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 Finalizes A350-1000 Engine Upgrade 
As the clock ticks down to the expected first flight of the stretched Airbus A350-1000 in late October, Rolls-Royce has delivered a finalized configuration of the aircraft’s Trent XWB-97 engine for evaluation on the aircraft manufacturer’s A380 flying testbed.
Hypersonic Hopeful Expands In U.S. 3
Reaction Engines, the U.K.-based developer of the Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (Sabre) for hypersonic aircraft and multi-stage space launch vehicles, is establishing a U.S.-based subsidiary to enable closer engagement with potential American government and industry partners.
Engines Could Pace Boeing Middle-Market Aircraft Design 10
The Aviation Week and Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey on middle-market aircraft strongly supports Boeing’s own assessments, says the company’s commercial president, Ray Conner.
‘Pratt is Back’ As Business Booms 1
Together with Pratt & Whitney Canada, the company expects to have 100,000 engines in service by 2020 by when revenues will have grown to roughly US$22 billion
World’s Biggest Twin Is ‘Doable’ Says Boeing 18

Boeing confirms it is studying a further stretch of the 777X family currently in development, and says such an extension would be relatively easy to accomplish.

CALC, Friedmann Pacific Sign Up For ARJ21
China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) and aviation investment company Friedmann Pacific Asset Management have signed a preliminary order with Comac for 60 ARJ21-700s.
Boeing Studying Further 777X Stretch
Boeing confirms it is studying a further stretch of the 777X family currently in development, and says such an extension would be relatively easy to accomplish.
Rolls Readies New Power For Boeing 787, Airbus A350-1000  1
Rolls-Royce has a lot riding on key first flights of its XWB-87 engine on the A350-1000 and its Trent 1000 TEN on the 787.
GE Details Three-Stream Fighter Engine Test Plan  5
GE and the U.S. Air Force are conducting advanced compressor and fan rig testing that could lead to a follow-on development and test regime of full three-stream, adaptive combat engines.
Aerojet Rocketdyne Applies ‘New Space’ Techniques To Traditional Work 
Design initiatives and lower manufacturing concepts devised for new space are being used for the latest mainstream space projects.
Boeing, Embraer Unveil E170 EcoDemonstrator 
EcoDemonstrator plan builds on airframers' earlier cooperative agreement encompassing biofuel research initiative.
Oil System Flaw Caused 2014 C Series Engine Failure  6
The uncontained failure of the Pratt & Whitney PW1524G engine that substantially damaged Bombardier’s C Series CS100 prototype in May 2014 was triggered by the failure of a Teflon seal in the oil system, according to a Transport Safety Board of Canada report.
Behind The Scenes Of P&W’s PW1000G MRO Plan  5
The long-term prosperity of the plan rests squarely on how the geared turbofan engines will be maintained and supported.
Skunk Works Refines Quiet Supersonic Design  64
Lockheed Skunk Work’s low-boom demonstrator design work with NASA aims to show the world that supersonic commercial flight is finally ready for prime time.
USAF Confirms Sixth-Gen Fighter Engine Awards  38
The program will create a 45,000-lb.-thrust class engine for sixth-generation Air Force and U.S. Navy fighters as well as, potentially, a re-engining option for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
 

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