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
Gamut Of New Developments At AirVenture 2014 
EAA AirVenture highlights product improvements, enduring passion
Industry Leaders Seek More FAA Focus On Part 23 Rewrite 
Industry leaders expressed dismay over FAA’s plans to release new Part 23 certification standards in late 2017, instead of the congressionally mandated 2015, saying the delay will further slow important safety initiatives.
Warbirds 5
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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.
Latest Blogs
Aug 29, 2014
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Boeing’s 787 ecoDemonstrator goes to work

Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator is back – but this time the company is using a 787 for the role rather than the polished aluminum 737-800 which it leased from American Airlines for the first ecoDem mission in 2012....More
Aug 29, 2014
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Aircraft Archaeology in the High Adirondacks

Hiking seven miles to one of the tallest peaks in the Adirondacks -- in the rain -- is not most people's idea of fun, but when searching for one of the many airplane wrecks hidden among the upstate New York park's mountains, pain and discomfort are irrelevant....More
Aug 29, 2014
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Lockheed’s Stunning Spy Satellite Loss – And Comeback

In September 1999, the National Reconnaissance Office dumped its incumbent imagery satellite contractor, Lockheed Martin, in favor of a bolder and less costly proposal led by Boeing....More
Aug 29, 2014
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Podcast: Bird Strike

We discuss how airports in the U.S. are managing wildlife hazards, and some of the more unconventional mitigation efforts....More

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