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.

C-17 Flight Tests Show Aft-Body Drag Reductions 
Even a 1% fuel savings on the C-17 would save the Pentagon millions of dollars annually.
Stratolaunch Mothership Rolls Out  9
The Stratolaunch satellite launching aircraft is set to begin fuel-system testing, on track for its first launch demonstration in 2019.
Airbus Pursues Transformative Path  4
Led by CEO Tom Enders, Airbus embarks on digital and technological transformation that include hybrid and electronic technologies, new manufacturing methods.
BVLOS Drones Share Airspace In NASA UTM Test 
The campaign involved test sites in Alaska, New York, Nevada, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia.
BVLOS Drones Share Airspace In NASA-Led Test 
The campaign involved test sites in Alaska, New York, Nevada, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia.
Truck-Maker Sees Simple, Practical Route To Electric VTOL 
Workhorse parlays developing a hybrid-electric truck prototype for the U.S. Postal Service into a bid for the emerging VTOL air taxi market.
Vortex Control Targets Drag-Reducing Finlets At 737NGs  2
Certification of VCT’s aft-body drag-reducing devices is planned on the 737NG family following the company’s positive flight-test results on the C-130 and C-17.
FAA May Turn To Congress In Drone-Registration Fight 
A U.S. District Court struck down the FAA's requirement to register recreational drones. The FAA is considering its next move.
The Week In Technology, June 5-9, 2017  6
Truck-maker goes eVTOL; NASA’s twisting flaps; Energy kite flies; Stratolaunch rolls out.
Innovative Players On European Horizon
Small, innovative European companies models are making inroads into the aerospace market from windows that are touchscreens to electric aircraft.
Innovative Companies On The Horizon In Europe 
Small European companies with innovative technologies and business models are making inroads into the global aerospace market.
Satellite Launching Aircraft To Begin Ground Testing  1
With a record wingspan of 385 ft., the Stratolaunch satellite launching aircraft has rolled out of the assembly hangar at Mojave, California, to begin ground testing.
Electric Truck Maker Workhorse Enters eVTOL Race 
Electric truck manufacturer Workhorse will unveil a hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft at the Paris Air Show.
Electric Truck Maker Enters eVTOL Race With SureFly 
Electric truck manufacturer Workhorse will unveil a hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft at the Paris Air Show.
Industry Welcomes Senate Bill To Harmonize Local Drone Rules 
Airspace services provider AirMap says the Drone Federalism Act would help industry by harmonizing and limiting state and local rules restricting unmanned aircraft operations below 200 ft.
Drag-Reducing Microvanes Finally Make It To The C-130 Hercules Fleet
May 31, 2017

The microvanes work for all models of Hercules. It just happens the first customer has C-130Js. Hence the reference to the T56 engine.

FAA Ponders Next Move In Small-UAS Battle
May 25, 2017

As the story makes clear, 0.55lb is the minimum weight for registration - 55lb is the maximum weight allowed

And the FAA registration site may still be working, as the...

Is There A Commercial Market For Large Unmanned Aircraft?
May 22, 2017

The aircraft in the picture is the AeroVironment Pathfinder, and was unmanned

Major Aerospace Players Target Commercial UAS Services
May 11, 2017

Next door, then. Thanks for alerting me to my mistake. We will correct.

No idea where I got Sydney from. That's in New Zealand, yes?

Industry, Regulators Edge Closer To Beyond Line Of Sight UAS
May 9, 2017

BVLOS is beyond line of sight of the drone OPERATOR. BNSF was approved to fly longer missions because it already has its own robust communications system all along the rail...

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