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
Airbus Narrows Global Ideas Contest To 100 University Teams 
Intriguing ideas, some of which could have an eventual impact on the aerospace sector, have emerged from universities worldwide where student teams are competing in Airbus’s “Fly Your Ideas” contest.
Lockheed Fiber Laser Disables Truck In Tests 
A 30-kw fiber laser developed by Lockheed Martin has disabled a small truck in field tests of an integrated directed-energy weapon system.
Lockheed Teams With Lidar Maker Burns On DVE Sensors 
Lockheed Martin will collaborate with laser-radar developer H.N. Burns Engineering to develop systems to enable helicopter pilots to fly in degraded visual environments (DVE).
CSeries CS300 First Flight
Bombardier’s first flight-test vehicle for the 135-seat CS300 version of the new CSeries airliner, aircraft FTV7, made its first flight from Mirabel, near Montreal, on Feb 27.
BAE Enters Missile Jammer Export Market With Atircm 
BAE Systems is targeting Boeing CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter operators as initial customers after receiving U.S. government approval to export its laser missile jammer, the ALQ-212 Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures (Atircm) system.
The Week in Technology, March 2-6, 2015 
Protecting helicopters from RPGs; one-piece inlet cuts fan noise; passive radar recognizes intruders; jetpack closer after public offering; unmanned aircraft developments.
Retrofittable Anti-Icing Could Expand UAV Use  1
Spray-on anti-ice coating could extend unmanned-aircraft missions and allow GA aircraft to complete flights more safely.
Bombardier Completes First Flight Of 135-160-Seat CS300 2
In a sign of the increasing maturity of Bombardier’s CSeries airliner, the first test aircraft for the stretched, 135-seat CS300 variant flew for about 5 hours on its first flight from Mirabel, near Montreal, on Feb. 27.
Rockwell Collins Targets Helo Market With Fusion Avionics 
Seeking to extend its Pro Line Fusion avionics line into the helicopter market, Rockwell Collins is broadening the system’s capabilities for a wide range of missions
Piaggio Performs HammerHead First Flight 
Piaggio Aerospace completed the first flight of its first fully configured P.1HH HammerHead unmanned aerial vehicle in December.
Insurers Could Drive Crashworthy Design Of Small UAS 5
The FAA may not plan to certify the airworthiness of small UAS, but manufacturers need to pay attention to crashworthiness.
Rockwell Collins, UND To Expand Testing Of Civil UAS Data Link 
Joint program with University of North Dakota is intended to provide more realistic testing of a command-and-control link for civil unmanned aircraft developed by Rockwell Collins and NASA.
The Week in Technology, Feb. 23-27, 2015 
Japan’s next-gen turbofan research; cubesats use GPS to forecast weather; Predator UAV sees, and avoids; nano-layering makes better metals; UAS to search for Amazon archaeology
 
Blogs
Mar 4, 2015
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1957: Broken Arrow 13

The most capable interceptor of the 1960s might not have been American or Russian, or even British, French or Swedish....More
Mar 2, 2015
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1969: The Concorde's Hopeful First Flight 2

On March 2, 1969, Aviation Week’s Donald Fink was on hand to witness the first flight of the supersonic Anglo-French Concorde in Toulouse, France....More
Mar 1, 2015
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U.S. Spacewalkers Complete Space Station Docking Port Antenna Installations, Cable Extensions 4

"That was an amazing effort," said NASA spacewalker Terry Virts....More
Feb 27, 2015
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NavWeek: Running With the Pac

The general feeling among many of China’s naval neighbors and in U.S. military circles is that China has been turning into a bit of a bully in (re)staking territorial claims in the seas off its coasts....More
Feb 27, 2015
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A400M Faces Production Challenges in 2015

Initially, Airbus was supposed to deliver 22 aircraft to at least four customers this year....More
Feb 27, 2015
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Pilot Report: Flying The Embraer 170 (2003)

Former Editor-in-Chief Dave North wrote pilot reports on more than 120 aircraft during his career at Aviation Week. His visits to Embraer began in 1978, long before the Brazilian company’s privatization and emergence as a powerhouse in regional jets. Here, he recalls his Embraer experiences, culminating in a test flight of the E170....More
Feb 26, 2015
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France's Defense Procurement Agency Saved By Rafale Sale

French exports were up in 2014, but the year ahead brings uncertainty....More
Feb 25, 2015
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Inside The Roc's Lair 18

A rare glimpse of the world's largest aircraft under assembly in Mojave, California...More

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