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. He was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Aerospace Media Awards.

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
Research Suggests A320 Mission Difficult for Distributed Hybrid-Electric  1
Initial European studies of distributed hybrid-electric propulsion underscores the challenges to making the technology feasible for large passenger aircraft.
Collins To Supply Avionics For NASA’s Low-Boom X-Plane 
Collins Aerospace is to supply avionics for NASA’s X-59A QueSST low-boom supersonic flight demonstrator, now under development by Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works.
The Week In Technology, Jan. 21-26, 2019  1
X-59A cockpit; saltwater biofuel; flow-control wing; F-16s fly biofuel.
Active Flow Control ‘Feasible’ For UCAV Flight 
NATO task group five-year assessment says active flow control can be used to fly a stealthy unmanned combat aircraft, at least for part of a strike mission.
Boom Outlines Noise Goals for Supersonic Airliner 
Boom’s Overture supersonic airliner will be as quiet on takeoff and landing as subsonic aircraft flying similar routes today, the startup says, providing more insight into its efforts to reconcile the high-speed and low-speed requirements for its Mach 2.2 commercial aircraft.
Canada’s Longview Plans To Continue Q400 Production As De Havilland 
Longview Aviation Capital, which has agreed to buy the Q400/Dash 8 program from Bombardier for $300 million, plans to establish a new company in Ontario, called de Havilland Aircraft Co. of Canada, to produce the Q400 and support the in-service Dash 8 regional-turboprop fleet.
Collins To Supply Flight Deck For NASA’s Low-Boom X-Plane 
Collins Aerospace is to supply avionics for NASA’s X-59A QueSST low-boom supersonic flight demonstrator, now under development by Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works.
Collins Supplying Flight Deck For NASA’s Low-Boom X-Plane 
Collins, a unit of United Technologies created in late 2018 by the merger of avionics maker Rockwell Collins and equipment supplier United Technologies Aerospace Systems, will provide flight-deck avionics and an enhanced vision system.
Collins To Supply Flight Deck For NASA’s Low-Boom X-59 
Collins, a unit of United Technologies created in late 2018 by the merger of avionics maker Rockwell Collins and equipment supplier United Technologies Aerospace Systems, will provide flight-deck avionics and an enhanced vision system.
Counter-UAV System Manufacturers Frustrated With Airports’ Inaction 
Following the drone sightings that shut down London Gatwick Airport in December 2018, manufacturers of equipment to counter unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) said the technology is available and expressed frustration that airports and authorities are not being more proactive in meeting the threat.
Airbus Anticipates Commercial Urban Air Service By 2025  2
Airbus’ head of urban air mobility lays out the reasons behind the manufacturers interest in air taxis and its vision for the market.
The Week In Technology, Jan. 14-18, 2019  1
Ampaire’s electric testbed; Airbus demos urban air; Boeing’s shape-shifting SST; Bye secures investment; Flytrex drone delivery expands.
Podcast: Looking Into The Future At SciTech 1
From transonic truss-braced wing designs to learning lessons from Apollo, Graham Warwick and Guy Norris report from this year’s AIAA SciTech conference in San Diego, California.
Boeing Refines Truss-Braced-Wing Airliner Concept  2
Successful wind tunnel tests could potentially clear the concept for further test and development as a full-scale X-plane.
Flytrex Secures Investment To Expand Drone Deliveries 
Israeli drone delivery provider Flytrex has raised $7.5 million in a Series B investment round led by Benhamou Global Ventures.
Comments
Single-person Multicopter Touted As Soldier Transport
December 13, 2018

Their answer is they can use eight motors if redundancy is required - which I am pretty sure would be for manned operation

Hybrid Propulsion Pushing Pace Of Electric Aircraft Development
November 21, 2018

Your are correct. But the aircraft I picked out are full hybrids. Zunum's Turbo Commander flying testbed will fly first with one side only and battery only, then evolve into a...

The Week In Technology—Oct. 22-26, 2018
October 22, 2018

Volocopter flight tests its aircraft unmanned, and flew the 2X unmanned in Dubai. It has not flown passengers autonomously that I am aware.

First Boeing 737 FireLiner Deploys To Fight Australian Wildfires
October 19, 2018

The first aircraft still has its N-number

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