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.

Launch Customer JetSuite Shares Zunum’s Regional Vision 
JetSuiteX’s short-haul flights between secondary cities fit with Zunum’s strategy for revitalizing regional air transport with hybrid-electric propulsion.
Lockheed Loses UH-1N Huey Replacement Protest  1
Sikorsky is “reviewing its options” after the U.S. GAO rejected its pre-contract protest of the U.S. Air Force’s UH-1N Huey replacement program.
Performance-Based Support Boosts F-35 EW Readiness 
BAE Systems has almost completed transitioning support of the F-35’s electronic warfare system to the program’s first performance-based logistics contract.
DARPA’s Hallmark Aims To Give U.S. Better Control Of Space Assets 
Software testbeds developed by Ball Aerospace and BAE Systems are evaluating a new app-based approach to situational awareness and command and control in space.
AVX, Karem Maintain Focus On FVL Opportunities 
Insight into the smaller players in the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator program was provided at the AHS International Forum 74 convention.
JetSuite Is Launch Customer For Zunum’s Hybrid-Electric Regional  7
U.S. scheduled charter operator JetSuite is the launch customer for Zunum Aero’s hybrid-electric regional aircraft, which is scheduled for delivery beginning in 2022.
The Week In Technology, May 21-25, 2018 
Spacecraft software for drones, DARPA’s Gremlins on show, gunship launches drone, AACUS in action, HorseFly drone delivers, and recovery parachute for eVTOLs.
Sikorsky To Deliver First Presidential Helo This Summer 
The two engineering development model test aircraft are now in contractor flight testing at the manufacturer.
Podcast: The Wild Ride at Uber’s Elevate Summit
At its second Elevate Summit in Los Angeles last week, Uber described an ambitious end-state vision for its aerial ridesharing initiative. Guy Norris and Graham Warwick were there for the eye-opening presentation and discuss the challenges to realizing Uber’s vision with Mark Moore, the man behind its plans to fill the skies over the world’s most congested cities with electric VTOL air taxis.
Uber Details Path to Aerial Ridesharing on a Massive Scale  1
Describing its Elevate initiative as a “forcing function” for urban air mobility, Uber is taking on challenges across a wide front. Photo: Uber
U.S. Marines Detail FVL Rotorcraft Requirements 
An advanced rotorcraft that can fit within the same deck space as the H-1 but is fast enough to sprint ahead of the V-22 are among key attributes the USMC is seeking from the planned FVL program.
Marines Take Delivery Of First CH-53K Heavylift Helicopter 
The U.S. Marine Corps has taken delivery of its first Sikorsky CH-53L King Stallion heavylift helicopter.
U.S. Army Details SpecOps Aviation Technology Wish List 
U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command has ID'd 9 key areas where it seeks tech advances to assure a comparative advantage over peer and near-peer foes.
U.S. Army To Test Autonomy-Capable UH-60M Black Hawk 
A U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk is to be converted to full-authority digital flight control under a cooperative research and development agreement with Sikorsky.
Bell’s V-280 Tiltrotor Completes First Cruise Mode Flight 
Bell’s V-280 advanced tiltrotor has flown in cruise mode, with nacelles horizontal, finishing the transition from vertical to forward flight for the 1st time.
Lindbergh Cruises Into Electric VTOL Air Taxi Market
December 7, 2017

Ready the story again. It is designed for flights of 20-40 min and can make multiple flights without refueling. Battery-powered eVTOLs will fly similar distances and need...

FAA-Funded Drone Collision Study Could Widen
December 1, 2017

Because of time, funding and difficulty reaching agreement with the engine manufacturers, the Assure team only did a limited evaluation of impact severity on a generic fan and...

FAA Study: Drones More Dangerous Than Birds
November 29, 2017

Some were arguing otherwise, so now it is “official”. There are two officially investigated dronestrikes that we know about, but birds have been around a bit longer than UAVs...

Electric X-Plane Nears Crucial Battery Test
November 1, 2017

The principal goal of the X-57 program is research into the integration of electric propulsion with the airframe aerodynamics. The first and necessary step is electrification...

Airlines Praise C Series Performance, Manage Early Issues
October 23, 2017

My colleagues tell me "Classic" applies from the 737-100 through to the -500. Air Baltic operates 737-300s and -500s, so these are the "Classics" to which the Series is being...

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