Graham Warwick

Technology Managing Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense. 


Born and educated in Scotland, he graduated in aeronautical engineering and worked in advanced design at Hawker Siddeley Aviation in the U.K. before becoming an aerospace journalist. Before joining Aviation Week in April 2008, he spent almost 30 years with weekly aerospace news magazine Flight International, most recently as Americas Editor based in the U.S. 


Graham is a winner of the Decade of Excellence award for aviation journalism, and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.


In 2013 the Jesse H. Neal award for Best Technical Content was awarded to Graham Warwick and Guy Norris for their Advanced Propulsion feature.

Facebook Unveils Internet-Beaming UAV 
Facebook’s Connectivity Lab says the solar-powered Aquila flying-wing UAV — which has a span of 140 ft., comparable with a Boeing 737, but weighs less than 1,000 lb. — has been completed in the U.K. and is ready for flight and payload testing later this year in the U.S.
The Week in Technology, Aug. 3-7, 2015 
Facebook using UAV to provide Internet service; inflatable space tower may enable SSTO; JAXA low-boom test a success; blood samples survive delivery by UAV; radar upgrade overcomes wind-farm interference
Tethered UAVs Offer Safe Option For Civil Operations 
Tethered unmanned aircraft might prove to be an attractive alternative for use by first responders, newsgatherers, infrastructure monitors and disaster relief personnel.
Video Content Driving Changes In Small-UAV Market  1
This is not your father’s aviation industry: video live-streaming and auto-editing platform Trace acquires small-UAV maker Draganfly Innovations to move into commercial and industrial markets.
The Week In Aerospace And Defense
This week's top aerospace and defense news you need to know.
USAF Offers $2M Prize For Lightweight, Fuel-Efficient UAV Turbine
The winning engine will have twice the fuel efficiency of a turbine and power-to-weight three times better than a piston engine.
Wing Redesign Delays Bombardier Global 7000 Debut 
Redesign of the wing is the major driver behind a two-year delay in entry into service of the Bombardier Global 7000 long-range, large-cabin business aircraft, to the second half of 2018, says CEO Alain Bellemare.
Cytec Acquisition To Boost Solvay’s Aerospace Composites 
Belgian chemical company Solvay says the $5.5 billion cash acquisition of U.S.-based Cytec will make it the second-largest player in aerospace composite materials, behind Hexcel.
Japan’s Low-Boom Supersonic Drop Test Succeeds 
JAXA says the test is the first supersonic flight of an experimental aircraft using low-boom design techniques to reduce both front and rear shock waves.
NASA Studying Flying-Wing Mars Aircraft  3
A 1932 paper by famed German aerodynamicist Ludwig Prandtl inspires NASA Armstrong work on a tailless flying-wing aircraft that could eventually fly on Mars.
The Week In Technology, July 27-31, 2015  2
It’s been a busy week for unmanned-aircraft developments, including: naval debut for 3-D-printed UAV; Sony enters small-UAV services market; prescriptions arrive by UAV at free clinic; record claimed for swarming UAVs; unmanned wingman to the rescue; and the acoustic anti-drone sensor.
NASA Studying Flying-Wing Mars Aircraft  1
A 1932 paper by famed German aerodynamicist Ludwig Prandtl inspires NASA Armstrong work on a tailless flying-wing aircraft that could eventually fly on Mars
Cella, IAI To Study Solid-Hydrogen Fuel-Cell UAV 
Running a fuel-cell power system on hydrogen stored in solid pellets breaks the barrier to electric-UAV endurance set by battery life.
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