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
Rolls-Royce Details Advance And UltraFan Test Plan
Rolls-Royce’s future turbofan strategy will leverage European, national and company research
U.S. And Australia Extend Hypersonic Pact To 2017 
Tests to unravel final hidden hypersonic phenomena will unlock full scramjet potential
Reaction Ramps-Up For Full-Scale Sabre Demonstrator 
An innovative engine cycle conceived for a single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) launch concept is attracting interest for possible wider application in several air-breathing hypersonic roles.
Turboprops Lay Groundwork For Open Rotor Engines 
Radical new future propeller concepts emerge from integrated concept design studies
Prop Blades Drive New Manufacturing Techniques 
Dowty is engaged in an advanced composite design and manufacturing research effort to prepare for a coming wave of new-generation blades, whether they are longer, thinner propellers or large-scale, wide-chord blades for an open rotor.
NASA Closes On Commercial Crew Selection 10
Commercial Crew bidders hint at future directions as NASA selection looms
SpaceX Ponders ‘Dry Landing’ For Falcon 9 On Barge 

LOS ANGELES – Bolstered by positive results from initial “soft landing” tests of Falcon 9 first stages in the Atlantic Ocean and evaluations of its vertical landing F9R reusable demonstrator in Texas, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) says it is on track for a dry landing attempt by year’s end that may occur on a barge anchored off the Florida coast.

SLS Design ‘Looks Strong’ After Review 
Core stage preparations continue as momentum builds for test and assembly of first SLS
Commercial Crew Contenders Ramp Up Testing 

LOS ANGELES — Boeing, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Sierra Nevada Space Systems are working through a final series of tests and development milestones as NASA’s final decision looms on which team will build systems to transport crews to the International Space Station.

High-Res WorldView-3 Satellite Placed In Orbit 

VANDENBERG AFB, California — DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3, the most sophisticated super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite yet developed, has been placed in a polar low Earth orbit following its successful launch here Aug. 13.

SpaceX Ponders ‘Dry Landing’ For Falcon On Barge 
Bolstered by positive results from initial “soft landing” tests of Falcon 9 first stages in the Atlantic Ocean and evaluations of its vertical landing F9R reusable demonstrator in Texas, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) says it is on track for a dry landing attempt by year’s end.
High-Res WorldView-3 Satellite Placed In Orbit
DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3, the most sophisticated super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite yet developed, has been placed in a polar low Earth orbit following its successful launch from here on Aug. 13.
Commercial Crew Contenders Ramp Up Testing 
Boeing, SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Space Systems are working through a final series of tests and development milestones as NASA’s final decision looms.
NASA Plans Parachute Redesign After Supersonic Decelerator Tests 

SAN DIEGO — NASA is preparing to repeat tests of a large, inflatable deceleration device designed to help land large payloads on Mars after incorporating lessons learned from a mostly successful initial test over the Pacific on June 28.

First Leap-1As For A320neo Enter Production
CFM Leap development intensifies as first NEO engines begin assembly and -1C nears flight-test
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