Guy Norris

Senior Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Guy Norris

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
in Ares Nov 25, 2014

Auto ACAS F-16 Training Day

Preparations for my Auto ACAS flight began the previous day with training and equipment fitting at Edwards AFB....More
in Ares Nov 25, 2014

Simulation Key Enabler For Auto ACAS Flight Testing

Simulation Key Enabler for Auto ACAS Flight Testing Designed to save aircraft from collision with just seconds to spare, Auto ACAS is meant to....More

1990: 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
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) 12

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 28

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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