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.


Podcast: The C Series Turnaround 1
Aviation Week editors discuss why Delta’s order of 125 Bombardier CSeries jets means so much and what it could mean for Airbus and Boeing
First Pre-Production 777X Wing Parts Targeted For June  1
On May 2, engineers will begin occupying the Boeing’s enormous new 777X composite wing center, marking a key milestone toward the start of assembly of the company’s new flagship large twinjet.
CFM Develops Durability Upgrade For NEO And MAX  19
CFM is testing an improved booster design for the Leap engine, which will be introduced on both the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX variants.
GE Pushes GE9X To 100,000 lb. Thrust 
General Electric says performance of the new engine remains on track a month after testing began.
Cal Poly Test To Benefit Future Cubesat Designs 
California Polytechnic—and a Florida high school—are working together to test a cubesat specifically designed as part of an experiment to wirelessly transmit payload data from launch to deployment.
NASA Testing For Close Encounters Of The UAS Kind 
NASA is beginning UAS testing that deliberately plans close encounters with “intruder” aircraft.
Boeing 737 Deliveries Pass Two Milestones 
Boeing has passed two milestones with the April 21 delivery of a 737-800 to China United Airlines.
Boeing Restructures To Hold The Line On 747-8  4
Boeing plans to keep production costs viable by closely integrating the 747 and 767 programs as orders for the larger aircraft slow.
Upgraded A320neo Geared Turbofan Due By June  3
Pratt says delivery of new production standard PW1100G engine for A320neo and the opening of extra production space will mark a turning point for GTF program.
Rescuing Iron Maiden’s ‘Ed Force One’  29
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson, a pilot rated in multiple aircraft, was impressed by how quickly a variety of companies worked to get his band’s tour plane back in action after an ground-handling accident.
FAA Mandates Icing Rework For GE’s Upgraded 787 Engine  1
Operators of Boeing 787s powered by upgraded General Electric GEnx-1Bs will be required to grind out additional space in their engine fan cases to prevent contact with the fan blades in the event of ice shedding or some other contact with a foreign object.
Boeing 737-8 Test Fleet Grows To Three Aircraft  15
The aircraft maker has learned from past production issues and is applying those lessons to pick up the pace of its 737-8 certification testing.
Rocket Lab’s Electron On Track For Test Flights 
New Zealand-based space launch company Rocket Lab has completed the qualification of the second stage of the Electron launch vehicle which will be lofted from a newly constructed site on the east coast of the country’s North Island.
First Production 737 MAX Set To Emerge From Renton Line  16
Despite being months away from entering service, the first production version of the 737 MAX is scheduled to emerge from Boeing’s Renton facility this month as part of a plan designed to ensure a trouble-free manufacturing and assembly build-up.
U.K. Company Sees Big Future For Hybrid Airship  4
British company plans to support remote oil and gas and mining installations with fleet of hybrid airships.

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