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John Morris

John Morris
Editor-in-Chief, ShowNews,
Aviation Week ShowNews

John has led Aviation Week's ShowNews, the best-read daily news magazine of aerospace trade shows, for nearly two decades. His background in business journalism before joining Aviation Week includes stints at Reuters, the American Banker daily banking newspaper and as business news editor at the Milwaukee Journal and the Cincinnati Enquirer.

A lifelong aviation enthusiast, John has been a private pilot for 34 years and won an award at EAA Oshkosh for his restoration of a vintage British Auster army spotter aircraft. He is currently building a 1920s Staaken Flitzer biplane from plans. John attended his first Farnborough Air Show in 1952, when just eight months old.

Articles
Will Business Jets Weather Next Recession? 
While the business jet industry is on track for a “new normal” of 650-700 new aircraft deliveries a year for at least the next five years, an economic recession could derail even that flat performance.
World Fuel To Acquire Universal Weather’s Fueling Business 
A major consolidation in the fuel supply business was announced Aug. 22 as World Fuel Services agreed to buy Universal Weather and Aviation’s UVair Fueling Division for $170 million.
A Good Half-Year For Business Jet Deliveries 
Manufacturers of general aviation aircraft are having a mixed year, with increases in deliveries of business jets and piston-engine aircraft being offset by declines in turboprops and helicopters.
EAA AirVenture Breaks Records 
This year’s EAA AirVenture was the biggest ever.
Pilot Shortage A Nice Problem For Some 
A pilot shortage and increased demand for pilot training is an opportunity for those that build or support training aircraft, manufacturers say.
Fighters To Fireworks At EAA AirVenture
Past, present and future share common ground at the world’s largest aviation event: a passion for flight.
EAA AirVenture Spans The Spectrum
One cannot take in AirVenture in a couple of days. It is an extravaganza that flies from horizon to horizon.
Innovation At EAA AirVenture: A Chance To Create
Prizes do bring results, spurring imagination and innovation, says Gwen Lighter, CEO of the $2 million GoFly Prize global competition launched in 2017 to develop personal flying vehicles for everyone.
What’s New at Oshkosh This Year 1
AirVenture is a showcase for the latest in aviation products, new ideas or new company alliances, from pilot supplies to flying wings. Here are just a few of this year’s stand-outs.
EAA Wired For More Electric World 
The past, present and future shared a passion for flight at EAA AirVenture.
EAA AirVenture Is Wired For A More Electric World 
The future took the captain’s seat at the world’s largest aviation gathering, the annual Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
P-51 Fighters Flock to AirVenture
Warbirds flock to Oshkosh every year for the biggest gathering in the world of ex-military aircraft from World War II onwards, from piston-engined fighters and trainers through to not-so-old jets.
An Electric Ultralight Trainer—By Remote Control 
Ingenious is the best way to describe Chip Erwin’s latest pioneering development in aviation: an electric-powered ultralight that can train pilots in flight while the instructor remains on the ground.
GE Enters Hybrid Power Arena With XTI Trifan 
GE Aviation is entering aviation’s hybrid electric power market with the selection of its brand-new Catalyst turboprop by XTI Aircraft as the heart of the propulsion system for the XTI TriFan 600.
GE Enters Hybrid Power Arena With XTI Trifan 
GE Aviation is entering aviation’s hybrid electric power market with the selection of its brand-new Catalyst turboprop by XTI Aircraft as the heart of the propulsion system for the XTI TriFan 600.

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