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
Experimental Satellite-based Precision Approach Tests At SFO 10
Aviation Week flew with Boeing, Delta, United and the FAA as they joined forces for demo of precision approaches using required navigation performance, with a ground-based augmentation system (GBAS) for satellite-based instrument landings.
Boeing, Delta, United, FAA Join Forces For GLS Demo At SFO  1
A carefully choreographed demo showcased the potential benefits of combining RNP precision approach and GLS satellite-based instrument landings.
Boeing Control Tests Target Short-Takeoff Blended Wing Body  14
The tests could be a small but important stepping-stone toward further development of the BWB concept as a military tanker-transport.
Analysts Play Down Engine-Delay Impact On C Series  17
Analysts shrugged off news that Bombardier will cut planned deliveries of the C Series by more than 50% this year because of delays in engine deliveries from Pratt & Whitney.
LED-Based Engine Core Ice Sensor Under Test  13
The science of developing reliable sensor systems to warn pilots of engine core icing at high altitudes has made some headway, but is in its relative infancy.
Embraer E2 Certification Tests Set to Accelerate  22
Embraer's E190-E2 flight-test effort stands out from the crowd for not only sticking to schedule but also proving design maturity early in the program.
Adaptive Safety System Flies On Variable Stability F-16  2
Tests of the L1 adaptive control law will assess its ability to control the VISTA F-16 over a range of flight conditions and simulated failures.
Joe Sutter, Legendary Designer And Chief 747 Engineer, Dies 
Sutter is credited with leading the development of the first widebody aircraft.
Questions Mount On Implications Of SpaceX Pad Explosion  1
As SpaceX begins investigating the causes of the Sept. 1 accident that destroyed a Falcon 9 and its payload, questions are mounting over the near- and far-term implications of the failure for the launch company, its commercial customers, NASA and the U.S. Air Force.
Questions Arise On Implications Of SpaceX Pad Explosion  114
What does the Sept. 1 explosion mean for SpaceX and its customers?
Falcon 9 Explodes During Pad Test At Cape Canaveral  9
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded at 9:07 a.m. Sept. 1 on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral as it was preparing for a prelaunch test.
NTSB Investigates CFM56 Failure On Southwest Boeing 737  36
Investigators delving into the highly unusual Aug. 27 failure of the left CFM56-7B engine on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 are hoping for some quick answers as to why the powerplant’s inlet cowl detached in midair.
Joe Sutter signs his book 747: Creating the World’s First Jumbo Jet
Joe Sutter, ‘Father Of The 747,’ Dies At 95 48
As the former chief engineer of Boeing’s 747 program, Sutter is credited with leading the development of the first widebody aircraft, which ushered in the globe-shrinking age of mass air travel.
Embraer To Accelerate E2 Flight Tests 
Flight and certification testing of Embraer’s new-generation E190-E2 airliner is set to speed up, following the first flight of the third prototype Aug 27.
Embraer Set To Accelerate E2 Flight Tests 
Flight and certification testing of Embraer’s new-generation E190-E2 airliner is set to speed up, following the first flight of the third prototype Aug 27.
 

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