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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. He received the 2015 Lauren D. Lyman Award for outstanding achievement in aerospace communications. And in 2018 he was awarded Technology Writer of the Year by the judges of the Aerospace Media Awards.

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 also authored more than a dozen books on the histories of Airbus, Boeing and other airframe manufacturers.

Articles
Virgin Galactic Declares Spaceport America ‘Operationally Ready’ 
WhiteKnightTwo performs simulated space launch flight profiles over New Mexico as Virgin Galactic gears up for tests and operations from Spaceport America.
NASA’s Space Launch System Debut Looks Set To Slip Into 2021 
Test schedules now look certain to push first SLS launch for the Artemis 1 mission from next year into 2021.
Rolls-Royce Begins E-Fan X Generator Tests 
Engineers in Norway have started ground tests of a compact 2.5-megawatt generator, marking a key milestone towards flight tests of the Airbus and Rolls-Royce E-Fan X hybrid-electric demonstrator in 2021.
Rolls-Royce Begins E-Fan X Generator Tests 
Engineers in Norway have started ground tests of a compact 2.5-megawatt generator, marking a key milestone toward flight tests of the Airbus and Rolls-Royce E-Fan X hybrid-electric demonstrator in 2021.
SLS Testing Pushes Launch Debut Into 2021 
Although NASA still is officially targeting late 2020 for the SLS debut in the Artemis-1 test mission, the agency is widely expected to acknowledge the slide as part of the outcome of an ongoing review associated with recent leadership changes in its exploration programs.
Crucial Commercial Crew Tests Loom For Boeing, SpaceX 
Despite test incidents and delays to both NASA commercial crew systems, Boeing expects to conduct the first uncrewed orbital flight of its CST-100 Starliner in October, while SpaceX still hopes to fly astronauts in the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station by the end of the year.
Spaceport America ‘Operationally Ready’ For Virgin Galactic 
Virgin Galactic has declared its new base at Spaceport America operationally ready as the company sets its sights on the long-anticipated start of commercial suborbital spaceflights from the New Mexico facility in 2020.
Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport America Is ‘Operationally Ready’ 1
Virgin Galactic has declared its new base at Spaceport America operationally ready as the company sets its sights on the long-anticipated start of commercial sub-orbital space flights from the New Mexico facility in 2020.
Scramjet Thrust Milestone Achieved In USAF Tests 
With much hypersonic defense work focused on boosted glide vehicles, a U.S. Air Force scramjet test shows air-breathing technology is quickly closing the gap.
Boeing Delays 777-8 Development Work  1
Slow market uptake and stretched resources are factors behind Boeing’s decision to halt 777-8 work for now.
NASA Tests SLS Block 1 Cargo For Jupiter Moon Mission  1
New techniques reduce risk for SLS as NASA steps up test campaign for Europa Clipper cargo version.
All-electric Propulsion Shapes Startup Eviation’s Regional Aircraft  3
Design from the ground up around battery-electric propulsion drove the unconventional appearance of Eviation’s Alice.
Researchers Advance High Power-density Superconducting Propulsion 
Design teams refine technology for high-power electric motors and generators that can be competitive with gas turbines.
Boeing Temporarily Halts 777-8 Development 
Boeing confirmed Aug. 14 that it is sliding development of its long-range 777-8 back.
U.S. Air Force Tests Achieve Scramjet Thrust Milestone 
Despite the U.S. Defense Department’s near-term emphasis on the test and development of rocket-boosted hypersonic glide weapons, most proponents of high-speed defense doctrine concur that mastery of air-breathing technology is critical to the longer-term viability of Mach 5-plus tactical systems.

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