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.

 

Articles
Trent TEN Makes First Flight On 787 

The first Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engine for the Boeing 787 began test flights in Seattle on Dec 7 on an early-development aircraft.

Virgin Galactic's Second SpaceShipTwo Begins Glide Flights  1
Virgin Galactic has begun glide flights of the second—and significantly improved—SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle after completing a fourth and final captive carriage flight under the WhiteKnightTwo mothership.
CFM Prepares for Leap MRO 
The General Electric-Safran joint venture is proactively gearing up its MRO capabilities to cater for both predicted and unpredicted events, given the unprecedented speed at which the new fleet will grow over the next four years, as Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737MAX deliveries accelerate.
SpaceShipTwo Flies Free 

Virgin Galactic has begun glide flights of the second, and significantly improved, SpaceShipTwo (SS2) sub-orbital vehicle after completing a fourth, and final, captive carriage flight under the WhiteKnightTwo mothership.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Explores Detonation Engine Options  10
Aerojet Rocketdyne rotating detonation-engine study takes a big step toward boosting gas turbine efficiency through pressure-gain combustion.
GE Assembles First GE9X Certification Engine 
GE is also completing key endurance tests of lightweight, heat-resistant ceramic matrix composites that are pivotal to the GE9X meeting performance goals.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Flies Free  5

Virgin Galactic has begun glide flights of the second, and significantly improved, SpaceShipTwo (SS2) sub-orbital vehicle after completing a fourth, and final, captive carriage flight under the WhiteKnightTwo mothership.

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Flies Free 

Virgin Galactic has begun glide flights of the second, and significantly improved, SpaceShipTwo (SS2) sub-orbital vehicle after completing a fourth, and final, captive carriage flight under the WhiteKnightTwo mothership.

Embraer Pushes E175-E2 Service Entry Back To 2021 
Embraer is deferring entry-into-service of the E175-E2, the third member of its new-generation “E2” airliner family, by a year to 2021, citing ongoing uncertainty over the settlement of scope-clause agreements at mainline carriers in the U.S., the chief market for the variant.
Embraer Moves Back E175-E2 Service Entry Date 
Embraer CEO cites pragmatic market reasons for delaying E175-E2 debut amid scope clause uncertainty. Production of the current E175 will be extended.
Stratos 714 VLJ Completes First Flight 
Startup aircraft company Stratos flew its four-seat 714 very light jet (VLJ) for the first time from Redmond, Oregon, on Nov 21.
Pratt Expects Busy Year-End As Geared Turbofan Catches Up  1
Engine OEM improves delivery schedule and improves blade quality.
Pratt Sees Busy Year-End As It Targets GTF Catch-Up  14
Engine OEM improves delivery schedule and improves blade quality.
Boeing Leadership Changes Drive Services Agenda 
The appointments of Kevin McAllister as Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and Stan Deal as Boeing Global Services chief will focus the company on its drive for more services business.
Service Drive Defines Boeing Leadership Shuffle 
The surprise announcement, which ends growing speculation over the choice of future leadership of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, marks the first time since the mid-1960s that it has been led by an executive from outside the company.
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