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
Military Aircraft In 2014 3
From the combat debut of the F-22 and a congressional block on retiring the A-10 to milestones and setbacks for the F-35 program, here are some of the key military-aircraft events in 2014.
Engines in 2014 9
From engine troubles that kept key commercial and military aircraft test programs on the ground to the production debut of a new U.S. turbofan maker, here are some key events in the propulsion industry in 2014.
Tanker/Transport: Non-U.S. Suppliers Take More Of Market 
The tanker/transport market is shifting with the availability of competitive alternatives outside of the U.S. increasing worldwide.
Defense & Space Technologies To Watch

Where is the next technological edge in defense to be found? Is it in autonomous aircraft, fast rotorcraft, responsive launchers, brain-inspired computers or somewhere else?

 

 
Civil Aviation Technologies To Watch
The sheer number and diversity of vehicles with which civil aviation will be sharing airspace has helped spur technologies, especially those that are efficiency-related
Podcast: Aerospace and Defense in 2015
Aviation Week editors discuss what they expect in the year to come and what genuinely surprised them in 2014.
Darpa Making Plans For ‘Small, Fast, Autonomous’ UAVs 
Raising the prospect of small unmanned aircraft zipping around inside buildings, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) is to brief industry Jan. 6 on plans for the Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program.
Technologies Promise Better Satellites—Smaller, Cheaper and Faster 
Additive manufacturing and electric propulsion are among the new technologies promising improved satellite performance with lower costs.
Civil Technologies To Watch 
The sheer number and diversity of vehicles with which civil aviation will be sharing airspace has helped spur technologies, especially those that are efficiency-related.
China Poised To Become Biggest Buyer Of Unmanned Aircraft 
UAS needs are shifting, and it seems like Asia is picking up the slack; agricultural and industry needs are likely to drive civil growth in the U.S. and elsewhere.
South Korea Mulls Lockheed Martin Upgrade Of F-16s 

BEIJING—South Korea is checking whether it can satisfactorily contract Lockheed Martin to modernize most of its F-16s, following rejection of the price that the U.S. government put on an upgrade that was to have been done by BAE Systems.

The defense ministry’s Defense Acquisition Program Agency says it has asked for a U.S. government quote for a price for a Lockheed Martin upgrade and will decide how to proceed once it gets a response.

Karem To Advance Tiltrotor Design For Darpa VTOL X-Plane 
Karem Aircraft is to continue work on an unmanned version of its Optimum Speed Tilt Rotor (OSTR) concept under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) program to develop a vertical-takeoff-and-landing experimental aircraft (VTOL X-Plane).
Darpa Making Plans For ‘Small, Fast, Autonomous’ UAVs 
Raising the prospect of small unmanned aircraft zipping around inside buildings, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) is to brief industry Jan. 6 on plans for the Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program.
How Dzyne’s Experience Shaped Mooney’s New M10 Light Aircraft 1
Mooney International turned to Dzyne Technologies when it wanted to design its first all-new light aircraft in decades, the M10, and do it behind closed doors.
 
Blogs
Dec 23, 2014
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Europeans Plan Joint Tanker Transport Fleet 1

The Netherlands, Norway and Poland are preparing negotiations with Airbus Military and Space on the acquisition of a joint fleet of four Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft....More
Dec 22, 2014
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Dec 18, 2014
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Fly to Cuba?

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