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
Rolls-Royce And Airbus Near Accord Over A380neo 27
Airbus is accelerating its studies of an upgraded A380 and appears to be closing on an initial agreement with Rolls-Royce.
Orion Flight Test Generated 200 GB Of Engineering Data 6
Data from the Orion flight test—recorded at much higher rates than the normal 1-Hz used operationally so engineers can pinpoint the changes in loads and other factors during the flight—will be used to validate models and improve designs.
777X Engine Advanced Materials Set For Key Test 
With the clock ticking toward the first run of the GE9X core in 2015, and manufacturing of the first full engine core components getting underway, GE is counting on these materials to play a critical role in reducing weight and boosting efficiency.
Boeing Revisits Past In Hunt For 737/757 Successors 6
Will Boeing repeat history by using the parallel 757-767 development model to answer the long-running 737/757 replacement question and, if so, why? The answers lie in the way the 757 and 767 satisfy vastly different markets yet share key design features.
GE passes 2,000th GE90 milestone 
The milestone engine, a GE90-115B, will power a new Boeing 777-300ER early next year.
Boeing Again Decreases 747-8 Production Rate 
Boeing will reduce the production rate of its 747-8 by two aircraft per year beginning September 2015.
Initial Results Show Orion Heat Shield In ‘Great’ Shape’ 
NASA officials assessing initial data from the Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) Orion crew capsule say future recovery operations at sea will be shorter based on lessons learned from the Dec 5 mission.
Boeing Again Decreases 747-8 Production Rate 
Boeing says it is “making this minor adjustment because the near-term recovery in the cargo market has not been as robust as expected.
Qantas ‘Confident’ Of Selling Remaining 767 Fleet 
Short-term older aircraft disposals take priority as Qantas completes Boeing 737 fleet expansion and ponders long-haul replacement plans, pending a return t0 profitability.
Qantas Pushing More Efficient Transcontinental, Terminal Airspace Use 
Aiming to reduce flight times and fuel burn on domestic routes in Australia, Qantas is working with air traffic authorities to use more flexible flight paths across the continent.
Auto ACAS Moves To Next Development Stage 
U.S. Air Force completes air collision prevention tests as prelude to development of fully integrated safety system for fighter aircraft.
Students Take Researcher Role At USAF Test Pilot School 
USAF Test Pilot School involves students in testing Auto ACAS collision avoidance system, providing benefits for all parties involved in the process.
Auto ACAS Flight Testing
Aviation Week Senior Editor Guy Norris takes us on a test flight of the automatic air collision avoidance system, auto ACAS, with the U.S. Air Force 416th Flight-Test Sqdn.
 
Blogs
Dec 23, 2014
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