Guy Norris

Senior Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Guy Norris

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

1958: 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 From The Archives Oct 02, 2014

2004: 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
in From The Archives Sep 24, 2014

1987: A320 First Flight Remembered

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

1961: 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
in From The Archives Sep 08, 2014

1965: 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

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