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.

Electric-Aircraft Motor Developer Sets Up Base In Seattle 
Electric motor startup MagniX locates global headquarters and a second engineering center in aviation’s biggest industrial cluster.
Dynetics To Propel Astrobotic's Commercial Lander To Moon 
Startup Astrobotic aims to deliver payloads to the lunar surface once a year, starting with the first flight scheduled for 2020.
Boeing NeXt: the Future of Aviation
Boeing is setting up an organization, Boeing NeXt, to leverage its research into autonomous flight and advanced propulsion and explore new transportation markets.
Dynetics To Power Astrobotic’s Commercial Lunar Lander 
Astrobotic has selected Dynetics to provide the propulsion system for its commercial lunar lander, which is scheduled to touch down on the Moon for the first time in 2020.
USAF Requests Funds To Avoid Further UH-1N Replacement Delay 
The U.S. Air Force is seeking to reprogram $84.5 million in fiscal 2018 funding so that it can award the long-delayed UH-1N Replacement program in September.
Pentagon Asks To Move Funds To Accelerate Hypersonic Weapons 
The biggest hypersonics-related reprogramming request—totaling $159.5 million—involves the Defense Department’s development of a prompt global strike capability.
Boeing Forms Organization Focused On Future Of Aviation 
Boeing NeXt brings together the aerospace giant’s research investments to develop new markets such as on-demand cargo drones, urban air taxis and even hypersonic airliners.
Approach Noise Reductions Show Potential In Flight Tests  1
NASA and JAXA flight tests show significant cuts in approach noise through treatments to reduce airframe acoustic emissions.
Environmental Analysis Adds Fuel To Debate Over Supersonic Standards 
Environmental group says new supersonic transports will have higher emissions, noise and fuel burn than subsonic airliners—requiring either new engines or new standards.
The Week in Technology, July 16-20, 2018 
BlackFly Fixed-Wing eVTOL; Loon and Wing Graduate; Airbus, Singapore Team on Drones; XQ-58A nears flights; Raytheon’s 100-kW laser.
A Look At How Boeing’s HorizonX Tests The Winds Of Disruption 
HorizonX enables Boeing to explore the risks and rewards of disruption and avoid the fate of older companies brought down by technology advances.
Alphabet’s Loon And Wing Projects Become Businesses 
Internet-broadcasting balloons and package-delivering drones are graduating as independent businesses from Alphabet X, the advanced projects arm of Google’s parent company.
Podcast: The Electrification of Air...And Space
The hot subject at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Propulsion & Energy conference was electrification—of aircraft, spacecraft and even the surface of the Moon.
Leader Spotlight: Leanne Caret, President, Boeing Defense, Space & Security 
View the Leader Spotlight: Leanne Caret, President, Boeing Defense, Space & Security document in PDF format.
Interview: Boeing CEO Opens His Playbook 
Dennis Muilenburg on Boeing’s vertical integration push, NMA, the U.S. trade dispute with China and technologies that are reenergizing aerospace.
Liquid Piston’s Rotary Engine Could Boost UAS, Accelerate eVTOLs
June 20, 2018

As a startup, Liquid Piston says it has targeted aerospace and defense initially as they are low-volume, high-value markets to get started in. But clearly they have their eyes...

The Week In Technology, June 4-8, 2018
June 8, 2018

They call it a pulse jet, which is why I used the term - with the caveat that the intermittent combustion mechanism is detonation not deflagration

UTC Creates ‘Skunk Works’ Advanced Projects Group
June 8, 2018

I apologize for your difficulties. You can contact me directly

NASA Shares Hard Lessons As All-Electric X-57 Moves Forward
June 5, 2018

This is an X-plane designed to demonstrate technology, not a product designed for a commercial mission. As such it is intended to have enough payload and endurance to do the...

Coaxial-Rotor High-Speed Helicopters Making Progress
May 30, 2018

They have not decided yet what to do with it, but so far it is not being repaired

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