Guy Norris

Senior Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Guy Norris

in Things With Wings, On Space Oct 14, 2014

High Hopes – Can Compact Fusion Unlock New Power For Space And Air Transport?

Plan has huge implications for future space and aircraft propulsion....More
in From The Archives Oct 14, 2014

False Starts For Aviation’s ‘Atomic Age’

Aviation Week has been reporting on and, in one case unwittingly, furthering the cause of nuclear-powered aircraft for more than 60 years. Spurred....More
in On Space, From The Archives Oct 02, 2014

Remembering the X-Prize

Ten years ago the world’s first privately built spaceship was flown to sub-orbit high over California, clinching the $10 million Ansari X-Prize and....More

A320 First Flight Remembered

Today’s flight of the Pratt....More
in Ares, On Space, From The Archives Sep 19, 2014

Higher and Faster in the X-15

Fifty five years ago this week test pilot Scott Crossfield flew the North American Aviation X-15 rocket plane on its first powered flight....More

Boeing’s Baby Jetliner – Five Decades of Growth

The high density MAX 8 version is a far cry from the stubby little 82-seat design originally envisioned by Boeing in the mid-1960s for its 737 launch....More
in From The Archives Sep 05, 2014

1971: DC-10 Pilot Report

Almost exactly 43 years ago this week, Aviation Week subscribers were settling down to enjoy a pilot’s report on the brand new McDonnell Douglas DC-....More
in Things With Wings Aug 29, 2014

Boeing’s 787 ecoDemonstrator goes to work

Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator is back – but this time the company is using a 787 for the role rather than the polished aluminum 737-800 which it leased....More
in Things With Wings Aug 08, 2014

Podcast: Commercial Engine Makers Face Acid Test

The seemingly insatiable appetite of the world’s airlines for new aircraft is propelling the airframe and engine market to dizzying new heights in....More
in Things With Wings May 19, 2014

Flying In The Legacy 500

Embraer’s new Legacy 500 midsize business jet combines the spritely handling of a smaller, high performance aircraft with the quiet,....More

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