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.

USAF Selects Lead Programs For ‘Digital Twin’ Initiative 
U.S. Air Force makes an effort to regain its technical understanding of complex systems during acquisition as a way to reduce program costs and risks.
Aurora Claims Endurance Record For Orion UAS 2
Efficient aerodynamics and engines keep unmanned aircraft demonstrator aloft for 80 hr. and could slash operating costs for medium-altitude UAS.
ONR Funds Unmanned-Aircraft ASW Targeting For P-8 
The U.S. Navy is coming to grips with how to conduct anti-submarine warfare (ASW) from high altitude as it transitions from the turboprop Lockheed P-3C Orion to the Boeing P-8A Poseidon, a derivative of the 737 commercial airliner.
Aurora’s Orion Sets 80-hr. Flight Record For UAS 
Aurora Flight Sciences has filed for a world endurance record following an 80-hr. flight last month by its Orion unmanned aircraft system (UAS). This compares directly with the record of 30.4 hr. set by the Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk in 2001.
The Week in Technology, Jan. 19-23, 2015  2
Single-pilot commercial operations coming; advanced composites institute formed; unmanned news-gathering moves closer; agile manufacturing for ISR; near-zero-power sensors.
Dassault Systemes Software Platform Targets Supply Base 
New design tools are intended to help suppliers work with multiple manufacturers in a globalized aerospace industry.
Raytheon’s Retrofit AESA For Hornets Ready To Field In 2019 
Flight tested in the company’s Boeing 727 test bed, the APG-79(V)X has a slightly smaller antenna to match the volume, power and cooling available in earlier F/A-18 Hornets now equipped with Raytheon’s APG-65 and APG-73 mechanically scanned radars.
Europe’s Clean Sky Advances Helicopter Engine, Rotor Technologies 
Green Rotorcraft program is testing fuel-saving diesel-cycle engine, advanced blades and electric tailrotor.
Darpa Plans ‘Sleeper’ Near Zero Power Sensor Demo 
Pre-placed sensors that can lie dormant for years, using virtually no power until they detect a signal of interest and wake up, are to be demonstrated under a new Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program.
AFRL Plans Affordable, Reconfigurable ISR Pod Demo 
The U.S. Air Force wants to apply advanced manufacturing to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) to design and build systems that can be reconfigured quickly and produced affordably, even at low volume.
NASA Lines Up UAS Traffic Management Experiments 
NASA is moving quickly to develop a system to enable safe and efficient operation of civil unmanned aircraft systems at low altitudes outside controlled airspace.
Truss-Braced Wing Shows Promise In Boeing And NASA Tests  8
Reduced uncertainty about weight keeps long-span, low-drag wing in the running for fuel-saving airliner designs.
Terrafugia’s Roadable Aircraft Faces Weight Hurdle 15
Meeting aviation and highway safety requirements in one vehicle proves more challenging than designers anticipated.
The Week in Tech, Jan. 12-16, 2015 
From the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ SciTech 2015 conference in Orlando: NASA’s new research priorities; unmanned aircraft: unmanned airspace.
Podcast: The Future of Aerospace
Aviation Week editors Graham Warwick and Guy Norris discuss with Joe Anselmo what the future looks like from the annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics conference.
Jan 26, 2015

New Photos: Chilled Lightning 1

F-35 begins extreme climate testing....More
Jan 23, 2015

When Lockheed Martin Won The JSF Award (2001) 13

During its nearly 100 years of coverage, Aviation Week & Space Technology has covered many controversial programs. Perhaps none has been as big in terms of sheer value and global reach as the nine-nation, stealthy F-35 fighter project....More
Jan 22, 2015

10 Things To Watch In The 2016 Budget Request

Six years into his presidency, President Barack Obama is planning to finally submit his budget request to Congress on time—meaning the week of Feb. 2 this year....More
Jan 21, 2015

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Finds Icy Ceres Cratered 2

"We know so much about the solar system and yet so little about dwarf planet Ceres," said Marc Rayman, Dawn's mission manager. "Now, Dawn is ready to change that."...More
Jan 21, 2015

Peru Goes Dutch For SAR Helicopters

Peru will buy three used AB-412 search and rescue (SAR) helicopters from the Netherlands, Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert informed parliament Jan. 19....More
Jan 20, 2015

Belgian Army Patrols City Streets

It was not a long weekend like it was in the States, but I felt the presence of the Belgian army on the streets of Brussels Jan. 17 when I saw a Light Multirole Vehicle bristling with antennas turn the corner on Rue Royale and drive past the parliament....More
Jan 20, 2015

RNLAF F-35s Go To Edwards Air Force Base

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s flew to Edwards Air Force Base Jan. 16 for the operational test and evaluation phase....More
Jan 20, 2015

The Case Of The Missing F-117 Parts (2001) 1

How AW&ST found out what had happened to the remains of a shot-down F-117....More

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