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.

VistaJet Group Buys XOJet, Will Boost U.S. Growth 
Losing no time since launching a holding company two weeks ago as a vehicle for future expansion, VistaJet’s founder Thomas Flohr has engineered the acquisition of XOJet, the leading on demand private aviation platform in North America with a fleet of 43 owned and branded super-mid-size business jets.
EAA AirVenture Spotlights Electric Flight Innovations 
Emerging technologies that will affect general aviation and the future development of urban transportation were highlighted at Oshkosh this year.
EAA AirVenture 2018 Sets Records 1
More than 10,000 aircraft arrived at Wittman Regional and other airports in east-central Wisconsin for this year's show.
EAA AirVenture Fuels Debate Over Electric Flight  6
The EAA AirVenture event spotlighted emerging technologies that will affect not just general aviation but also the future development of urban transportation.
Airshow Favorites at AirVenture 2018
Many of America’s—and the world’s—best airshow performers can be seen at Oshkosh, as well as hundreds of ex-military aircraft now in private hands.
Drones Make History at EAA AirVenture
EAA AirVenture made history when no fewer than 60 drones took to the air for a synchronized light show that lasted nearly 15 min.
World War I Centennial 1
World War I—called "The War To End All Wars"—stopped 100 years ago. During the four years it raged, airplanes came of age as combat machines.
Highlights From EAA AirVenture 2018
EAA AirVenture always brings forth the weird and the wonderful, as well as the awe-inspiring and the seemingly insane. This year was no exception.
Fighters And Bombers Descend On Oshkosh
Fighters and bombers from all theaters gather at Oshkosh every year in what must be the world’s largest gathering of ex-military aircraft in civilian hands.
British Warbirds Mark Low-Key RAF Centennial
The RAF was represented by the EAA Museum’s non-flying Mosquito and Pitcairn Autogyro, a smattering of Chipmunks on the flight line, a Canadian Tiger Moth and several T-6 trainers and Harvards in RAF and RCAF colors.
Testing Begins On Second GE Catalyst Turboprop 
Performance of the world’s most “printed engine”—GE’s new Catalyst advanced turboprop—is on target or better as certification testing gets underway.
P-51 Fighters Flock To EAA AirVenture
P-51s of various models can be seen here, from the early “cabin” version to the ubiquitous bubble-canopied P-51D.
Testing Begins on Second GE Catalyst Turboprop
GE’s new Catalyst advanced turboprop uses additive manufacturing to replace 855 normally made parts with just 12 “printed” components.
Piaggio Ramps Up EVO Production, Accelerates Comeback 
Piaggio's confidence is one reason behind the new sales, says CEO Renato Vaghi. A firmer market, rising fuel prices and a customer outreach program also help.
Piaggio Accelerates Its Comeback
Piaggio's confidence is one reason behind the new sales, says CEO Renato Vaghi. A firmer market, rising fuel prices and a customer outreach program also help.
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