Guy Norris

Senior Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Guy Norris

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
in Ares Apr 24, 2014

Increasing P-8A Capability

Boeing is testing the first P-8A maritime patrol aircraft....More
in Ares Apr 24, 2014

Pilot reaction to flying the F-35B

We have heard plenty about the easy and precise nature of the jet’s controllability....More
in From The Archives Apr 09, 2014

Boeing 777 -- 20 years on -- a roll out to remember

April 9 marks the 20th anniversary of the roll out of the first 777....More
in Things With Wings Mar 29, 2014

#MH370 search areas in perspective

A graphic puts the changing search areas for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 into clearer context....More

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