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
Boeing Studies Fuel Dashboard Expansion 
Innovative fuel dashboard system developed by Boeing yields fuel savings and may be extended to other applications.
UAE Confirms C-17 Buy As Final Aircraft Assembly Begins 
Boeing began assembly on the 279th and final C-17 at its Long Beach, California production site on Feb 26.
Higher Altitudes Cleared For GE-Powered 787, 747-8 In Icing 7
GE makes strides in anti-engine core icing strategies, as knowledge of phenomenon begins to grow.
FAA Relaxes GE-Powered 747-8, 787 Altitude Icing Restrictions 
General Electric-powered Boeing 747-8s and 787s will be allowed to operate at significantly higher altitudes in ice crystal icing (ICI) conditions following FAA approval of new engine control software.
Powerful Progress On Helicopter Engines 
With a swath of new helicopters entering service and more in the pipeline, engine manufacturers are pushing ahead with new developments and readying new powerplants for service.
Inside Australia’s Air Force Modernization  2
Modernization of Australia’s air force moves forward, in concert with plans to fully network air, land and sea operations under Plan Jericho.
Record CFM Orders Break 4,000 Barrier In 2014
CFM International has announced record annual sales of 4,244 CFM56 and Leap engines in 2014.
SSL Pushes Flexible Payload Satellite Concept 
The company, a subsidiary of MDA Corp of Canada, is best known for supplying large commercial geostationary (GEO) communications satellites but is actively exploring new territory, company President John Celli says.
Boeing Awaits Civil And Military Program Decisions In Australia 
Boeing hopeful of new business from a resurgent Qantas, looks for growth in military programs.
Australia’s Air Force Modernization  1
Australia’s highly modern Air Task Group, deployed last year for international operations against Islamic State militants, is a compact bellwether of an air force in transition.
Australian Air Task Group Is Glimpse Of Future RAAF 
Deployed in short order last year to bolster international operations against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria, Australia’s highly modern Air Task Group (ATG) is a compact bellwether of an air force in transition.
SpaceX To Upgrade Drone Ship For Next Falcon Landing Attempt 14
Because the platform is vulnerable to extreme conditions, SpaceX intends to equip the vessel with additional station-keeping capability.
Boeing Sees No Business Case For 757 MAX 24
Despite interest from a few carriers and lessors, Boeing is still skeptical that launching a new version of the 757 would be justified by market demand.
Virgin Galactic Selects Long Beach For LauncherOne 
The work will be undertaken in a 150,000-sq.-ft. building that Virgin will lease in Douglas Park, an industrial area on the north side of Long Beach airport built on land formerly occupied by McDonnell Douglas and Boeing.
SpaceX Plans Drone Ship Upgrade For Next Falcon Landing Attempt 
Forced to attempt its Falcon 9 first stage recoveries at sea, primarily for safety reasons, SpaceX now plans to beef up the seaworthiness of its autonomous spaceport drone ship to handle more extreme weathers and sea states.
 
Blogs
Mar 2, 2015
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1969: The Concorde's Hopeful First Flight 1

On March 2, 1969, Aviation Week’s Donald Fink was on hand to witness the first flight of the supersonic Anglo-French Concorde in Toulouse, France....More
Mar 1, 2015
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U.S. Spacewalkers Complete Space Station Docking Port Antenna Installations, Cable Extensions 2

"That was an amazing effort," said NASA spacewalker Terry Virts....More
Feb 27, 2015
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NavWeek: Running With the Pac

The general feeling among many of China’s naval neighbors and in U.S. military circles is that China has been turning into a bit of a bully in (re)staking territorial claims in the seas off its coasts....More
Feb 27, 2015
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A400M Faces Production Challenges in 2015

Initially, Airbus was supposed to deliver 22 aircraft to at least four customers this year....More
Feb 27, 2015
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Pilot Report: Flying The Embraer 170 (2003)

Former Editor-in-Chief Dave North wrote pilot reports on more than 120 aircraft during his career at Aviation Week. His visits to Embraer began in 1978, long before the Brazilian company’s privatization and emergence as a powerhouse in regional jets. Here, he recalls his Embraer experiences, culminating in a test flight of the E170....More
Feb 26, 2015
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France's Defense Procurement Agency Saved By Rafale Sale

French exports were up in 2014, but the year ahead brings uncertainty....More
Feb 25, 2015
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Inside The Roc's Lair 17

A rare glimpse of the world's largest aircraft under assembly in Mojave, California...More
Feb 25, 2015
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Pilot Report: Aviation Week Flies The Lockheed Martin U-2 (1999)

In 1999 Aviation Week's former Editor-in-Chief reached the highest altitude he had ever flown, in a U-2. Read his pilot report....More

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