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. He received the 2015 Lauren D. Lyman Award for outstanding achievement in aerospace communications. And in 2018 he was awarded Technology Writer of the Year by the judges of the Aerospace Media Awards.

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 also authored more than a dozen books on the histories of Airbus, Boeing and other airframe manufacturers.

Uber Short Lists Candidate Cities For International Trial 
Ten of the world’s largest metropolitan areas are in the running to become the first international test site of Uber’s proposed aerial ride-sharing program.
Uber Short Lists Candidate Cities For International Trial 
Ten of the world’s largest metropolitan areas are in the running to become the first international test site of Uber’s proposed aerial ride-sharing program.
Motor Mounting Marks Milestone For NASA’s Electric X-plane  2
Fit checks for first electric motor conducted on X-57 Maxwell as composite cruise optimized wing comes stogether for follow-on test phase.
Robert P. Harper, Jr., Co-developer of Cooper-Harper Rating Scale, Dies 
Aeronautical researcher and engineering test pilot Robert Harper, co-developer of the Cooper-Harper pilot rating scale, died on Aug. 23.
Airbus Perlan 2 Glider Sets 76,000 ft. Altitude Record  4
The pressurized Airbus Perlan 2 sailplane reached an altitude of over 76,000 ft. on Sept. 2 over the Andes Mountains, attaining what is believed to be the highest level-flight ever by a manned, winged, subsonic aircraft.
NASA Assembles Rotorcraft Flight Unit For Mars 2020 Rover Mission  2
Vacuum-chamber test results drive design improvements to NASA Mars Helicopter.
Podcast: B-52s for the Next Generation 7
Piecing together the U.S. Air Force’s emerging initiatives to revamp the 1950s-era bomber for long-range strike missions.
Boeing Unveils 737-10 Extended Main Landing Gear Design Details  1
Boeing has finalized a landing gear design for the 737-10 taller than other MAX models, for the same wheel well. How was this innovative design achieved?
How Boeing’s 737-10 Landing Gear Works 14
Boeing’s finalized landing gear design for the 737-10 is taller than the other MAX models, but which still fits in the same wheel well. See how this innovatively packaged design was achieved.
B-52 Readied For Intense Hypersonic Weapons Test And Deployment Role  2
Hypersonic weapons testing and fielding will enhance the B-52H’s long-range strike capability.
Bridenstine: Space Force Would Defend NASA Assets 
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has reiterated his support of White House and Pentagon plans to establish a Space Force.
Virgin Nears LauncherOne Captive-Carry Tests  2
Virgin Orbit is on the verge of flying its LauncherOne rocket under the wing of the company’s modified Boeing 747-400 carrier aircraft for the first time.
Boeing-NASA Low-Drag, Low-Noise Engine Feature Beats Expectations 
Boeing revives Quiet Technology Demonstrator series to evaluate a new low-drag acoustic liner on a 737-7 testbed.
U.S. Air Force Looks To Fast-Track B-52 Reengining  3
New urgency, linked to engine sustainability and need for outsize hypersonic weapon launch capability, drives potential acceleration of B-52H reengining plan.
Relativity Steps Up Additive Capability For Printed Rocket Project 
Space startup develops larger follow-on 3D metal printer to augment its “Stargate” device.
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