Guy Norris

Senior Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Guy Norris

in From The Archives Jul 20, 2015

Higher: 100 Years of Boeing - Book Review

To mark the milestone of Boeing's centenary in 2016, Russ Banham has written ‘Higher: 100 Years of Boeing’ – a lavishly illustrated and meticulously....More
in Ares Jun 03, 2015

Boom Time For Boeing Tanker

EMD1, the first test aircraft in Boeing’s KC-46A engineering and manufacturing design program, is beginning fuel system ground tests at Paine Field,....More
in Things With Wings May 15, 2015

Cardington: Britain’s Airship Heritage

Construction of Cardington’s Number 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Construction of Cardington’s No. 1 shed,....More
in From The Archives Mar 02, 2015

1969: The Concorde's Hopeful First Flight

On March 2, 1969, Aviation Week’s Donald Fink was on hand to witness the first flight of the supersonic Anglo-French Concorde in Toulouse, France....More
in On Space Feb 25, 2015

Inside The Roc's Lair

A rare glimpse of the world's largest aircraft under assembly in Mojave, California....More
in From The Archives Feb 06, 2015

707 Flight Testing – And Not Talking About Rolls (1956)

Our 1956 test pilot story goes into great detail about the overall impressive handling capabilities of the Boeing 707....More
in From The Archives Jan 29, 2015

XS-1 Supersonic Scoop (1947)

Aviation Week scored one of the biggest aerospace scoops of the 20th century when on December 22, 1947, it revealed that the fabled sound barrier had....More
in From The Archives Jan 26, 2015

Boeing 777 -Unveiling A Design Classic (1990)

No matter how you gauge the success of Boeing’s 777, whether in terms of sales, profitability, safety, versatility, longevity or derivatives, few can....More
in From The Archives Jan 16, 2015

727 And The Birth Of Boeing’s ‘Family’ Plan (1962)

The new look of Boeing’s three-engined 727 caused quite a stir when it was unveiled in November 1962, as Aviation Week noted in its extensive....More
in Ares Dec 22, 2014

Emergency Festive Bookshelf Ideas

Facing a last minute book idea emergency? If you are ready to scramble, here are a couple of last minute suggestions....More
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