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.




777X Flight Deck And Wing Fold Controls Unveiled 74
The finalized flight deck features of Boeing’s 777X reveal clear 787 influence and unique wing-fold controls.
Dream Chaser Completes Successful Free-flight Test  23
Sierra Nevada Corp. plans to conduct a series of progressively higher-altitude drop tests of its Dream Chaser spacecraft following the successful completion of the flight at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, in Edwards, California.
CFM Closes Delivery Gap, Logs Bumper Orders
The engine-maker is eyeing another bumper year of orders but, at the same time, is working hard to catch up on its delayed production plan.
Saudi Arabia Invests in Virgin Galactic
George Whitesides, CEO of the Virgin Galactic space tourism company, will speak at the Space Conference here at the Dubai Airshow.
CFM Closing Delivery Gap, But Faces Leap Coating Issue 
CFM International, the joint venture between General Electric and Safran, is eyeing another bumper year of engine orders. However, it also is working hard to catch up on delayed production, and tackling a shroud coating-loss issue affecting some Leap-1A-powered Airbus A320neos.
Inside View: Automatic Integrated Collision Avoidance System 19
Aviation Week's Guy Norris was invited to fly on a test flight of Auto-ICAS (Automatic Integrated Collision Avoidance System), the world’s first combined air and ground collision avoidance system for combat aircraft.
AEDC Unveils New Details Of P&W Adaptive Engine Tests 
The U.S. Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Complex has released new details and the first image of the three-stream adaptive fan engine testing conducted with Pratt & Whitney earlier this year.
Next Steps For Auto-Integrated Collision Avoidance On F-16 
Auto-ICAS integration challenge remains for F-16 as ground collision protection speeds up for F-35.
U.S. Air Force Completes Integrated Collision Avoidance Tests  1
Aviation Week flies next step in combat aircraft collision avoidance safety. Photo: Christoper Higgins/U.S. Air Force
Podcast: Combat Aircraft Safety 2
A look at two important pilot safety issues: one, the mysterious causes of hypoxia-like symptoms in pilots. And two, a new technology that could prevent crashes in the air as well as into the ground.
Boeing 777X Poised for 90% Engineering Design Release  6
Initial wing spars enter assembly as Boeing ponders minor mods to 777-8 to meet Qantas Airways’ long-haul goal.
Airbus/Bombardier C Series Deal Has Broad Implications  91
Bombardier's “nice little airplane” is now the catalyst transforming the market for commercial aircraft, both mainline and regional.
Saudi Investment Boost For Virgin Galactic 
The Saudi Arabian government has signed a partnership agreement with Virgin Group under which it will invest around $1 billion into the company’s space operations.
Boeing: CSeries Pact Doesn’t Change Company’s Game Plan  2
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said the company has “high confidence” in its strategy and production line.
Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker Sees $329M In Further Cost Growth 
Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg concedes more work on the tanker remains, but insists the biggest problems are behind the company.
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