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
NASA Plans Parachute Redesign After Supersonic Decelerator Tests
NASA is preparing to repeat tests of a large inflatable deceleration device designed to help land much larger payloads on Mars after incorporating lessons learned from a largely successful initial test over the Pacific on June 28.
Record Order Month For Boeing 
Boeing, which revealed the numbers in the updated orders and deliveries tally on Aug 7, says the recent spate of business brings the total orders for the year so far to 825, putting it ahead of Airbus which is itself having a boom year having so far announced firm orders for more than 700 aircraft so far.
Sierra Nevada On Track For Restart Of Lifting Body Flight Tests 4
The company says assembly of the first space-capable version of the Dream Chaser is on track for an orbital test flight in November 2016.
SpaceX Confirms Texas Launch Site Selection
The site, which SpaceX says will be the world’s first commercial launch complex designed specifically for orbital missions, is near the city of Brownsville, and will be sized for up to 12 missions per year.
Strong Showing For Turboprops At Farnborough 
Orders pour in for current turboprop models, but launch of larger 90-seat version remains elusive
Boeing 787-10 Concept
Longest 787-10 To Be Built Only In South Carolina 6
The -10 is marginally too long to be transported in the fleet of specially converted 747-400 Large Cargo Freighters (LCF) which form the backbone of the logistics network linking the Everett, Wash, and South Carolina assembly lines.
Boeing Urges International Action To Meet Pilot Shortage Challenge 6
Boeing says international collaboration between industry, government and academia is required to avoid future shortages of commercial pilot and maintenance staff which might otherwise hold back growth in developing markets.
Boeing Takes Hit On KC-46A Wiring Issues 
The wiring issues have forced Boeing to redesign and re-engineer harnesses throughout parts of the military derivative of the 767, and triggered a one-time $272 million after-tax charge in the second quarter for additional work.
Vietnam Navy Stands Up First Fixed-Wing Unit 

The Vietnamese navy is close to completing its first fleet of fixed-wing aircraft with the delivery of the final pair of Viking Air DHC-6-400 Guardian maritime patrol and utility aircraft.

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