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
Take Two For Hypersonic Combined-Cycle Propulsion 
Never an agency to be deterred by past failure, DARPA las launched another attempt to demonstrate a turbine-based combined-cycle engine capable of powering an aircraft from zero airspeed to Mach 6 and back.
Darpa Tries Again For Mach 0-6 Engine Demo 
Citing advances in modeling and manufacturing, Darpa is to try again to demonstrate a turbine-based combined-cycle (TBCC) engine that can operate from zero airspeed to beyond Mach 5, to power future air-breathing reusable hypersonic vehicles.
Twist Adaptation Makes Active Rotor Look Attractive  3
Boeing has tested an approach to active helicopter rotors it says avoids the performance-sapping drawbacks of previous designs.
Quebec Agreement Keeps C Series Relaunch On Track 
The elements of Bombardier’s relaunch of the C Series program are falling into place, as the manufacturer prepares to deliver the first aircraft to launch customer Swiss International Air Lines on June 29.
DARPA's VTOL X-Plane Designs In Detail  6
The companies that lost out to Aurora Flight Sciences to build DARPA’s high-speed VTOL demonstrator have taken the wraps off their competing designs.
The Week In Technology, June 27-July 1, 2016 
Flirtey delivers ship-to-shore; Special forces plan laser gunship; FAA wants advanced controls for GA; Obama backs sensors for advanced manufacturing.
Bombardier CEO: We Will Continue To Develop New Programs  9
Bombardier’s Alain Bellemare talks to Aviation Week about the progress made since he became CEO in February 2015.
Podcast: Solar Impulse 2’s Fuel-Free Atlantic Crossing
After Solar Impulse 2's 70-hr. solar-powered crossing of the Atlantic, we look at the flight itself and the wider significance of the Swiss group's attempt to fly around the world without using fuel. Talking are EIC Joe Anselmo, managing editor for technology Graham Warwick and our new French correspondent Thierry Dubois, who interviewed Si2's solo pilot Bertrand Piccard by satellite while he was over the Atlantic.
Small UAS Rule Welcomed; What’s Next, FAA? 

Long-delayed, completion of the FAA’s first rules for commercial operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, has been welcomed by industry.

FAA Light Sport Aircraft Waiver Clears Way For Transition Flying Car  31
The benefit of automotive safety features in general aviation have persuaded the FAA to grant Terrafugia a waiver of weight and stall-speed limits so it can self-certify its Transition flying car as a light sport aircraft.
FAA Accepts Auto Safety Features Can Benefit General Aviation  1
The benefit of automotive safety features to general aviation persuades the FAA to grant Terrafugia a waiver of weight and stall-speed limits.
X-plane's Return Challenges NASA To Be Creative  18
Reluctance by lawmakers to embrace the value of X-planes to U.S. industry has NASA coming up with creative approaches
Industry Wants FAA To Build Quickly On Small UAS Rule  1
Long in the making, the FAA’s final rule for commercial operation of small unmanned aircraft, or drones, gets the thumbs up, but industry is already impatient for the next set of capabilities.
JAXA Institutes Management Reforms After ASTRO-H Loss 
The breakup of Japan’s ASTRO-H X-ray astronomy satellite in orbit has been blamed on project management processes at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Sciences (ISAS).
Small UAS Rule Welcomed; What’s Next, FAA? 

Long-delayed, completion of the FAA’s first rules for commercial operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, has been welcomed by industry.

Comments
FAA Light Sport Aircraft Waiver Clears Way For Transition Flying Car
June 28, 2016

This is not true of every flying car concept, but in the Transition's case it is intended as a roadable aircraft - driving is secondary to flying and a way to increase the...

Bombardier CEO: We Will Continue To Develop New Programs
June 25, 2016

Er, then how do you explain this headline from Bombardier's own press release?

Bombardier Announces a Definitive Agreement for the Sale of its Amphibious Aircraft...

The Week In Technology, June 20-24, 2016
June 22, 2016

The X-57 goal is expresses as the reduction in energy used at the cruise point version the original P2006T. The objective is a 5 times reduction (to 20%). The threshold is a 3...

Aviation Week At 100: How The Helicopter Has Developed
June 17, 2016

The CL-84 was a tilt-wing, which is a different class of VTOL aircraft.

To avoid opening an enclosure of invertebrates, I tried to stick with rotorcraft configurations...

The Week In Technology, May 23-27, 2016
May 24, 2016

The claims are Lilium's, and Dean Sigler at the CAFE Foundation blog asks a pertinent question in his post "Where Does Lilium Hide the Batteries?" - 600kg is the gross-weight...

 

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