John Morris

John Morris
Aviation Week ShowNews

John has led Aviation Week's ShowNews, the best-read daily news magazine of aerospace trade shows, for nearly two decades. His background in business journalism before joining Aviation Week includes stints at Reuters, the American Banker daily banking newspaper and as business news editor at the Milwaukee Journal and the Cincinnati Enquirer.
A lifelong aviation enthusiast, John has been a private pilot for 34 years and won an award at EAA Oshkosh for his restoration of a vintage British Auster army spotter aircraft. He is currently building a 1920s Staaken Flitzer biplane from plans. John attended his first Farnborough Air Show in 1952, when just eight months old.

Airbus E-Fan Goes Hybrid 
Airbus Group Innovations has flown its E-fan proof-of-concept electric aircraft with hybrid propulsion, adding an internal-combustion engine as a range extender.
Kit-Built Aircraft Could Lead China General Aviation Boom 
Just as public enthusiasm for unmanned aircraft systems forced the U.S. to draw up new rules for drones, so China’s civil aviation authorities will be forced to embrace general aviation (GA) as people take to the skies illegally.
A Nose For Art
Combat crews often personalized their aircraft during World War II with nose art that featured their loved ones, their aggressive intentions, or their dreams and aspirations. Some good examples can be seen here at Oshkosh.
Oskhosh Air Show is Full of Surprises 1
The world’s best, and sometimes the world’s biggest, perform during the week at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
Warbirds Flock To Oshkosh 6
Hundreds of ex-military warbirds flock to Oshkosh every year, ranging from small training and liaison aircraft to fighters, mighty bombers and jets.
Intergalactic Embraer Phenom 100 Turning Heads At Oshkosh 1
The intergalactic Embraer Phenom 100 turning all heads at Oshkosh has a mission that is very much down to Earth.
Martin Mars Dwarfs The Seaplane Base At Oshkosh 7
Flying boats and seaplanes of many types come to Oshkosh 2016, but none are bigger than the Martin Mars.
Among The Oshkosh Stars 5

Weather delayed many arrivals but some of the exhibiting aircraft arrived early at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016.

New To Oshkosh 3
See new aircraft, companies and news at featured Oshkosh 2016.
Oshkosh Winner Makes Farnborough Debut 2
A 64-year old historic, Oshkosh-award-winning British Auster originally restored by the editor of Aviation Week ShowNews appeared in the static display at the Farnborough Airshow.
GE Turns Big Data Into Personal Healthcare For Engines
General Electric has set out to become the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming itself by using Big Data to shape everything from the way it makes things to supporting customers in the field.
GE Pushes Military Engines Technology
GE Aviation’s win of a US$1 billion contract to develop a sixth-generation variable-cycle fighter engine is seen as a crucial next step in the future of its $3.7 billion military engines business.
GE Sees An Electrifying Future
It’s been a unique and remarkable decade for aerospace, says GE Aviation president and CEO David Joyce. Unprecedented investment and transformational advances in technology, materials and manufacturing have resulted in new aircraft, new engines, record backlogs and a new supply chain.
Pratt & Whitney 'Is Back' 6
Aviation Week, ATW and Show News editors compare impressions from the first joint Pratt & Whitney and United Technologies Aerospace Systems media day.
Deer Jet to Operate VVIP 787 for China As It Grows 
Chinese business aviation company Deer Jet will operate the VVIP Boeing 787 Dreamliner when it arrives in Hong Kong in July.

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