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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
GE Sees Military Driving Next-Gen Technology 
With commercial now set after a decade of renewal, hundreds of engineers and research and development resources are being tasked with creating future generations of military powerplants.
GE Sees Military as Driving Next-Gen Technology
Having renewed its commercial aviation portfolio with new engines good for another 15 to 20 years, GE Aviation is bringing resources to bear on its military business.
Dassault Grows Its MRO Footprint
Dassault Aviation’s recent acquisition of two major maintenance networks in business aviation signals a strategic shift to capture more of the revenues a Falcon generates over its life.
Web Manuals Launches Its Online Store
The company reported a 63% growth in Europe last year, and the sign-up rate looks to be continuing into 2019.
Bellawings Becomes China's Largest Bombardier Global Operator

Hong Kong’s HK Bellawings Jet Ltd. will become China’s largest fleet operator of Bombardier Global 7500s after converting two options to firm orders for the ultra-long-range, high-speed aircraft at EBACE.

It also has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for five additional Global 7500s.

Last May, Bellawings surprised EBACE by unveiling an intent to purchase up to 18 Global 6500 and Global 7500 aircraft, for a potential value of $1.14 billion.

Embraer Plans More Business Jets
Embraer is working to expand its business jet lineup even before the ink is dry on the certification of its brand new super midsize Praetor 600 – and as its midsize Praetor 500 flies toward that goal in December.
GE Catalyst Makes First Full-Power Tests
The world’s most “printed engine,” GE’s new Catalyst advanced turboprop in which additive manufacturing replaces 855 normally made parts with just 12 “printed” components, ran at full power for the first time last month with its composite five-blade McAuley propeller.
Thoroughbreds Challenge Speed, Distance and Time
For four years Gulfstream’s ultra-long-range G650ER has reigned as the world’s fastest and farthest business jet. Then in January, the newly-certified Bombardier Global 7500 proved it could go even further.
Lufthansa Technik Unveils Futuristic Cabin
Younger customers and new-generation aircraft are compelling VIP completions centers such as Lufthansa Technik to adapt futuristic technologies for their luxury cabins.
BHS Helicopter Service Expands With Swiss Buy

Bamberg-based BHS Helicopter service has solidified its growth plans with the acquisition of the Swiss helicopter business of its Stuttgart-based cooperation partner DC Aviation. The move brings greater critical mass to the helicopter business, while allowing each company to focus on rotary and fixed wing charter and management, respectively.

Comlux Completion Joins the Widebody Club
Comlux delivered its first VIP wide body cabin completion on an Airbus ACJ330.
Embraer Plans More Business Jets 
Embraer is working to expand its business jet lineup even before the ink is dry on the certification of its brand new super midsize Praetor 600.
Luckily For Bizjet-makers, China Is Not Asia’s Only Market 
The Asia-Pacific business jet fleet grew just 1.4% in 2018. Growth in Southeast Asia offset a collapse in net deliveries in China.
Bell Ringing Up China Helicopter Orders 
Bell Helicopter is hovering high in China after winning orders for more than 200 rotorcraft over the last couple of years.
Bell Ringing Up China Helicopter Orders 
Bell Helicopter is hovering high in China after winning orders for more than 200 rotorcraft over the last couple of years.
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