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 Adopts Higher Weights, More Seats For Standard Performance Rules 
Boeing is updating the standard rules for its airliner family brochure which will impact range, but this does not mean a change in actual performance, says the company.
La Reunion And The MH370 Puzzle
Aviation Week editors discuss the latest news surrounding the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 in March, 2014. If a “flaperon” found on the island this week is indeed from the Boeing 777-200ER, what does its location and condition tell us about the final minutes of the Beijing-bound widebody jet?
Second SS2 To Incorporate Modified Feather Unlocking System  7
The design, test and procedural weaknesses unearthed in the SpaceShipTwo accident should ultimately improve commercial spaceflight safety.
Found Flaperon Fits MH370 Profile  1
An aircraft component believed to be from a Boeing 777-200ER has washed ashore on Reunion Island and may help finally solve the MH370 crash mystery.
Found Flaperon Fits MH370 Profile  12
The discovery, not yet officially linked to Flight MH370, was made more than 16 months after the March 8, 2014, disappearance of 9M-MRO, the 777 that operated as MH370 between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing with 239 people on board.
Air-breathing Sabre Concept Gains Credibility  46
Reaction Engines gets a boost from AFRL’s validation of its Sabre engine cycle concept.
Unlocking Of Feathering Tail Caused SS2 Accident, NTSB Confirms  1
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson says the investigation will “help make the fledgling commercial space industry safer and better.”
NTSB Debates Report On Cause Of SS2 Crash  6
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is expected to adopt findings that the co-pilot’s earlier-than-planned unlocking of the feathering tail mechanism on SpaceShipTwo was the probable cause of the fatal accident that struck the suborbital project on Oct 31, 2014.
Massive Air Launch System Promises Reduced Costs  21
Stratolauncher studies universal payload pod for world’s largest-wingspan aircraft.
Virgin Galactic’s LauncherOne Prepares For Mass Production  5
Virgin plans big numbers, small satellites and low launch costs.
Reusable First Stages, Engines And Lifting Bodies To Cut Cost Of Space Access  5
Reusability is the focus for SpaceX, ULA, Airbus and others to make space transport more affordable, but they all take different approaches to reach the same goal
Subscale Reusable Launch System Demonstrator To Fly This Year  1
Flyback boosters and a reusable, scramjet-powered second stage to feature in Australian subscale launch demonstration
Turbomeca Details Clean Sky 2 Turboprop Test Plan  1
New technologies for an advanced turboprop are under review by Turbomeca in readiness for start of the next Clean Sky demonstrator program.
Hypersonic Airliner Market Exists, Says International Consortium  4
Hikari, a European-Japanese consortium, says hypersonic travel can be a reality, with stepwise work through all the development issues.
Mach 5 Airliner Operations Face Huge Challenges  60
Turnaround times, environmental impact and passenger comfort are among the key issues facing hypersonic travel planners.
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