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.




Boeing Sets Up Avionics Arm 
Boeing is establishing a new avionics organization as part of the company’s drive to increase internal capability and reduce cost.
Airbus Feels Squeeze Between A380 And A320neo  47
Lower A380 production and continued challenges ramping up the A320neo put Airbus under pressure in the first half of 2017, while the road looked smoother for Boeing.
U.S. Air Force Plans Road Map To Operational Hypersonics  10
After decades of promise is hypersonic technology finally verging on operational capability? The U.S. Air Force thinks so, and is laying out high-speed requirements underpinned by a growing budget for sustained R&D.
Bullish Boeing Ups 2017 Forecasts 
Based on better-than-expected performance and aided by commercial and military orders in the second quarter, Boeing has increased its full-year earnings forecasts for 2017.
USAF Plans Road Map To Operational Hypersonics 
As the U.S. Air Force prepares to solicit industry for development of an air-launched hypersonic conventional strike weapon, for the first time the service is outlining its approach to operationalizing high-speed capability for a wide range of roles.
Boeing Ups Forecasts After Strong Q2 
Reporting its second quarter results, a bullish Boeing declared $4.5 billion in cash earnings, approximately double previous estimates.
Boom Technology Says Data Exist To Set Supersonic Noise Standards  23
Startup says enough data exist to set a sonic boom standard that would allow its 45-seat airliner to fly supersonic flight over land when it enters service in 2023.
Reformed Firefly Plans Upgraded Alpha Rocket 
After going out of business due to financial problems, reconstituted Firefly is developing a upgraded small-satellite launch vehicle.
Boom XB-1.
Boom Says FAA Could Set Civil Supersonic Standards  1

Supersonic-airliner startup Boom Technologies believes sufficient research has already been conducted for the FAA to set a standard.

Boom XB-1.
Boom Says FAA Could Set Supersonic Standards 

Supersonic-airliner startup Boom Technologies believes sufficient research has already been conducted for the FAA to set a standard.

Boom XB-1.
Boom Argues For FAA To Set Supersonic Standard 

Supersonic-airliner startup Boom Technologies believes sufficient research has already been conducted for the FAA to set a standard.

NASA Takes First Deep Space Propulsion Steps  26
NASA has issued a request for information for in-space electric propulsion concepts which could potentially power the agency’s proposed Deep Space Gateway.
Hypersonic Waverider Completes Test 
A team of Australian-U.S. researchers has conducted the first successful glide flight of an advanced weapon-like waverider configuration at speeds of more than Mach 7.
Firefly Re-Emerges With Upgraded Alpha Rocket Design 
Newly recapitalized space launch vehicle developer Firefly has emerged from last year’s financial collapse to reveal first details about plans to develop a larger, more capable version of the company’s original Alpha rocket.
A Peek Inside the Future of Aerospace Propulsion 4
Aviation Week technology writers Guy Norris and Graham Warwick discuss the thrusts of this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ annual Propulsion & Energy conference.
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