Guy Norris

Guy Norris
Senior Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, based in Los Angeles. Before joining Aviation Week in 2007, Guy was with Flight International, first as technical editor based in the U.K. and most recently as U.S. West Coast editor. Before joining Flight, he was London correspondent for Interavia, part of Jane's Information Group. 
In 2013 the Jesse H. Neal award for Best Technical Content was awarded to Guy Norris and Graham Warwick for their Advanced Propulsion feature.
Guy is also a multiple winner of the Royal Aeronautical Society Aerospace Journalist of the Year Award in the Air Transport, Propulsion and Systems/Technology categories, and in 2006 he received the Royal Aeronautical Society Decade of Excellence Award for sustained achievement in aerospace journalism. 
Amongst other works Guy has authored the aerospace section of a science encyclopedia and co-authored, and produced an educational aviation CD-ROM. Guy has authored more than a dozen books on the air transport industry and been honored with several journalism awards including the several books on the histories of Airbus, Boeing and other airframe manufacturers.


Early Start For E190-E2 Flight-Test Program 
Results of Embraer’s E190-E2 first flight portend smooth entry into service.
Embraer’s E190-E2 Takes To The Air 3
A total of four E190-E2s will be involved in the test and certification program, the last of which will have a fully configured interior.
Blue Abyss—World’s Deepest Indoor Space Training Pool 
When completed in 2018, the Blue Abyss space-environment simulation pool will be the largest in the world.
PW800 For Gulfstream G600 Progresses
Pratt & Whitney Canada shipped initial PW800 engines to Gulfstream for the G600, the second variant in the company’s new ultra-long range business jet family now under final assembly in Savannah, Georgia.
Bees And Wasps: 90 Years Of Pratt's First Engine 6
Ninety years ago, we reported on flight tests of Pratt & Whitney first engine. With Aviation Week now 100 years old, we take a look back at the legendary Wasp radial.
Australia, U.S. Complete Mach 7.5 Hypersonic Test 
The HIFiRE program is designed to explore the fundamental science of hypersonic flight and pave the way for future generations of high-speed propulsion systems, vehicles and weapons.
Pratt & Whitney Ships First Modified A320neo Engines  10
Pratt & Whitney has confirmed that the first engines incorporating hardware modifications to speed up the start time of the PW1100G geared turbofan have shipped to Airbus for installation on the A320neo.
Embraer Begins E190-E2 Flight-Test Program  6
The first test flight was several weeks ahead of schedule, paving the way for a Farnborough appearance.
Behind The Scenes Of P&W’s Production Plan 
The engine-maker is using the latest in supply-chain methodologies and assembly line design to meet its production goals.
Q400 Tire Blowout Investigation Highlights Regulation Gap 
Canada’s safety board warns that other aircraft types could be at risk of landing gear collapse because of a gap in certification regulations.
Behind The Scenes: Three Engine Companies, Three Aircraft

I am fortunate that flying in unusual or novel aircraft comes with the territory in my job, but my latest assignment to visit the ‘big three’ engine makers for our May 23 propulsion special was noteworthy for the sheer variety of types flown over a short span of days.

Behind the Scenes: Testing The Big Engines  1
Aviation Week's Guy Norris recently had the opportunity to fly on General Electric's newest flying testbed, a former JAL Boeing 747-400 based at the company's Victorville Flight Test Operations in California.
Automation Is Key To Pratt & Whitney Ramp-up Plan  1
For big production increases, including for the PW1000G, Pratt is investing in manufacturing initiatives such as “intelligent” or automated production cells and advanced materials.
Trent XWB For First A350-1000 Is Set For Delivery 
The delivery of the Trent XWB engine brings Rolls-Royce a step nearer to realizing its long-cherished dream of exclusivity across a widebody family.
Positioning GE’s Flight-Test Operation For The Future  1
As GE readies for a series of new campaigns culminating in flights of the GE9X in 2017, it is feeling the operational benefit of changes made to cope with a set of simultaneous test efforts, which hit an all-time record in 2015.

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