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
Comeback Stepped Up By Piaggio  1
The plan to relaunch Italy’s Piaggio Aero Industries as a civil and defense aircraft manufacturer is gaining momentum some 20 months after moving production from an aging plant in Genoa to a clean-sheet-design factory in Villanova d’Albenga, about 56 mi. southwest.
GE’s ‘Printed Turboprop’ Will Run In 2017 
The world’s most “printed engine,” GE’s new Advanced Turboprop, in which additive manufacturing replaces 855 normally made parts with just 12 “printed” components, is on track to run for the first time this year. It will power Cessna’s new Denali aircraft.
Piaggio Steps Up Its Comeback 4
The plan to relaunch Italy’s Piaggio Aero Industries as a civil and defense aircraft manufacturer is gaining momentum some 20 months after moving production from an aging plant in Genoa to a clean-sheet-design factory in Villanova d’Albenga, about 56 mi. southwest.
Piaggio Ramps Up Its Comeback 
The plan to relaunch Italy’s Piaggio Aero Industries as a civil and defense aircraft manufacturer is gaining momentum some 20 months after moving production from an aging plant in Genoa to a clean-sheet-design factory in Villanova d’Albenga, about 56 mi. southwest.
GE’s ‘Printed Turboprop’ to Run This Year
The world’s most “printed engine,” GE’s new Advanced Turboprop, in which additive manufacturing replaces 855 normally made parts with just 12 “printed” components, is on track to run for the first time this year. It will power Cessna’s new Denali aircraft.
CAE Says Pilot Training Must Grow To Meet Demand 6
The world’s airlines will need 255,000 new airline pilots over the next 10 years, according to Canadian company CAE, which bills itself as the industry’s leading training organization for commercial aviation with a market share of about 25%.
GE Aviation Looks To Future, Takes Breath 
​Imagine the calm in the center of a whirlwind. There sits David Joyce, president and CEO of GE Aviation and vice-chair of GE, as future technologies, new materials and the developing world of digital flash by at blurring speed.
Parker Hannifin's Road To Success At 100 Years 1
Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets, with revenues last year of US$11.4 billion. Getting there wasn’t an easy road.
GE Aviation Takes a Breath, Looks to the Future 3
​Imagine the calm in the center of a whirlwind. There sits David Joyce, president and CEO of GE Aviation and vice-chair of GE, as future technologies, new materials and the developing world of digital flash by at blurring speed.
Méheust Climbed the Ladder of Success
Six years ago, Gaël Méheust landed the second launch order for CFM International’s Leap engine, with an order to power 30 Airbus A320 neo aircraft for Scandinavian airline SAS.
Embraer Marks ‘Transformative Year’ With Paris Air Show Debuts
Embraer is marking “an exciting and transformative year” with the Paris Air Show debut of three of the world’s top aircraft in their class.
GE’s ‘Printed Turboprop’ Will Run This Year 7
The world’s most “printed engine,” GE’s new Advanced Turboprop in which additive manufacturing replaces 855 normally made parts with just 12 “printed” components, is on track to run for the first time this year. It will power Cessna’s new Denali aircraft.
Victor Makes FT Growth List; Sets Sights on $100 Million In Transactions by Next EBACE
​Victor, the London-based international internet jet charter marketplace, has been named Europe’s fastest-growing aviation business in the FT1000, a new Financial Times poll of the continent’s most dynamic, fast-moving businesses.
GE: Single-Lever E-Control for Small Turboprops 1
GE Aviation is pioneering electronic single-lever engine control for small turboprop aircraft, making flying easier and safer than ever before.
Biggin Hill Expands Hours, Adds ILS
​Few business aviation airports in the world are extending their opening hours and adding new instrument landing systems to attract more traffic. But London Biggin Hill, one of six business jet-friendly airports serving the UK’s capital city, is flying against the trend.
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