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.

Inmarsat Launches Sat Communications for UAVs 
Inmarsat has launched a satellite communications service for unmanned aircraft using a small terminal developed by Cobham Satcom.
Inmarsat Launches Satellite Communications for UAS
Inmarsat has launched a satellite communications service for unmanned aircraft using a small terminal developed by Cobham Satcom.
Inmarsat Launches Satcom Service For UAVs 
Inmarsat has launched a satellite communications service for unmanned aircraft using a small terminal developed by Cobham Satcom.
NASA Says Airframe Integration Key To Hybrid-Electric Regionals  2
NASA transformed the ATR 42-500 in a design exercise to show how careful integration of propulsion and airframe can overcome the limitations of electric propulsion and unlock its benefits.
The Week In Technology, June 19-25, 2017 
Boom’s Baby advances; Full-scale wind tunnel damaged; Delair drones get government nod; Embry-Riddle UAS to fly into the unknown.
Textron’s NightWarden Emerges from Shadow 1
Unveiled by Textron Systems at the Paris Air Show, the NightWarden is a new Group 3 tactical unmanned aircraft system designed to offer capabilities found in larger, more expensive Group 4 medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS.
Workhorse Enters eVTOL Race
Electric-drive truck manufacturer Workhorse will unveil a hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft at the Paris Air Show
Damage Shuts Down NFAC Full-Scale Wind Tunnel 
The largest wind tunnel in the world has been damaged and shut down after wall panels detached and struck the drive fans on June 9.
Airbus A3 Shows Reconfigurable Cabin Benefits  6
Airbus’s Silicon Valley outpost says its studies show modular, reconfigurable cabins can increase airline revenue and passenger comfort.
Insitu, Textron Retain Socom And U.S. Navy UAS Services Work 
After significant delays, the Pentagon has awarded umbrella contracts potentially worth more than $2 billion in total to continue the provision of unmanned aircraft services to deployed forces.
New Aircraft On Display At The Paris Air Show 14
With a number of first appearances and first aerial displays on tap, the 2017 Paris Air Show promises to be eventful.
NASA’s Electric X-Plane Makes Progress Despite Challenges  2
The battery system proves the biggest challenge in developing an electric propulsion demonstrator, but other aspects of the X-57 Maxwell are making good progress.
NASA’s Slower X-Plane Pace Could Have An Impact On Industry  6
NASA’s lower aeronautics budget for fiscal 2108 keeps X-plane plans alive, but pushes a key subsonic-airliner demonstrator out to the mid-2020s.
Podcast: Programs To Watch At Paris Air Show 1
There is a lot of intriguing activity in the aerospace industry than is not be apparent at first look.
The Week In Technology, June 12-16, 2017  2
NASA advances UTM; Airbus details E-Fan-X; NASA issues draft RFP for supersonic X-plane; C-17 drag reduction; counter-UAS test site.
Drag-Reducing Microvanes Finally Make It To The C-130 Hercules Fleet
May 31, 2017

The microvanes work for all models of Hercules. It just happens the first customer has C-130Js. Hence the reference to the T56 engine.

FAA Ponders Next Move In Small-UAS Battle
May 25, 2017

As the story makes clear, 0.55lb is the minimum weight for registration - 55lb is the maximum weight allowed

And the FAA registration site may still be working, as the...

Is There A Commercial Market For Large Unmanned Aircraft?
May 22, 2017

The aircraft in the picture is the AeroVironment Pathfinder, and was unmanned

Major Aerospace Players Target Commercial UAS Services
May 11, 2017

Next door, then. Thanks for alerting me to my mistake. We will correct.

No idea where I got Sydney from. That's in New Zealand, yes?

Industry, Regulators Edge Closer To Beyond Line Of Sight UAS
May 9, 2017

BVLOS is beyond line of sight of the drone OPERATOR. BNSF was approved to fly longer missions because it already has its own robust communications system all along the rail...

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