing for an unprecedented production increase as Leap engine rates rise.
Comac Begins C919 Leap 1C Engine Runs 

CINCINNATI, Ohio—The CFM Leap 1C engines on the prototype Comac C919 aircraft have been started for the first time, marking a long-awaited milestone on the road to first flight.

Will 777X And A350 Stretch Into Very-High-Capacity Territory?  21
If launched, the new large twins would make it harder for Boeing to sustain 747-8 production and could curtail Airbus A380 orders.
Airbus, Boeing Deciding Larger A350, 777X Versions  16
Both manufacturers raised prospects on possible stretches of the two aircraft earlier this year.
Commercial Morphing Wing Aircraft Retrofit In Works 
Winglet specialist Aviation Partners and joint venture partner FlexSys are working with an undisclosed customer to retrofit an aircraft with the first commercial morphing wing.
GE Reveals Full Extent Of Printed Engine Plan  3
GE’s Advanced Turboprop will feature more additively manufactured parts than any previous engine, reducing 855 conventionally made components to just 12 3-D-printed parts.
FlexSys And Aviation Partners Display Morphing Wing 
The new approach to variable-camber wings builds on a FlexSys-developed compliant composite structure.
NTSB Is Still Searching For Cause Of CF6 Engine Problem 
Accident investigators are puzzling over the causes of the first-ever failure of a second-stage high-pressure turbine stage on a General Electric CF6-80C2 engine that suffered an uncontained release of debris during the Oct. 28 takeoff run of an American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
FlexSys And Aviation Partners Display Morphing Wing 12
The new approach to variable-camber wings builds on a FlexSys-developed compliant composite structure.
GE Reveals Full Extent Of ‘Printed’ Engine Plan 
General Electric says the coming revolution in additive manufacturing for aircraft engines is approaching quickly and on an unprecedented scale.
Safran Reveals Revised Silvercrest Test Plan 
Bolstered by the selection of its Silvercrest mid-thrust turbofan for Cessna’s newly launched Hemisphere business jet, Safran Aircraft Engines has detailed a revised development schedule incorporating improvements made to counter problems uncovered in early tests.
Supersonic Hopefuls: Who Will Be First To Fly? 30
The ability to fly supersonic over land will be the game changer for supersonic business jets, but that’s not likely to happen for another 10 to 15 years, says Gulfstream, which is actively but quietly studying the concept.
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