Guy Norris

Senior Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Guy Norris

MD-11 Memories

KLM will operate three final farewell passenger flights of the MD-11 on Nov 11, an event that marks the end of the Dutch carrier’s 80-year....More
in Things With Wings Oct 24, 2014

Orphan bizjet update

Here’s some news about the McDonnell Model 119/220 I wrote about earlier this week....More
in Things With Wings Oct 23, 2014

McDonnell’s Orphan Bizjet Survivor

My route to this year’s NBAA in Orlando took me through El Paso, Texas, where I caught a fleeting glimpse of one of the strangest, and earliest,....More
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

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