Guy Norris

Senior Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Guy Norris

in Ares Aug 21, 2015

What Do Spy Plane Pilots Eat?

As flight durations can be lengthy U-2 pilots eat a form of liquidized food through a tube which is inserted into the helmet through a special port....More
in From The Archives Aug 14, 2015

Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as....More
in From The Archives Aug 11, 2015

MD-80: You'll Love What It Does For Your Figures

This 1984 advertisement placed in Aviation Week....More
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
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Aug 27, 2015
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Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 20

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015
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Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015
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Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 29

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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