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
Warbirds 5
Want more warbirds? We've got them.
Warbirds 4
T-6s everywhere, three Douglas Skyraiders, a real Japanese Nakajima A6M2 Zero and more
FAA Rules Rewrite Won’t Slow Flight Design
Certification of Flight Design’s C4 four-seat light aircraft will not be held up by the FAA’s up to two-year delay in rewriting the Part 23 regulations that cover standards for general aviation aircraft.
Mahindra Rebrands Airvan, Looks to U.S. Assembly
Boosting U.S. sales is the first priority of India’s Mahindra Aerospace. The second is to set up a U.S. plant to make all the Airvan aircraft it hopes to sell here.
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Aug 1, 2014
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China Plans to Promote General Aviation

From plans to build a general aviation center in Zhenghou to an agreement to set up an EAA chapter, China is moving forward....More
Aug 1, 2014
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Podcast: Flight-Tracking After MH370

The notion that a modern airliner could vanish without a trace seemed ludicrous until MH370...More
Jul 31, 2014
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FADEC-equipped Diesels Need More Electrical Back-Ups 1

At AirVenture this year, I’ve seen numerous new aero turbo-diesel engines on display in various states of development....More
Jul 31, 2014
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Fuel-Air Rockets Arrive In Iraq

The residents of Gaza have one thing going for them -- they are not being targeted by Iraq's newest weapon....More

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