Graham Warwick

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.

Articles
Darpa To Unlock Unmanned Swarm Tactics 
Darpa wants to give small combat units the means to manage swarms of robots.
U-tail Business Jet Shows Noise Benefits In Clean Sky Tests  43
Clean Sky is wrapping up wind-tunnel and full-scale ground tests of a noise-shielding U-tail configuration for future business jets.
The Week in Technology, Dec. 5-9, 2016 
Mods to increase C-17 efficiency; German center funds "virtual aircraft" research; Deutsche Telekom enters drone defense; Gulfstream patents in supersonic work.
Big Chinese Air-to-Air Missile Could Hit Support Aircraft  19
The latest Chinese air-to-air missile is comparable with a long-range surface-to-air weapon in size and appearance, so its range is probably well over 200 km.
DARPA’s Ship-Based Tern Harks Back To Tailsitting VTOL Concept  5
Tailsitting vertical takeoff/landing unmanned aircraft takes shape at Northrop Grumman under DARPA’s Tern warship-based medium-altitude, long-endurance program.
U-tail Business Jet Shows Noise Benefits In Clean Sky Tests 
Europe is wrapping up tests of a tail design that would reduce the airport noise generated by future business jets, and potentially advanced narrowbody airliners.
Destined for UK, Certifiable Predator B Makes First Flight 
The Type-Certifiable Predator B (TCPB) flew for the first time on Nov. 17 from the company’s Gray Butte flight operations facility in California.
DroneShield Unveils Drone Jamming ‘Gun’ 
A developer of commercially available unmanned aircraft detection systems has unveiled a portable rifle-style jammer that blocks video and forces the drone to land safely and without damage.
The Week In Technology, Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2016 
Facebook Aquila to fly again; TsAGI eyes hydrogen-fueled widebody; Northrop’s Tern takes shape; Denver hosts counter-UAS demo.
Technologies That Will Shape The Future 49
Technology developments will continue to transform every field of aerospace, just as they have the over the last 100 years.
Avenger UAV Ready For Humanitarian-Relief Food Drops  8
General Atomics dedicates a company-owned Avenger, the jet-powered version of the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft, to be available on-call to drop ration packs for humanitarian relief internationally.
Facebook UAV Ready To Fly Again After Accident 
Facebook is preparing to fly its Aquila stratospheric unmanned aircraft for a second time as the NTSB investigates the structural failure that occurred when the aircraft encountered turbulence just before landing on its June 28 first flight.
After Accident, Facebook UAV Ready To Fly Again 
Facebook it preparing to fly its Aquila stratospheric unmanned aircraft for a second time as the NTSB investigates the structural failure that occurred when the aircraft encountered turbulence just before landing on its June 28 first flight.
Sensors Tackle ‘Last-50-Feet’ Safety Challenge For Autonomous Drones 
When the need for accurate positioning is highest, close to the ground, GPS can be at its most unreliable, creating the need for alternative sensors to ensure safe takeoffs and landings by drones.
Designs That Changed The Way Aircraft Are Built 70
While aircraft design over the decades has narrowed in on a set of configurations that worked better than others, how aircraft are manufactured continues to evolve in a bid to lower cost as well as improve performance. Here are some of the landmark aircraft over those decades.
Comments
U-tail Business Jet Shows Noise Benefits In Clean Sky Tests
December 1, 2016

Why? In the US, noise from business jet operations is a major reason given by local communities that are trying to close, or place restrictions on, airports used by general...

Avenger UAV Ready For Humanitarian-Relief Food Drops
November 23, 2016

As the story says, the ration packs are released from two containers mounted in the weapons bay

The Week In Technology, Nov. 21-25, 2016
November 21, 2016

AH-56A was a compound helicopter - it had a propeller on the tail. The speed record is for a "classic" single-main-rotor, single-tail-rotor helicopter

Dominos, Flirtey Launch Pizza Drone Delivery Trials
November 17, 2016

Hijack for a pizza? When you don't know the toppings? Might be anchovies!

Internet Of Things To Change Aircraft Design And Manufacture
November 12, 2016

If you have to design something with physical knobs, dials, switches or other devices so that you can control or otherwise interact with it, that puts certain constraints on...

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