John Morris

John Morris
Editor-In-Chief,
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.

Articles
Oshkosh Gets Better And Better
Night-time aerobatics, the new Goodyear Zeppelin and the latest Airbus A350 XWB airliner provided just some of the highlights of this year’s shows.
Podcast: Drones Descend on Oshkosh
Aviation Week editors discuss the latest in experimental aircraft
Healthy Mix Of Professionals And Enthusiasts Keeps Oshkosh Relevant 
The annual air show in Wisconsin offers a glimpse of the future, honors the past and serves as a platform for the vibrant general aviation sector.
EAA Airventure Embraces Drones
We’re going to see a lot more of them in the hands of consumers and hobbyists.
F-35A Out in Public at Last
The U.S. Air Force’s latest and stealthiest fighter aircraft, the F-35A Lightning II, appears at its first-ever civilian air show, joined by the F-22 Raptor.
Ehang’s Smartphone-Controlled Ghost Drone Easy To Fly 
Guangzhou, China-based Ehang has developed a lightweight electric quadcopter that uses any Android or iOS smartphone or tablet to control its automated flight profiles.
EAA AirVenture Show Highlights 5
For one week every year, Oshkosh Wittman Field is the busiest airport in the world thanks to EAA AirVenture. This year's highlights include the arrival of the Airbus A350, The Ercoupe and the Beech Starship.
EAA Must Embrace Drones, Pelton Says 
A drone in the Drone Cage symbolizes the tension between the FAA’s control of airspace and those who want to use it for unmanned vehicles.
Arrivals At The Oshkosh Seaplane Base
Tucked away on the western side of Lake Winnebago, the seaplane base couldn’t be in a more idyllic setting.
B-52: Passenger Report 4
This writer, working for Reuters news agency 35 years ago, had bagged a rare flight in an operational B-52. We would “bomb” a bridge, then return home.
Ehang’s Smartphone-controlled Ghost Drone
China-based Ehang has developed a lightweight electric quadcopter measuring 14-in. across that uses any Android or iOS smartphone or tablet to control its automated flight profiles.
EAA Must Embrace Drones, Says Jack Pelton

With thousands of drones already being flown throughout the U.S., unmanned aerial vehicles “are with us here and now” and must be embraced by the Experimental Aviation, says EAA chairman Jack Pelton.

Restored Warbirds At Oshkosh 3
Restored warbirds flock to EAA AirVenture every year. Here are some of the highlights.
Warbirds At Oshkosh – Not What They Seem
Almost indistinguishable from the real thing, scale replicas are becoming ever more realistic. Here are some ‘warbirds’ on display at Oshkosh.
Early Arrivals To Oshkosh 2015 2
A look at some of the early arriving aircraft on display at Oshkosh.
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