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.

WWI – The Great Waldo Pepper Meets Walter Mitty 3
World War I – 100 years ago. The aircraft were the highest tech of their time, and parachutes were not allowed for Allied pilots.
Airbus E-Fan Goes Hybrid
Airbus Group Innovations has flown its E-fan proof-of-concept electric aircraft with hybrid propulsion, adding an internal-combustion engine as a range extender.
Kit-Built Aircraft Could Lead China General Aviation Boom 
Just as public enthusiasm for unmanned aircraft systems forced the U.S. to draw up new rules for drones, so China’s civil aviation authorities will be forced to embrace general aviation (GA) as people take to the skies illegally.
EAA AirVenture 2016: Soul-Searching And Promising Progress  2
Although efforts to make flying safer took center stage this year, there was no dearth of new products and improvements on existing aircraft.
Secret Drone Appears at Oshkosh 2

A top secret World War II drone was unwrapped here at Oshkosh, while drones for the future could be seen in the Drone Pavilion.

More Warbirds Arrive At Oshkosh
Warbirds come in all shape and form, from fighters to transports. More arrived at EAA AirVenture as the week progressed.
Seen At Oshkosh: A Nose For Art 6
Combat crews often personalized their aircraft during World War II with nose art that featured their loved ones, their aggressive intentions, or their dreams and aspirations. Some good examples can be seen here at Oshkosh.
Oskhosh Air Show is Full of Surprises 3
The world’s best, and sometimes the world’s biggest, perform during the week at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
Warbirds Flock To Oshkosh 7
Hundreds of ex-military warbirds flock to Oshkosh every year, ranging from small training and liaison aircraft to fighters, mighty bombers and jets.
Intergalactic Embraer Phenom 100 Turning Heads At Oshkosh 2
The intergalactic Embraer Phenom 100 turning all heads at Oshkosh has a mission that is very much down to Earth.
Martin Mars Dwarfs The Seaplane Base At Oshkosh 8
Flying boats and seaplanes of many types come to Oshkosh 2016, but none are bigger than the Martin Mars.
Among The Oshkosh Stars 5

Weather delayed many arrivals but some of the exhibiting aircraft arrived early at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016.

New To Oshkosh 3
See new aircraft, companies and news at featured Oshkosh 2016.
Oshkosh Winner Makes Farnborough Debut 4
A 64-year old historic, Oshkosh-award-winning British Auster originally restored by the editor of Aviation Week ShowNews appeared in the static display at the Farnborough Airshow.
GE Turns Big Data Into Personal Healthcare For Engines
General Electric has set out to become the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming itself by using Big Data to shape everything from the way it makes things to supporting customers in the field.
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