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
Vietnam Navy Stands Up First Fixed-Wing Unit 

The Vietnamese navy is close to completing its first fleet of fixed-wing aircraft with the delivery of the final pair of Viking Air DHC-6-400 Guardian maritime patrol and utility aircraft.

Pratt Validating Engine Fix For CSeries 
Bombardier hopes engine mod ends CSeries grounding
New Life For Old Workhorses 
‘Re-life’ program and gross weight increases boost market prospects for aging Twin Otters
Rolls Details Trent 7000 Plans For A330neo
Latest 787 and XWB engine technology provides jumping-off point for seventh Trent variant
Airbus: More Than 1,000 Orders Coming For A330neo 15
A decade after proposing it, Airbus launches the A330neo
Boeing Updates Its Fuselage Assembly Process 2
Boeing reveals its first major change to the civil fuselage assembly process since the 707
Engine Performance Pivotal For 777X, 787-10 1
GE and Rolls push advanced engine developments for 777X and final stretch of 787
BAE-Rockwell Wins 777X Deal
Boeing has selected a BAE Systems-led team to provide the fly-by-wire (FBW) flight control system for the 777X, marking a new phase of system and supplier decisions for its ultra-long range, larger capacity 777 derivative family.
ASL
Lockheed Signs Up First Order For Civil C-130J
ASL Aviation Group, owner of Safair the South African-based C-130 operator, has signed a letter of intent with Lockheed Martin for up to 10 LM-100Js, the commercial variant of the current C-130J airlifter.
Monarch Switches To Boeing 

FARNBOROUGH — Monarch Airlines, a current A320 operator, has selected the Boeing 737 MAX over the competing Airbus A320neo for its future fleet re-equipment plan.

The deal marks a significant turnover for Boeing in Europe where Airbus has so far dominated with the A320 and follow-on re-engined A320neo. The Monarch deal covers 30 737-8 and includes additional convertible options with first deliveries starting in 2018.

The 737 was selected “after a very fair process,” says Monarch executive chairman Iain Rawlinson. 

Boeing Launches Higher Capacity 737 MAX Variant 

FARNBOROUGH — Boeing is to offer a higher capacity variant of the 737-8, a member of the new MAX family, to further improve seat-mile operating economics and increase competitiveness against the Airbus A320neo.

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