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.


Virgin's Second SpaceShip Two Nears Completion 
Virgin Galactic wraps up a series of successful hot fire rocket tests and is nearing completion of its SpaceShip Two suborbital launch vehicle. Here is a look at the company's Mojave, California, operations.
SpaceShipTwo Goes Back To Improved Rubber Fuel 
Virgin Galactic confirms that it has reverted to an improved form of the original rubber-based fuel for powering the company’s sub-orbital SpaceShipTwo.
SpaceX Confirms Strut Failure As Cause Of Falcon Loss 
SpaceX says the upper-stage strut first identified as the prime suspect has been officially confirmed as the root cause of the June 28 mishap.
Test Plan To Cut F-35B Rolling Landing Risk  6
U.S and U.K. military units will begin test flights using a ski jump ramp in the build-up to trials with the U.K. Royal Navy’s new, ramp-configured HMS Queen Elizabeth carrier in 2018-19.
Dream Chaser Readied To Resume Flight Tests  8
Sierra Nevada Space Systems will deliver its Dream Chaser engineering test article to NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California around year’s end and plans to resume atmospheric drop testing in the first quarter of 2016.
Colorado Submits Spaceport Proposal 
The launch site’s application will be submitted by the end of the month.
ATK Prepares To Ship Enhanced Cygnus Module 
Cygnus' next mission, which is set to launch in December on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, represents part of Orbital ATK’s return-to-flight operations following the loss of its Antares rocket on the Orb-3 resupply mission last October.
USAF, Lockheed To Test Safety Upgrade For Older F-16s 
Lockheed and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are preparing to test a modified F-16 flight control computer that will enable older, analog Air National Guard Block 30 F-16s to be upgraded with automatic ground collision avoidance systems.
NASA’s Vision For Manned Missions To Mars  31
NASA is moving forward in the real world with studies of concepts for an ascent vehicle to lift humans from the surface of the red planet.
Airbus: A320neo Flight Tests On Track Despite Engine Troubles 
Engine issues in testing caused a stop to A320neo flight tests, but Airbus still hopes to meet its year-end target of first deliveries to Qatar Airways.
Testing A Combined Air, Ground Anti-collision System 
The key challenge to integrating the two systems is to avoid scenarios in which evading one threat might inadvertently put the aircraft in danger from another type of collision.
Airbus Replaces First A320neo Test-Aircraft Engine 
Airbus has suffered a setback in its A320neo flight-test program, following discovery of what it calls “minor damage” to one test aircraft’s engine.
Boeing’s KC-46 Pegasus Finally Achieves First Flight  3
The U.S. Air Force and Boeing hope the long-awaited KC-46 first flight will kick off a robust test program.
NASA Details Mars Ascent Vehicle Concept  4
The Mars ascent vehicle (MAV) will be very different from the ascent stage of the Apollo Lunar Module, the only craft ever to carry humans off the surface of another planetary body.
NASA Explains Mars Ascent Vehicle Concept 
The Mars ascent vehicle (MAV) will be very different from the ascent stage of the Apollo Lunar Module, the only craft ever to carry humans off the surface of another planetary body.

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