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.

Comlux Expands to Win Greater Market Share

Comlux America, the Indianapolis-based completion and services center of the Comlux Group, is expanding its capabilities as a strategy to weather a slowdown in the VVIP single-aisle-aircraft-completions market.

P&WC Launches Most Powerful PT6 Turboprop
Having developed the 867-shp PT6-140 turboprop engine for the Cessna Caravan, Pratt & Whitney Canada has unveiled a Dash A version with a twin, bifurcated exhaust that will suit it to many other potential applications.
Lufthansa Technik Wins Royal Jet BBJs

Lufthansa Technik has been selected by Royal Jet to complete two Boeing 737-700 BBJ VIP aircraft as the Abu Dhabi-based private charter company expands its fleet.

Inairvation Wins First Customer, Launches Retrofits

Activity has picked up at Inairvation as it wins supersonic business jet designer Aerion as its first customer for integrated cabins, and names three partners to offer complete integrated cabin retrofits for Bombardier Global Express/5000/6000 aircraft.

Gulfstream Executes While Eyeing New Aircraft Models

Is there a new Gulfstream in the works, even as the company works full speed ahead to bring the 500 and 600 to fruition?

Yes, says Jetcraft, a leading consultancy in international business aircraft sales, marketing and ownership strategies. It describes a void in a market segment where Gulfstream previously offered the G350 (a scaled-down Gulfstream 450) that likely points to an incoming new model.

Shanghai Hawker Pacific Had Record October

While Western observers believe the Chinese market for business aviation has all but collapsed under the weight of the government’s anti-corruption campaign, there is another side to the picture: Flying activity there might be at record levels.

‘New’ Ameco Will Keep Focus On International Business
The restructuring earlier this year of one of the world’s leading maintenance, repair and overhaul organizations, Ameco Beijing, will increase its competitiveness at home and overseas, and bring new capabilities to its customers.
Embraer Hopes For First Middle East E2 Orders
Embraer is hoping to win its first order from the Middle East for its next-generation E-Jet E2 as the prototype regional airliner comes together at its headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil.
Junkers F13: Reviving a Legend 5
The world’s first all-metal commercial airplane, the Junkers F13 that first flew in 1919, has been brought back to life and put into production by the Rimowa luxury luggage company.
Vintage Aircraft Flock To Oshkosh 2
Much more of the General Aviation fleet than is realized is now composed of aircraft that are termed either classic or vintage.
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 2
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.
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