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.


Capacity Is Driving Aircraft Choices 
Launch of higher-density variants underlies inexorable narrowbody growth trend
Late Engine Issue Threatens A320neo Flight Delay 
LOS ANGELES and FRANKFURT— Airbus and Pratt & Whitney are believed to be tackling a late-developing certification issue with the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G geared turbofan in an attempt to stave off the looming threat of delay to the first flight of the re-engined Airbus A320neo.
The aircraft manufacturer, which declines to comment, has targeted September for first flight of the A320neo with the Pratt engine.
Late Engine Issue May Cause A320neo First Flight Delay 4

Airbus and Pratt & Whitney are believed to be tackling a late-developing certification issue with the PW1100G geared turbofan in an attempt to stave off the looming threat of a delay to the first flight of the re-engined A320neo.

GEnx Cleared After 787 Engine Checks 

General Electric says a series of just-completed checks show a GEnx-1B engine failure which forced the crew of a Thomson Airways Boeing 787 to divert to an airport in the Azores on Aug. 5 was an isolated one-off event.

Bombardier Details CSeries Return-To-Flight Plan 
Bombardier is to restart CSeries flight testing and remains confident the initial 110-seat CS100 will enter service in the second half of 2015, despite a halt of more than three months after an engine failure during ground testing.
The company says flight testing will resume this month with the second aircraft, FTV2. The aircraft was rolled out at Mirabel on Sep. 5. Bombardier confirms engine runs have begun. Close observers say the aircraft could fly as early as Sep.
Engine Makers Circle For V-22 Proposals 
Navair’s surprise launch of alternate V-22 engine study comes as Rolls tests latest upgrade
F-35 Fire: In Search Of A Solution 27
Operational debut is at risk of further slippage due to a safety-critical engine problem.
Ryanair Deal Launches High-Density Boeing 737MAX 5
The new version, called the 737 MAX 200 and first revealed by Boeing at this year’s Farnborough International Air Show, will seat up to 200, though Ryanair will configure it with seating for 197.
Bombardier CSeries Nears Return To Flight
Bombardier expects test flights of the CSeries airliner to resume by the end of September, following the installation of Pratt & Whitney PW1500G engines modified with a revised oil system.
SpaceX On Track For NASA Crew Launch Abort Tests 
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has completed the operations critical design review for its Dragon Rider space vehicle under NASA’s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract and is on track to conduct a critical pad-abort test in November.
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