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.

CSeries Testing Ramps Up 
Bombardier’s CSeries test fleet is rebuilding momentum and will soon be joined by the first aircraft to be configured with a full interior, marking two welcome developments for the hard-pressed Canadian manufacturer and its engine supplier, Pratt & Whitney.
Aurora Hints At Advanced Designs For Darpa Programs 
With Pentagon research and technology spending coming under budget pressure, companies are increasingly protecting any competitive advantage by staying mum about their advanced programs.
Raytheon Takes 3DELRR In Third Major Gallium Nitride Win 
The contract is Raytheon's third major program win in 18 months to feature gallium nitride (GaN) power electronics.
Northrop Applies Fire Scout Lessons To Darpa Tern Sea-Based UAS 
Northrop Grumman is not revealing its concept for a sea-based long-endurance unmanned aircraft, but says its work under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (Darpa) Tern program will build on lessons learned operating its MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned helicopter from small-deck ships.
New Engine For ScanEagle To Increase Power, Reliability 
Insitu is bench-testing a clean-sheet engine developed by Perth, Australia-based Orbital for the ScanEagle UAV aimed at providing higher reliability, greater power and increased electrical-generation capacity.
Sikorsky Talks To Customers About Potential Raider Applications 4
The manufacturer wants to redefine rotorcraft with a configuration that offers higher speed, maneuverability and hover performance, but retains the helicopter’s defining low-speed agility while enabling unique flight characteristics.
Don’t Forget Booster In Designing Hypersonic Weapons 7
A significant number of attempts to fly at hypersonic speed have failed—not due to the advanced airframe or propulsion technology being tested, but because of the rocket booster needed to reach that speed.
Sikorsky Keeps Focus On U.S. Army AAS As Raider Rolls Out 
This is a key step toward the 32,000-lb. SB-1 Defiant being built by Sikorsky and Boeing to fly in 2017 under the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi Role (JMR) advanced medium-utility rotorcraft technology demonstration.
Gallery: Sikorsky Reveals New S-97 Raider 4
Sikorsky unveiled the first of two industry-funded S-97 Raider high-speed armed scout helicopter prototypes in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Oct 2. It is due to fly by year-end.
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