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
UAV-Carrying Land Rover Heads For Red Cross Trials 
Austrian Red Cross emergency response teams are to test a UAV-equipped communications vehicle developed by Jaguar Land Rover under Project Hero.
Podcast: Satellite 2017 — The Wild West in Space 1
Blue Origin’s New Glenn is one among many launch companies that will lend a hand to companies eager to send spacecraft into orbit in a market where technological change can be faster than the pace of production. Listen in as our editors discuss the key takeaways from this week's Satellite 2017 conference in Washington, D.C.
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Retrofittable Cockpit Laser Protection Backed By Airbus 
Airbus has teamed up with a Canadian company to commercialize a laser protection film for cockpit windscreens.
UAV Maker DJI Wants Lowest-Risk Weight Limit Raised 
Leading consumer UAV manufacturer DJI is pushing for a higher weight limit of 2.2 kg (4.8 lb.) below which small unmanned aircraft systems are considered relatively harmless and do not require registration and are only lightly regulated.
UAV Maker DJI Wants Lowest-Risk Weight Limit Increased 
Leading consumer UAV manufacturer DJI is pushing for a higher weight limit of 2.2 kg (4.8 lb.) below which small unmanned aircraft systems are considered relatively harmless and do not require registration and are only lightly regulated.
Mooring-Line Issue Led To Airlander’s Heavy Landing 
Hybrid Air Vehicles has made design changes to the Airlander 10, including the ability to recover the mooring line after release, following the heavy landing at the end of the hybrid airship’s second flight in August 2016.
Airlander’s Heavy Landing Caused By Line 
Hybrid Air Vehicles has made design changes to the Airlander 10, including the ability to recover the mooring line after release, following the heavy landing at the end of the hybrid airship’s second flight in August 2016.
Drop-in 100% Biofuel Nears U.S. Navy Certification 
The U.S. Navy is finishing up testing of a 100% biofuel aimed a certifying the alternative to petroleum-based JP-5 jet fuel for use across all its fleets of turbine-powered aircraft.
A Drone You Can Eat Promises Faster Humanitarian Relief  5
UK startup Windhorse is designing a one-way drone to deliver food and medicine to disaster areas while keeping relief aircraft safe from hostile action and preventing technology falling into enemy hands.
USAF Approves New Operationally Responsive Sat 
The ORS-8 satellite, approved in February, is planned for launch in 2020-21.
Aveillant Supplies Radars For French Airport Counter-UAV Pilot 
UK company Aveillant is to supply radars to French air navigation services provider DSNA for use in a pilot program to counter small UAVs in a complex airport environment.
Aveillant Supplying French Airport Counter-UAV Radar 
UK company Aveillant is to supply radars to French air navigation services provider DSNA for use in a pilot program to counter small UAVs in a complex airport environment.
XTI’s TriFan VTOL Goes Hybrid With Bye Aerospace  15
Proposed ducted-fan vertical-takeoff-and-landing business aircraft switches to hybrid-electric propulsion to reduce cost and attract investment.
XTI, Bye Aerospace To Make VTOL TriFan Hybrid Electric Aircraft 
Startup XTI Aircraft has switched to hybrid-electric propulsion for its planned TriFan 600 ducted-fan vertical-takeoff-and-landing business aircraft.
Bye Aerospace, XTI To Make VTOL TriFan Hybrid Electric Aircraft 
Startup XTI Aircraft has switched to hybrid-electric propulsion for its planned TriFan 600 ducted-fan vertical-takeoff-and-landing business aircraft.
Comments
Airbus Intensifies Work On Urban VTOL Air Transport
March 15, 2017

Blame the digital age. The Pop.Up article was an online story. This one is a print column, brought to you digitally first. And brace yourself, because I have more detail to...

It’s From Airbus, It Flies, But It’s Not a Plane
March 8, 2017

It disappoints me when ideas are dismissed and not critiqued. So I will start:

Ehang - I doubt the vehicle can be certified to carry people over people as designed. But...

XTI’s TriFan VTOL Goes Hybrid With Bye Aerospace
March 8, 2017

Thanks for pointing out the error. It will be corrected. It should read "for vertical and forward flight".

UPS Tests Truck-Launched Drone Delivery With Workhorse
February 27, 2017

The video is unedited B-roll, with multiple viewpoints for the media to choose between. I felt it provided more technical detail for our audience

Engine Structures Next Target For OPM’s 3-D-Printed Composites
February 17, 2017

Go to MIT's news website and read the January story about creating one of the lightest and strongest materials by 3D-printing graphene...

news.mit.edu/2017/3-d-graphene...

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