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.


Auto ACAS Moves To Next Development Stage 
U.S. Air Force completes air collision prevention tests as prelude to development of fully integrated safety system for fighter aircraft.
Conducting Collision Avoidance Testing Without Colliding 
Testing USAF’s new fighter collision avoidance poses challenges in preventing mishaps during the test-flight evaluation process
Students Take Researcher Role At USAF Test Pilot School 
USAF Test Pilot School involves students in testing Auto ACAS collision avoidance system, providing benefits for all parties involved in the process.
Auto ACAS Flight Testing
Aviation Week Senior Editor Guy Norris takes us on a test flight of the automatic air collision avoidance system, auto ACAS, with the U.S. Air Force 416th Flight-Test Sqdn.
Qantas Buoyant On Early Results From ‘Transformation Plan’ 

SEATTLE—Australian carrier Qantas says it is seeing better-than-expected initial results from its recently invoked, company-wide cost-savings plan to stem losses and return the airline to profitability.

Boeing Ramps Up 777X Wing Preparations 
The moves come as Boeing advances with assembly of its new, 777X composite-wing fabrication and assembly site at Everett, Washington, which will measure one million square feet.
Qantas Buoyant On Early Results From ‘Transformation Plan’ 
The company posted a $2.8 billion loss in the last financial year, but Qantas CFO Gareth Evans says there are strong indications of a turnaround across its domestic and international operations.
Redesigned Tailhook Tests Well In F-35 Sea Trials 3
A pair of Lockheed Martin F-35Cs have successfully completed their first series of arrested landings and catapult takeoffs from the carrier USS Nimitz this month, marking the start of the developmental test program for the U.S. Navy’s first stealthy piloted aircraft.
Podcast: F-35C Carrier Trials 1
Aviation Week editors discuss the F-35C and its ongoing carrier trials.
SpaceShipTwo Probe Focuses On Human Factors, Test Procedures 10
While the SpaceShipTwo crash investigation continues, the full impact on the vehicle’s design and operations, as well as the effect on Virgin Galactic’s schedule, remains unclear.
SpaceShipTwo Crash Pilot Provides First-hand Account To NTSB 10
Pete Siebold, the surviving member of the two-man SpaceShipTwo test crew has revealed how he was thrown clear of the sub-orbital spaceplane as it disintegrated at around 50,000 ft. over the Mojave desert during a powered test flight on Oct 31.
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