Graham Warwick

Technology Managing Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense. 
Born and educated in Scotland, he graduated in aeronautical engineering and worked in advanced design at Hawker Siddeley Aviation in the U.K. before becoming an aerospace journalist. Before joining Aviation Week in April 2008, he spent almost 30 years with weekly aerospace news magazine Flight International, most recently as Americas Editor based in the U.S. 
Graham is a winner of the Decade of Excellence award for aviation journalism, and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
In 2013 the Jesse H. Neal award for Best Technical Content was awarded to Graham Warwick and Guy Norris for their Advanced Propulsion feature.

South Korea Mulls Lockheed Martin Upgrade Of F-16s 

BEIJING—South Korea is checking whether it can satisfactorily contract Lockheed Martin to modernize most of its F-16s, following rejection of the price that the U.S. government put on an upgrade that was to have been done by BAE Systems.

The defense ministry’s Defense Acquisition Program Agency says it has asked for a U.S. government quote for a price for a Lockheed Martin upgrade and will decide how to proceed once it gets a response.

Karem To Advance Tiltrotor Design For Darpa VTOL X-Plane 
Karem Aircraft is to continue work on an unmanned version of its Optimum Speed Tilt Rotor (OSTR) concept under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) program to develop a vertical-takeoff-and-landing experimental aircraft (VTOL X-Plane).
Darpa Making Plans For ‘Small, Fast, Autonomous’ UAVs 
Raising the prospect of small unmanned aircraft zipping around inside buildings, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) is to brief industry Jan. 6 on plans for the Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program.
How Dzyne’s Experience Shaped Mooney’s New M10 Light Aircraft 1
Mooney International turned to Dzyne Technologies when it wanted to design its first all-new light aircraft in decades, the M10, and do it behind closed doors.
Collision Avoidance For Low-end UAVs 
UAV developer forms separate company to produce collision-avoidance systems for unmanned aircraft and general aviation.
Darpa Cellularized Satellite Could Slash Costs 
Modular satellite assembled from multiple identical cells will rideshare into orbit in 2015.
The Week in Tech, Dec.15-19, 2014 
Green diesel as bio-jet fuel; more commercial UAS approved; superconducting supercomputing; airships for astrophysics; laser weapon defends warship
The Week in Tech, Dec.15-19, 2014 
Green diesel as bio-jet fuel; more commercial UAS approved; superconducting supercomputing; airships for astrophysics; laser weapon defends warship
Textron Flies UAV In Civil Airspace At FAA Test Site 
Denied any federal funding, the six civil unmanned aircraft systems test sites selected by the FAA in December 2013 are slowly bringing in business, with Textron Systems beginning flights of its Aerosonde UAV with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP).
FAA Expands Commercial UAV Exemptions To More Uses 
Four more companies have received FAA approvals for limited commercial operations of small unmanned aircraft systems, expanding authorized uses to include aerial survey, flare-stack inspection and construction-site monitoring.
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Fly to Cuba?

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Dec 18, 2014

SpaceX Slips ISS Cargo Run To Early January

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Dec 18, 2014

Aviation Week & Space Technology, Jan. 19 - Feb. 1: Air Traffic Management

Near-, mid- and long-term air traffic management research and test initiatives at NASA are a major part of the ATM special. Specific projects described include research on the ground portion of single pilot operations and an update on the agency’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) air traffic management work. Beyond NASA we are looking at the latest industry efforts by Airbus ProSky and Boeing ATM....More
Dec 18, 2014

Aviation Week & Space Technology, February 2-15: Long-Haul Low-Cost Airlines  

More and more airlines are convinced that conventional wisdom has it wrong: Long-haul low-cost is a model that can work if it is well executed with modern, efficient fleets and work practices and process geared towards efficiency. We are taking a look at the major players in Europe and Asia-Pacific, where the concept is gaining the most traction: Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Norwegian, Scoot, Air Asia X and Jetstar are among the carriers evaluated...More
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NavWeek: U.S.? You Bet

Counting on the U.S. right now in the region looks to be worth the gamble....More

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