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
FlexSys-Built Morphing Flap Tested To Higher Deflections 
NASA is taking no chances with flight tests of a full-scale flexible flap designed to demonstrate the potential noise and drag benefits of a seamless, morphing structure.
Boeing To Push To 900 Deliveries Per Year 1
Bolstered by record backlogs and unprecedented demand, Boeing is on track to raise annual production to more than 900 commercial aircraft per year, says the company's chief technologist.
USAF Tanker Tests Could Slip By A Year, Pentagon Report Says 
Initial operational test and evaluation of the Boeing KC-46A tanker is "likely" to slip by at least one year according to the just-released fiscal 2014 annual report on the program from the Pentagon’s Director of Operational Test & Evaluation.
Third MUOS Launched By ULA Atlas V 
The U.S. Navy took a further step toward establishing its next-generation Mobile User Objective System satcom constellation with the successful launch of the third satellite by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V on Jan. 20.
New Civil Engine Tempo Outstrips Military Developments
Commercial engines set for major service entry milestones in 2015 while major military initiatives bank on upgrades and foreign sales in the short term and research for the long term.
The Week in Technology, Jan. 19-23, 2015  2
Single-pilot commercial operations coming; advanced composites institute formed; unmanned news-gathering moves closer; agile manufacturing for ISR; near-zero-power sensors.
Air-Launch Space Access Ventures Ramping Up In 2015 
Work on air-launch space access projects hits all-time high as test flights loom.
Certification Process Slows SpaceX’s Market Push 
SpaceX’s near-term plans for U.S. government work have been thwarted by certification requirements.
Single-Pilot Ops Will Start With Cargo And Long-Haul, Says Boeing 
“Some of those freight customers are asking us for those systems today,” says John Tracy, chief technology officer and senior vice president of Engineering, Operations & Technology at Boeing.
Boeing Extends GKN 737 MAX Work Package 
The award is a key breakthrough for GKN, which has been working to build up its winglet work with Boeing.
Air Force Seeks Data On Air-Breathing Tech For Space Access 
The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has issued a request for information (RFI) concerning air-breathing propulsion systems that could enable new and dependable responsive launch vehicles to reach orbit and sub-orbit.
Airbus Sees 1,000-Aircraft Market For A321LR 2
One approach to long-range ‘replacements’ for the venerable 757 is clearly defined with Airbus’s launch of its A321LR model.
Boeing Announces 737, 767 Leadership Shuffle
Beverly Wyse, who leads the 737 program and Renton site, will replace Jones as Vice President and General Manager of Boeing South Carolina (BSC). Wyse will be replaced by Scott Campbell who leads the 767 program at Everett and oversaw the first flight of the 767-2C freighter version for the KC-46A tanker program at the end of December.
Boeing Plays Down Long-Range A321neo Threat 20
The comments follow Airbus’s formal launch of its longer-range A321neo on Jan. 13 and reinforce Boeing’s view that the current-replacement market for the 757 may not be as large as Airbus forecasts.
 
Blogs
Jan 26, 2015
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New Photos: Chilled Lightning 2

F-35 begins extreme climate testing....More
Jan 26, 2015
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Boeing 777 -- Unveiling A Design Classic (1990) 3

No matter how you gauge the success of Boeing’s 777, whether in terms of sales, profitability, safety, versatility, longevity or derivatives, few can argue the remarkable impact the twinjet has made on the industry since entering service almost 20 years ago....More
Jan 23, 2015
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When Lockheed Martin Won The JSF Award (2001) 18

During its nearly 100 years of coverage, Aviation Week & Space Technology has covered many controversial programs. Perhaps none has been as big in terms of sheer value and global reach as the nine-nation, stealthy F-35 fighter project....More
Jan 22, 2015
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10 Things To Watch In The 2016 Budget Request

Six years into his presidency, President Barack Obama is planning to finally submit his budget request to Congress on time—meaning the week of Feb. 2 this year....More
Jan 21, 2015
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NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Finds Icy Ceres Cratered 2

"We know so much about the solar system and yet so little about dwarf planet Ceres," said Marc Rayman, Dawn's mission manager. "Now, Dawn is ready to change that."...More
Jan 21, 2015
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Peru Goes Dutch For SAR Helicopters

Peru will buy three used AB-412 search and rescue (SAR) helicopters from the Netherlands, Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert informed parliament Jan. 19....More
Jan 20, 2015
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Belgian Army Patrols City Streets

It was not a long weekend like it was in the States, but I felt the presence of the Belgian army on the streets of Brussels Jan. 17 when I saw a Light Multirole Vehicle bristling with antennas turn the corner on Rue Royale and drive past the parliament....More
Jan 20, 2015
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RNLAF F-35s Go To Edwards Air Force Base

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s flew to Edwards Air Force Base Jan. 16 for the operational test and evaluation phase....More

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