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.

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.
Pentagon To Finalize Long-Range Development Plan By Mid-year 
To address new and emerging threats, the Defense Department is finalizing its long-range research and development plan, focusing on technologies that are flexible and will not pose procurement and cost issues.
2015 Business Jet Delivery Forecast

Aviation Week & Space Technology’s Aerospace & Defense 2015 issue presents delivery forecasts for a range of industry sectors, including business jets. Those charts are presented here.

Arming New Platforms Will Push Up Value Of Missiles Market 2
Despite budget crunch, the U.S. is eyeing a redesigned kill vehicle and Pacific radar for homeland missile defense.
The Week in Technology, Jan. 5-9, 2015 
Boeing supports hybrid-electric flight tests; Europe eyes unmanned maritime surveillance; Isaac robot advances composites; budget hike for NASA Aeronautics; electrical accumulator boosts power-by-wire.
Active Sidestick Controls Make Commercial Debut 12
Improved crew awareness provided by active sidesticks could spell the end for conventional pilot controls.
Northrop Delivers AESA Radar For Taiwan F-16 Upgrade  2
Northrop Grumman aims for production readiness with first development of the APG-83 active, electronically scanned array radar delivered to Lockheed Martin as an F-16 upgrade.
Key Points To Keep An Eye On In 2015 4
Myriad factors, including geopolitical tensions, a cluster of commercial space setbacks, global airspace safety and programmatic blows mean that 2015 could prove tricky for all aerospace sectors.
Large-Cabin Aircraft To Dominate Business Jet Sales
Business aircraft manufacturers finding that size matters, as offering multiple mid- and large-size cabin models is critical to success as market rebounds.
Space in 2014 1
From the lows of the SpaceShipTwo fatal crash and Antares lift-off explosion to the high of Europe’s Rosetta comet-rendezvous and landing mission, 2014 was an eventful year for the space industry.
Jan 29, 2015

Supersonic Scoop (1947)

Aviation Week scored one of the biggest aerospace scoops of the 20th century when on December 22, 1947, it revealed that the fabled sound barrier had been broken by U.S. Air Force Capt. Charles ‘Chuck’ Yeager in the Bell XS-1....More
Jan 26, 2015

New Photos: Chilled Lightning 5

F-35 begins extreme climate testing....More
Jan 26, 2015

Boeing 777 -- Unveiling A Design Classic (1990) 3

No matter how you gauge the success of Boeing’s 777, whether in terms of sales, profitability, safety, versatility, longevity or derivatives, few can argue the remarkable impact the twinjet has made on the industry since entering service almost 20 years ago....More
Jan 23, 2015

When Lockheed Martin Won The JSF Award (2001) 18

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

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