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
Boom Time For Boeing Business Jets 
With world economies showing growth in all regions, business is booming for Boeing Business Jets.
Nexcelle Putting The ‘Pro’ In ‘Propulsion’ 
To Nexcelle President Ken Onderko, the integrated power system is not only a thing of beauty but also a marvel in engineering.
Aviation Partners Sets World Record—Without Winglets 
Famous for its advanced-technology winglets, Aviation Partners Inc. helped drive Steve Hinton Jr. and his highly modified P-51 Mustang to a new world record without them.
GE’s ‘Printed Turboprop’ Seen As Catalyst 
The world’s most “printed engine” is on track to run for the first time at the end of this year in Prague.
Japan Encourages Business Aviation 
Japan has set ambitious targets to double foreign visitors to 40 million a year by the 2020 Olympics, and business aviation will play a role.
MedAire’s Founder Wins NBAA Meritorious Service Award 
MedAire founder Joan Sullivan Garrett has won the NBAA 2017 Meritorious Service Award for turning into a reality her vision to help people needing remote medical care.
Nexcelle: Puts The ‘Pro’ In ‘Propulsion’
For those of you who think a nacelle is just a cover for an engine, you haven’t met Kenneth Onderko. Now you can: He’s here at the show.
Innov8 Brings Affordable Cabins To Older Jets 1
Older aircraft with obsolete cabin and entertainment systems will likely be condemned to the scrapheap when prospective buyers see how much it costs to upgrade them to today’s standards.
Honeywell Certifies Engine For Longitude 2
With Honeywell’s HTF7700L turbofan newly certified for the Cessna Longitude, the engine family powers almost all super-midsize jets on the market today.
Asian Sky Puts China Under The Microscope
Have you ever wondered how many general aviation aircraft there are in China? The answer has remained elusive due to the country’s vast size and difficulty in accessing reliable information.
Comlux Signs First-Ever BBJ MAX 8 Completion
Business is brisk at Comlux, the Swiss-based VIP aircraft management, operating and charter company that also has a U.S. completions and maintenance center in Indianapolis.
Honeywell Certifies Engine For Longitude 
With Honeywell’s HTF7700L turbofan newly certified for the Cessna Longitude, the engine family powers almost all super-midsize jets on the market today.
GE’s ‘Printed Turboprop’ Seen As Catalyst
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 at the end of this year in Prague, Czech Republic. It will power Cessna’s new Denali aircraft.
Taking Advantage of GE’s Engine
Textron Aviation points out that the Denali should offer more space, more tanks-full payload, more speed, bigger windows, a larger cargo door and better operating economics than archrival Pilatus PC-12. But it hasn’t spelled out any details.
You Can Get Lost in FDS’s New Moving Map
A new moving map unveiled here for business aviation could turn a taken-for-granted cabin utility into hours of entertainment.
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